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Oxrorp Untversity Press WAREHOUSE 

AmeEN Corner, E.C. 











HERMANN ETHE, Pux.D., Hon. M.A. 






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Tue Delegates of the Clarendon Press have kindly consented to issue the description of the Persian 
MSS.—the last sheet of which has just been printed off—as Part I of my complete ‘Catalogue of the 
Persian, Turkish, Hindüstâni, and Pushtü MSS. in the Bodleian Library, in order to present this 
volume in a handy form to the forthcoming eighth International Oriental Congress at Stockholm and 
Christiania. Part II, which is in a forward state of preparation, will contain—(1) the description of the 
Turkish, Hindüstâni, and Pushtü MSS. in the Bodleian; (2) a complete Index of the whole work (in 
five distinct sections: index of titles, index of names of persons, index of geographical names and Ansâb, 
general index of subjects, and index of dates or chronological register of historical and literary events) ; 
(3) a full Conspectus Manuscriptorum ; and (4) an Introduction on the various collections of Muham- 
madan MSS. in the Bodleian and their origin. Those MSS. which bear the pressmark ‘Ouseley’ 
were originally described by my learned friend Professor Sachau, of Berlin, but afterwards revised, 
i.e. enlarged or curtailed (as the case might be), by myself, and amalgamated with the present Cata- 
logue. Section D, ‘ Zoroastrian Literature, ete. is almost exclusively Professor Sachau's work, as very 
few MSS. outside the Ouseley Collection belong to that older branch of Irânian literature. 


June, 1889. 


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A. History :— 

I. General History (123), Nos, 1-123 . : 
TI. History of Muhammad, the Khalifs, and Imâms cal Nos. 124-143 
111. History of the Moghuls and Tatars, Cingizkhan, Timür, and their respective Derece 
(26), Nos. 144-169 : : : : : : : : : : 
IV. Indian History: 

a. Emperors of Dihli (100), Nos. 170-269 
6. Minor Dynasties (15), Nos. 270-284 

V. History of Persia (22), Nos. 285-306 
VI. Special History of Tabaristan, the Barmaks, Gilân, Hardt, Tae the Kurds, Kashmir, the 
Afghans, and Shustar (17), Nos. 307-323 : : : : ; 
VII. Collections of Historical Contents (23), Nos. 324-346 
VIII. Biography (49), Nos. 347-395 ۰ : : 
IX, Geography, Cosmography, and Topography o NE el 
X. Tales (62), Nos. 430-491 

B. Portry :— 

I. Epic, Lyric, and Didactic Poetry (753), Nos. 492-1244 

Special subdivisions : 

Firdausi and Imitators (28), Nos. 493-520 

Sanâ'i (10), Nos. 528-537 : 

Anwari (16), Nos. 543-558 

Khâkâni (22), Nos. 560-581 

Nizâmi (35), Nos. 585-619 

Farid-aldin “Attâr (15), Nos. 622- 50 

Kamal Isma'il (6), Nos. 638-643 

Jalal-aldin Rimi (30), Nos. 646-675 

Sa'di (68), Nos. 681-748 ; 

Amir Khusrau (27), Nos. 753-779 

Hafiz (39), Nos. 815-853 

Shahi (7), Nos. 875-881 . 

Jami (83), Nos. 894-976 . 

Hatifi (21), Nos. 996-6 

Hilâli (8), Nos. 1919-1026 

Faidi (6), Nos. 1057-1062 

Kudsi (10), Nos. 1102-1111 

Kalim (6), Nos. 1116-1121 

Şâib (7), Nos. 1131-1137 . . ۰ 
Miscellaneous Poetry, Anthologies, ate acts in یا‎ se ad aoe (41), Noe 1 204-1244 ۰ 

II. Şüfism in Prose and Verse (61), Nos. 1245-1305 
111. Translations from Sanskrit (27), Nos. 1306-1332 



















IV. Rhymed Prose, Inshâs, Epistles and Collections of Official Letters, Poetics, Rhetoric, 
Riddles, and Calligraphy (84), Nos. 1333-1416 : 5 : : : 

I. Philosophy: Logic, Metaphysics, Ethics, Politics, and Encyclopaedias (79), Nos. 1417-1495 
Special subdivision : 
Encyclopaedias (16), Nos. 1480-1495 
II. Mathematics: Arithmetic, Astronomy, Astrology, Cee Magic ۳ e 
and Interpretation of Dreams (79), Nos. 1496-1574 : : : 5 : 
111. Medicine (55), Nos. 1575-1629 : 
IV. Lexicography and Grammar of the Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and several Indian Languages 
(135), Nos. 1630-1764 
Special subdivisions : 
a. Arabic-Persian and Persian-Arabic (55), Nos. 1630-1684 
b. Turkish-Persian and Persian-Turkish (31), Nos. 1685-1715 . 
c. Persian-Persian (43), Nos. 1716-1758 : : 
d. Miscellaneous (6), Nos. 1759-1764 
V. Theology and Law: Exposition of the Truth, Rites and Duties o of the Talim according to the 
Sunnite and Shiite Doctrines, Commentaries on the Kurân, Traditions, Vindication of 
the Hindü and Christian Creeds, and Translations of the Bible (76), Nos. 1765-1840 
Special subdivisions : 
Commentaries and other explanatory works on the Kurân (12), Nos. 1805-1816. 
Traditions (3), Nos. 1817-1819 
Vindication of the Hindü and Christian Greed aad Gri 0 (0), NGS, 
1820-1826 : 5 : 3 
Translations of the Bible eN Nea “ee ve 
VI. Music (13), Nos. 1841-1853 
VII. Varia: Travels, Sport, Arts and Games, Pees ae and Roane, 1 WMigcatlaneone 
MSS. (61), Nos. 1854-1914 : د‎ ‘ 
Special subdivisions : 
a. Travels (5), Nos. 1854-1858 : : 3 : > 
b. Sport: Falconry, Hunting, Fishing, Farriery, ete. (10), Nos. 1859-1868 a 
c. Arts and Games: Polytechnics, Alchemy, Agriculture, Precious Stones, Phy- 
siognomy, Archery, Chess, and Manners and Customs of the Hast (22), Nos. 
d. Persian and Indian Picture- Beaks and: Specimens of Caligraphy ( 2), Non: core 
1902 : > : : 
e. Miscellaneous (1 Ay Nos. 1903-1014 
VIII. Compositions of Europeans (20), Nos. 1915-1934 

PAzanp, AND PERSIAN (28), Nos. 1935-1962 

ApDıTIONAL Persian MSS. (62), Nos. 1963-2024 
Special subdivisions : 
History of Muhammad, the Khalifs, and Imâms (2), Nos. 1963 and 1964 
Indian History: Emperors of Dihli (5), Nos. 1965— oe 
Minor Dynasties of India (1), No. 1970 
History of Persia (1), No. 1971 : 
Special Histories (2), Nos. 1972 and 1973 



Biography (1), No.1974 . é : : : : : : : : : ge TE 
Tales (2), Nos. 1975 and 1976 : N : : : : ٩ دم‎ 
Epic, Lyric, and Didactic Poetry (20), Nos m 006 : ç : : : a) pris 
Sufism (3), Nos. 1997-1999 - : : : : : : : تت‎ Gy 
Rhymed Prose, Inshâs, ete. (3), Nos. 2000-2002 : ۱ ۱ 1 هم‎ 
Astronomy and Chronology (4), Nos. 2003-2006 o. : ‘ : ; : 1134 
Grammar and Lexicography (7), Nos. 2007-2013. : : : : : 5 ey 
Theology and Law (4), Nos. 2014-2017 . : : : : : : ; ۳ ae 
Music (1), No. 2018 : : : : 5 : : : : : : 5 وی‎ 
Varia (6), Nos. 201-4 : : : : ; : 4 : : : 5 © ire 
LATEST Appitions (14), Nos. 2025-2038 . : : : : : 5 : : : : 1 
Special subdivisions : 
History (3), Nos. 2025-2027 . 5 : : : : : : : é 1 
Tales (1), No. 2028 : ‘ : : P : : : ۷ 5 : mili 
Poetry (1), No. 2029 : : : : : : : ۲ ۰ - eriği 
Astronomy (1), No. 2030 : A 5 - > : 5 > : : . ا‎ 44 
Music (1), No. 2031 : : : : . : : : : 4 5 > 1345 
Varia (7), Nos. 2032-2038  . : : : : : : : : 5 توت‎ 


Band. Verzeichniss der Persischen Hand- 
schriften von W. Pertsch. Berlin, 1888. 

Record.—Trübner's American and Oriental 
Literary Record, 

Rieu.—Catalogue of the Persian MSS. in 
the British Museum, by Ch. Rieu, 3 vols. 

A. Sprenger, Catal—A Catalogue of the 
Arabic, Persian, and Hindüstâni MSS. 
in the Libraries of the King of Oudh. 
Vol. i. Calcutta, 1854. Jdem, Catal. 
Berolin.—A Catalogue of the Biblio- 
theca Orientalis Sprengeriana. Giessen, 

0. Stewart.—A Descriptive Catalogue of 
the Oriental Library of the late Tippoo 
Sultan of Mysore. Cambridge, 1809. 

G. Flügel—Die Arabischen, Persischen 
und Tiirkischen Handschriften der K. K. 
Hofbibliothek in Wien. 1865. 

H. Khalfa.—Lexicon Bibliographicum et 
Encyclopaedicum a Haji Khalfa com- 
positum, ed. G. Flügel. London, 1835 


Krafft.—Die Arabischen, Persischen und 
Turkischen Handschriften der K. K. 
Orientalischen Akademie. Wien, 1842. 

A. F. Mehren.—Codices Orientales Biblio- 
thecae Regiae Havniensis. Havniae,1857. 
Pars tertia. 

W. Morley.—A Descriptive Catalogue of the 
Historical MSS. etc. of the Royal Asiatic 
Society. London, 1854. 

Nassau Lees, Materials.—Materials for the 

History of India; from the Journal of} C. J. Tornberg.—Codices Arabici, Persici, 

Turcici bibliothecae Regiae Upsaliensis. 

Uri.— Bibliothecae Bodleyanae Codicum 
Orientalium Catalogus. Pars prima. 
Oxonii, 1787. 

Zenker.—Bibliotheca Orientalis, Leipzig, 

the Royal Asiatic Society, 1868, Sep- 

W. Pertsch.—Die Persischen Handschriften 
der Herzoglichen Bibliothek zu Gotha. 
Wien, 1859. Jdem, Berlin Catal—Die 
Handschriften-Verzeichnisse der König- 
lichen Bibliothek zu Berlin. Vierter 

J. Aumer.—Die Persischen Handschriften 
der K. Hof- und Staats- Bibliothek in 
Miinchen. Miinchen, 1866. 

B. Dorn, Ausziige.—Ausziige aus Muham- 
madan. Schriftstellern betreffend die 
Geschichte und Geographie der ناه‎ 
Kiistenlinder des Kasp. Meeres. St. 
Petersburg, 1858. Zdem, Das asiatische 
Museum.— Das Asiatische Museum der 
kaiserl. Akademie zu St. Petersburg. 

Catal. Codd. Orr. Lugd. Batav.—Catalo- 
gus Codicum Orientalium Bibliothecae 
Academiae Lugduno-Batavae. Lugduni 
Batavorum, vol. i, 1851. 

Catal. des MSS. et Xyl.—Catalogue des 
Manuscrits et Xylographes de la Biblio- 
thögue Impériale publique de St. Péters- 
bourg. 1852. 

Elliot, Bibl. Index.—Bibliographical Index 
of the Historians of Muhammadan India. 
Vol. i. Calcutta, 1849. 

Fleischer, Catal. Dresd.—Catalogus codd. 
MSS. Orientalium bibliothecae regiae 
Dresdensis. Lipsiae, 1831. 


of 755); comp. also Schefer, Chrestomathie 
Persane, ii. p. 6, where extracts from this 
work are given. 

Col. 164, 1. 43. Read انيب‎ instead of 
اتیب‎ ۰ 

Col. 169, No. 313. The pressmark is to be 
changed into ELLrorT 331. 

Col. 175, No. 323. This work, which con- 
tains besides a history of Shüstar, also a 
detailed account of the author’s life and 
travels, was written A.H. 1215-1216=A.D. 
1800, 1801, see a full description of it in 
Rieu i. p. 383. 

Col. 187, No. 343. The proper title, ac- 
cording to W. Pertsch, Berlin Catal., is 
wk رف‎ based on the twenty- 
seventh book of Al-Bukhari. 

Col. 188, No. 347. Read in the author’s 
name Nizam-alfadli instead of al'akli; 
comp. Rieu iii. p. 969. 

Col. 191, No. 356. The pressmark is to be 
changed into FRASER 96. 

Col. 256 (No. 21). Read Turdi instead of 

Col. 261, No. 383. Shaikh ‘Ali Hazin’s 
autobiography was completed A.H.1154; see 
Rieu i. p. 381. 

Col. 287, 1. 7. The date for 'Işmat-allâh's 
death, although distinctly given in the MS. 
as stated, must needs be altered into A.H. 
826 or 829, see p. 595, 1. 5 sq. in this Catal. 

Col. 316, No.395. The statement, that the 
Makhzan-algharâ'ib is the largest biogra- 
phical dictionary of Persian poets, holds no 
longer good, since in W. Pertsch, Berlin 
Catal., p. 627 sq., a full list of the poets in 
the Suhuf-i-Ibrahimi (by ‘Ali Ibrahimkhan 
Khalil, the author of the Khulasat-alkalam, 
No. 390) is given, which numbers 3278 
(130 more than in the Makhzan). 

Col. 319, 1.15. The statement that Amân- 
allah Amani lived in Humâyün's reign, as 
given in the Makhzan, cannot be right, 
since the poet died as late as A.H. 1046 
or 1044, see p. 683, last lines sq. 

Col. 335 (No. 937). Read Muhammad 
Kasim 2:071 instead of Razi (which is quite 
distinct in the MS.), as the alphabetical 
arrangement requires here ز‎ as initial letter. 

Col. 340, 1. 32. Read some other Sharif 
instead of Shuhüdi. 

Col. 354, 1. 28, Read Jabal instead of 

Col. 369 (No, 2192). Read Kdfi instead of 

Col. 420, No. 439. The first missing leaf 
of Ous. Add. 161 has been foundin a col- 
lection of fragmentary pieces and inserted. 
The copy therefore contains now 16 
the first chapter begins on fol. 7°, the six- 
teenth on fol. 214°, and the conclusion on 
fol. 221°, 

Col. 434,1. 6. Read ‘ younger brother’ in- 
stead of friend. 



Col. 101, ll. 1 and 2. The proper date is 
1227 of the Faşli era=a.D. 1819, March 
19; 1.6 ab infra, No. 179. The original de- 
scription of this MS. by Prof. Sachau has 
escaped a thorough revision, and several 
manifest errors must consequently be recti- 
fied here ; ll. 49 sq. mustrun thus: ‘stating, 
that the oldest translation of the Wâki'ât-i- 
Bâbari was made by Zain-aldin Khwâfi 
(fol. 1°, 1. 1, who died A.H. مهو‎ A. D. 1533, 
1534; see Rieu iii. p. 926°), after whom 
followed Mirzâ Pâyanda (so to be read 
instead of Banida) Hasan Ghaznawi Farsi 
(fol. 2”, 1. 2), who translated the first part of 
these memoirs at the command of Mu'in- 
aldin Bihrüzkhân, a son (not a ‘‘descend- 
ant”) sq.;” comp. Rieu ii. p. 799. 

Col. 102, 1: 6. Read Mu'in-aldin Bihraz- 
khân's instead of Akbar’s. 

Col. 104,1. 23. Read 3264 instead of 32. 

Col. 105,1. 7 ab infra. Badâ'üni died A.H. 
1004 or 1006=A.D. 1596 or 1598, not, as 
stated in the text, A, H. 1024. 

Col.117,1.8 ab infra. Read Begam instead 
of Begum. 

Col. 123, No. 237. The proper title of this 
work, according to Rieu i. p. 261, is 


yasi; 1. 13, read ‘Abd-alhamid instead 
of Abü-alhamid. 

Col. 124, 1. 24. Read Haidari instead of 

Col. 127, No. 243. Morley's statement, 
repeated here, that the work was composed 
in the ‘ thirty-second year of the emperor’s 
reign’ (=A.H. 1100) is wrong, since the 
author, according to Rieu iii. p. 1083”, died 
already A.H. 1092 = A.D. 1681. No. 245: 
The Lubb-altawârikh was composed A.H. 
1106 < ۸:۲۰ 1694, 1695; see Rieu i. p, 228 sq., 
and the India Office copies. 

Col. 128, ll. 27, 29, and 35. Read خضر‎ 
instead of ضر‎ 

Col. 129, No. 246. The Khulâşat-altawâ- 
rikh was completed in the fortieth year of 
“Âlamgir's reign, but the bulk of tbe his- 
tory only goes down to the death of Prince 
Dârâ Shuküh and “Âlamgir's accession; see 
Rieu i. p. 230. 

Col. 138, 1. 28. Read Yahyâ instead of 

Col. 139,1. 20. Read Kdyath instead of 

Col. 141, No. 266. Read simply Shah 
‘Alam instead of Shah ‘Alam 11 last line, 
read wives instead of women. 

Col. 150, No. 285. Comp. also Rieu ii. 
p. 811°. 

Col. 153,11. 17 and 38. Read 1629 instead 
of 1628. 

Col. 161, No. 308. A joint author of the 
Arabic original was Abt) Muhammad ‘Abd- 
allah bin Labari (see Rieu i. p. 333, where 
as year of completion is given 757 instead 

Column 21, line 34. Read Garshdsp in- 
stead of Gurshâsp. 
Col. 22. No, 33 is not the 5 التوارد‎ $35 

of Hafiz Abrü, but merely the geographical 
work of the same author, described in Rieu i. 
. 421 ۰ 

Col. 23,1. 4 ab infra. “Ali Yazdi's Zafar- 
nama. According to Rieu i. p. 423, it is 
undoubtedly Nizamshâhi's earlier work of 
the same title. 

Col. 29,1. 2. Read Sir William Chambers 
instead of Jumpers. 

Col.31,1.1. Read ¥asuf instead of Yusuf; 
the same correction applies to coll. 59, 1. 3; 
62, 1.36; 63, 11. 23 and 30; and 93, 1.14. 

Col. 34, No. 71. The three leaves missing 
in Ouseley Add. 163 (v—3) have been found 
in a collection of fragmentary pieces and 
inserted between ff. 6 and 7. The copy has 
therefore now Ff. 546. 

Col. 43, No. 97 (General History). This is 
the Ta'rikh-i-Ibrâhimi by Ibrahim bin 
Jarir, as a comparison with the India Office 
copies has shown; comp. also Rieu iii. pp. 
10133 and 10469, and Elliot, History of 
India, iv.p. 213sg. The history goes down 
to A.H. 956 or 957 =A. D. 1549, 1550. 

Col. 50, No. 102; comp. for the Subh-i- 
Sadik also Rieu ii. p. 889. 

Col. 54, last line. Read Muhammad 
Bakhsh instead of Baksh. 

Col. 55, No. 114. The Mirât-al'âlam, 
usually ascribed to Muhammad Bakhtâwar- 
khan, is in reality the work of Shaikh Mu- 
hammad Baka; comp. Rieu, loc. cit. 

Col.59,1.7. Read‘ Ali Wirdikhân instead 
of Wardikhan. 

Col. 60, ll. 6 and 5 ab infra. Read Dauhah 
I-III, on fol. 271P; IV, on fol. 272%; V 
and VI, on fol. 279P; the rest not marked, 
instead of Dauhah I (on fol. 271). Comp. 
about the Hadikat-alsafa also Rieu ii. pp. 
872», and iii. p. 1096". In the last line 
read Caghatdi instead of Cagatai; the 
same correction applies to coll. 68, ll. 24 
and 25, and 91, 1. 5 ab infra. 

Col. 61, 11. 37. Read 1067 instead of 1068 ; 
1. 46, read 1124 instead of 1125. 

Col. 68, 1.15 and 16. ۰ Kabaéa drowned 
A.H. 622;’ so distinctly in the MS.; the 
usual date given is 625. 

Col. 82, Nos. 141 and 142 (Matâli'-alan- 
war). The India Office copies give the 
author’s name as “Afif Nür-i-Kâshâni; 
Rieu iii. p. 1037" has “Afif Nawâ Kashani. 

Col. 85,1.39. Read Sarbadârians instead 
of Sarbâdârians. 

Col. 91,1. 4. Read the Ta'rikh-i-Ibrâhimi 
instead of the anonymous chronicle, No. 97. 

Col. 96. No. 170 is the Risâla-i-Râjâwali ; 
see Rieu ii. p. 855. 

Col. 98, No. 173. The pressmark is to be 
changed into 11111017 9۰ 

Col. 99, No. 176. Comp. on the Ta'rikh-i- 
Shirshâh, also Rieu ii. p. 827%. 


Col. 1128, No. 1985. One leaf, missing in 
this fragment of the Gulistân, has been 
found and inserted as fol. 15 ; the copy con- 
tains therefore now Ff. 27. 

Col, 1133, No. 2000. Two of the first leaves 
of this fragment have been found, and show 
at once that the work in question is merely 
Sa‘di’s Gulistân ; fol. 32 is therefore now 
34°, and the number of folios 55. Begin- 
ning of the first leaf corresponds to Bodl. 
Or. 673, fol. 6°, 1. 1; end of the last to fol. 
54°, 1. رو‎ in the same copy. 

Some of the pressmarks have been mis- 
spelt in the greater part of the Catalogue; 
Elliot is always to be read Elliott; Caps., 
Laud and Bodley, Caps. Or., Laud Or. 
and 8001. Or. respectively ; Marsh. is simply 
Marsh, and Grave correctly Greaves. 

Col. 842, No. 1383. Another leaf of Ms. 
Pers. d. 9 has been found, but as the Ms. 
is full of lacunas, it is impossible for the 
present to locate it properly. It has been 
inserted at the end; the number of folios 
is consequently now 76. 

Col. 950, No. 1573. Read Ff. 55-70 in- 
stead of Ff. 15. 

Col. 956, No. 1583. The pressmark is to 
be changed into FRASER 210°. 

Col. 981, No. 1637. The pressmark is to 
be changed into Caps. Or. C. 3. 

Col. 987, No. 1658. Comp. also Loth, 
Arabic MSS. of the India Office Library, 
pp. 271 and 272. 

Col. 990, No. 1666. Read Ff. 920-0۳۲ 
instead of Ff. 15. 

Col. 1083, 1. 14. Read Ff. 1-30 instead of 
Ff. 30. 


Col. 485, No. 474. These two Persian 
stories are merely extracts from the Ww- 
farrih-alkulab, see No. 1320 below. 

Col. 453, No. 506. The statement about 
the exactness of this copy of Yüsuf and 
Zalikha must, after more careful investiga- 
tion, be modified in this way, that, although 
preserving to a great extent the fuller and 
better redaction of the poem, it is in many 
places decidedly incorrect. 

Col. 514, No. 653. Read Ff. 457 instead 
of Ff. 20-457. 

Col. 572, No. 797. Read Ff. 865-82٨ in- 
stead of Ff. 1-5. 

Col. 699, No. 1136, Read Ff, 1-222 in- 
stead of Ff. 1-122. 

Col. 728, No. 1197. The pressmark is to 
be changed into OUSELEY ADD. 65. 

Col. 758 (No. 14). Comp. Rieuii, p. 841”. 


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این کتاب را بیش ازین نگفته است که خود کار قرامطه 
او بمرد 
رحمة الله ومغفره xl‏ وار نس ان سير نکفت که این 
دن نا وناهاش اب 
بدانجاست وبديکر سخنها تا بزمان خلافت yas‏ 
Blk‏ بیش نیست وحدیث ذکرویه بکتها (بکتابها (read‏ 

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Ks,‏ اندر هست که محمد دن MN ell‏ 

The colophon on ff. 552» and 5539 states that this 
copy was written by “Abdallâh b. Muhammad b. ‘Ali, 
known as Nür-i-hudâd ,(مشپور بثور حداد)‎ and finished 
on the r2th of Ramadân, A.H. 894—A.D. 1489. Some 
few notes on the margin with صح‎ show that it has been 

See for Tabari and the literature connected with 
his chronicle, W. Morley, p. 17, Zotenberg 1. pp. i—viii, 
and Rieu i, p. 68 sg. 

The first volume, ff. 1-186; the second, ff. 187-365; the third, 

ff. 366-553; ll. 25; small, but clear Naskhi; size, 9? in. by 63 in. 
(OUSELEY 206-208.] 

چکونه شد وب چا رسید وتا بانچا رسیده بود 


The same work. 

The first volume extends from the beginning till the 
battles of Muhammad at Hunain, Tâ'if, and Tabük; the 
second till the time of the Khalif Almu'tadid-billâh 
(A.H. 279-289), in particular to the history of the sons 
of “Abd-al'aziz (see Weil, Geschichte der Chalifen, tom. ii. 
p. 487 sq.) After this there follow on ff. 416, 417 
short notes about the succeeding Khalifs till the last 
Almusta'sim. Beginning the same as in the preceding 

On fol. 138% at the end of the chapter پادشاهی يزدجرد‎ 
بزهکا‎ there is a colophon, stating that the copy of this 
(the first) volume (مچلد)‎ was finished on the 3rd of 
Safar, A.H. 850=A.D. 1446, by Muhammad b. Ahmad 
b. Muhammad b. Husim. No. 359 is collated through- 
out, In the same handwriting as the emendations on 
the margin there is a note on fol. 1384, stating that 
Nizâm-aldin ‘Ali collated this part (ff. 1-138) ۸,1 857: 
العبد‎ LI, وطالعت من اوله الی ههنا‎ ws, abl 
۸۵۷ فی شعبان سنه‎ gts .الضعيف نظام الدین علی‎ 
On fol, 4178 there are three notes of different hands 




A short survey of historical Muhammadan litera- 
ture, with remarks upon the value and character of the 
single works enumerated. It was composed, according 
to a note at the end (fol. 10%), A. m. 1162—A.D.1749; 
the author is not known. 

It is translated under the title ‘A critical essay on 
various manuscript works, Arabic and Persian, ete., by 
J. C., London, 1832 (Oriental Translation Fund). 
Regarding the origin of this MS. and the work itself, 
see the letter of Sir W. Ouseley, printed in the intro- 
duction, p. iii sq. 

Beginning : بعد بر رای بيضاء ضیای طالبان‎ Ul 

; ayn : Ae ie 
e» روایث اخيار‎ GF ار وسیر واخبار واثار وراغبان‎ 

2 ob e» 

Ff. 81-89, Il. 17; Nasta'lik; size, gin, by 53 in. 

Ta'rikh-i-Tabari طبری)‎ yü). 

Complete copy of the ~chronicle of Muhammad b. 
Jarir Altabari (died A.H. 310—A.D. 922), translated 
into Persian by Muhammad b. Muhammad b.'Abdallâh 
Albal'ami, A.H. 352—A.D. 963. A French transla- 
tion of the whole work has been published by M. 
Hermann Zotenberg, Chronique de Abou-Djafar, etc, 
Paris, 1867-1874. 2 

Beginning : کامران آفریننده‎ OL بر خدای‎ yi 
.مین وزمان آن خداوندی که بی همتا الخ‎ 

The first volume contains the ante-Muhammadan 
history, beginning with the creation of the world; the 
second brings the history down from the birth of 
Muhammad to the death of Husain (4.4. 61); the 
third is the continuation till the reign of Almuktafi- 
billâh (A.H. 289-295). The last two chapters relate 
the murder of Badr, the governor of Fârsistân, and 
the struggle with Dhikrawaihi b. Mihrawaihi, the chief 
of the Karmats (A.H. 294). 

Then follows on fol. 5522 a concluding chapter of 
the translator about the end of Dhikrawaihi, the death 
of Almuktafi, and the succession of his brother Almuk- 
tadir-billâh (A.H. 295). Beginning of this chapter : 



bin Muhammad bin Mas'üd bin Muhammad الانسی‎ 


Ff. 383, ll. 27; Naskhi; many pages are damaged by worms ; 

effaced ornaments on ff. 1» and 24; size, 14} in. by 10} in. 
[Exx10r 376. 

The same work. 

A very old and excellent but not dated MS., agreeing 
with Morley’s first copy, beginning : | 11 ٢ 
الولی الاولی = الوفی الاوفی - ذی الاسما* للسنی الخ‎ — eri. 
Comp. H. Khalfa ii. p. 136. 

There is no translator’s name mentioned. Dal with 
a diacritical point is here found even in words like Xl, 
34, ete. The history is brought down only to the 
Khalif Almusta'in (A.H. 248-251), the successor of Al- 

Fol. 103? is left blank. Some leaves are misplaced ; 
for instance, fol. 208 must be followed by 211, 210, 
209, 214, 213, 212, 215, etc., and fol. 240 by 242— 
245, 241, 246, and so on. This MS. was bought at 
Constantinople, A,D. 1638, by John Greaves, of Merton 
College, Oxford, and presented by him, with a great 
number of other Arabic, Persian, Greek, and Latin 
MSS., to Archbishop Laud, of Canterbury. 

Ff. 309, I. 31-32; very good Naskhi, written by different 

hands ; a large vignette on fol. 1°, ornaments on ff. ıP and 24; 
size, 13? in. by 10 in. [Sus FENESTRA XV.) 


The same work. 

Another excellent copy of the same, quite agreeing, 
as it appears, with Morley’s third copy. 

رس حضرت خالقی را که انوار دقایق Beginning:‏ _ 
ت او از هر ذره از ذرات کاینات تابانست MW‏ 

The translator's name does not occur. 

The first part, on ff. ıb—136b, comprises the ante- 
Muhammadan history; the second, on ff. 1136-3315 
begins with Muhammad’s birth, goes down to Almu‘- 
tasim-billah’s accession, A,H. 218, and gives on the last 
five pages a short account of this Khalif and of twenty 
of his successors, concluding with Almustazhir-billâh 
(A.H. 487-512). 

This copy was finished by Ibn Sayyidi Ahmad bin 
Kadi Jân-alhâfiz Nasr-allâh at Tabriz, the gth of 
Ramadan, A.H. 944—A.D.1538, February و‎ 

Ff. 1-331, Il. 31; distinct Naskhi; illuminated frontispiece ; 

the first two pages richly adorned ; another illuminated heading 
on fol, 136”; size, 14 in. by و‎ in. (ErLtor 377.) 


The same work. 

The first part contains the history before Muhammad; 
the second the continuation till Almu‘tasim (A.H. 218— 
227), short extracts being added about the following 
Khalifs till Almuktadi (A.H, 467-487). 

سپاس vi‏ مرخدایرا که ران وآفریده : Beginning‏ — 
elas 5:‏ 

This copy contains two introductions and an addition. 

The first preface,which is the only one in Ous. 206-208 
and Ous. 359, 360, probably composed by the redactor of 

(one in gold ink) to this effect: تبری را‎ ab ES این‎ 

Be‏ بیستم شهر EY‏ الأول نواب قبله coke‏ احمد 
صاحب سلطان بن مع[مد] قريش سلطان بن عبد الرشید 
(sic) 0. On fol. 417> are written several chrono-‏ 
grams. On the first page there are three seals,‏ 

probably containing the names of former possessors. 

The first volume and ff. rrr—vo of the second seem to 
be written by one hand; the remainder of the second 
volume, ff. ۳٥٣-۴۱۵, formed originally a part of another 
considerably older manuscript. The handwriting of 
this portion is likewise Naskhi, but the paper is of a 
darker colour, and the single pages are bordered by two 
red lines. After it was bound together with the more 
recent part, a new pagination was put over the leaves, 
and the old numbers cancelled. Of the original MS. 
this portion was ff. rrv—rat. 

This oldest MS., however, does not seem to have 
been complete, because after fol. 415 there is an 
abrupt break in the chronicle, and on the following 
last two folios, 416, 417, a more recent hand has con- 
tinued the history by short notes relating to the 
succeeding Khalifs, 

There seem to be at least two lacunas in this older 
part; at the same time the leaves are wrongly bound 
together. The proper arrangement of the leaves is 
this: ۳۹۴, ۳۹۵-۴۰, (395-400 are bound after rir), th. i. 
ff. ۳٣. ۳٣٣-٣٣٣ according to the paging of the older 
MS. Wanting £.1—8.3 (or riv—rvo according to the 
older MS.) See the note of a modern hand on fol. ۴۰۰ 
نه ورق رفته است‎ ei, Then follow ۴۱۰-۴۱۳ )<۳۷ ۲ 
rva of the older MS.) bound after rae. Wanting 
۴۱۴ (=rva), middle of the chapter on Almu‘tazz. The 
last leaves follow in the right order. Lastly, it must 
be noticed that the paging ۴۱۴-۴۱۷ is an alteration 
for ۴۱۵-۴۱ رم‎ made in order to disguise the lacuna after 
۴٣۳ (or rva according to the original pagination). 

The first volume, ff. 1-221; the second, ff. 222-417; ll. 28; 
Naskhi; size, و‎ in. A table of the contents is prefixed 

on five leaves, by a modern hand, to the first volume. 
[OUSELEY 359, 360.] 


The same work. 

The redaction of the work, contained in this copy, 
must be one of the oldest and best, being quite identical, 
as it seems, with that on the basis of which Zotenberg 
made his translation, that is, with the original version 
of Bal'ami, whose name appears on fol. 1b, 1. 14; comp. 
J. Aumer, p. 66. ط‎ 

سپاس و آفرین خدای کامگار کامرانرا و Beginning:‏ 
pa Wy een Um‏ د اون انباز و ده 

The dâls are marked with a diacritical point in 
words like ,باشذ ,بوذ‎ US, ete. 

The history comes down to the last year of Almuktafi- 
billah’s reign, A. H. 295. 

This copy, which must have been made from a 
very good and old MS, is dated the 15th of Safar, 
A.H. 944=A.D.1537, 24 July, by Isma'il bin Mahmüd 


cluding Muhammad's birth and childhood on fol. 21 74sg.); 
the second, on ff. 249b-56ga, Muhammad’s genealog 
and life, as well as the history of his successors down 
to the Khalif Almustazhir-billah, who died a.n. 52. 
_ Beginning of the second portion: رب‎ SU للمد‎ 
العالمین والصلوة والسلام علی حبیبه محمّد وله الخ‎ 

On ff. 570b—5872 there is added by the same hand a 
short geographical abridgment, anonymous and not 
belonging to Tabari’s history. It begins without preface 
or introduction, زرع نمی‎ ET, مگردر رودخانه افتاده است‎ 
a رباشد‎ and treats at first of Madinah, Yanbu‘, Khaif, 

etc.; from fol. 571» there are single dhikrs, for instance, 
ذکر دیار مصر‎ (fol. 571b); ذکر دیار مغرب‎ (fol. 572b); 
ذکر بلاد اندلس‎ (fol. 573*(: روم‎ Ube دکر چزیرهای‎ 
and ذکر بلاد شام‎ (fol. 573b); ذکر بلاد ارمن درشام‎ (fol 
575%); ذکر جزیره که درمیان دجله و فراتست‎ (fol. 575°); 
ذکر خوزستان‎ (fol. 577); ذکر دیار فارس‎ and دک رکود اردشیر‎ 
(fol. 5780); ذکر دیا رکرمان‎ (fol. 578); ذکر نلاد هند‎ (fol. 579); 
ذکردیارچین‎ (fol. 5804); ذکر بلاد روم‎ (fol. 580b); ذکرارمنیه‎ 
واران و اذرتمچان‎ (fol. 5814); ذکر بلاد جبال‎ (fol. 582b); 

دکربلاد ;)5834 (fol.‏ ذکرطبرستان و مازندران و جیلان و دیلم 
ذکر بلاد and‏ ذکر زابلستان و غزنه ;)5830 (fol.‏ خراسان 
ذکر بلاد and Ls‏ ذکر خوارزم ;)584 (fol.‏ مخارستان و بلغار 
ذکر بلاد and ö‏ ذکر بلاد سودان ;)585% (fol.‏ وراء النهر 
(fol. 586).‏ وادراك (واتراك (read‏ و غیرهم 

No date. Fol. 260 must be read immediately after 
fol. 47. 

Ff. 587, ll. 25 ; clear and distinct Naskhi ; illuminated frontis- 
piece ; size, 103 in. by 6} in. (FRASER 131.] 


Fragment of the same work. 

The latter half of the same work, beginning with the 
history of Muhammad and going down in full length to 
the Khalif Almu'taşim (A.H. 218-227). Then follow 
short notices on the following Khalifs till Almustazhir 
(see fol. 4072, 1. 6). 

According to the introduction on fol. 1> and the 
colophon on fol. 407%, this copy was made by Abt ‘Ali 
Husaini Tarafi (بو علی حسینی طرفی)‎ for Sayyid Ibrahim ; 
commenced the 26th Dhü-alhijjah, A.H. 1077=June, 
1667; finished the rst Dhü-alhijjah, 1078. 

کتبه احقرالعباد سیّد علی فی ay?‏ الاحد من : Colophon‏ 
.شهر 3 که Sl‏ ۱۰۷۸ 

The underlined words are evidently an alteration ; 
originally there must have been written .ابو علی حسینی‎ 

بعد از تم : Beginning of Abi ‘Ali’s introduction‏ 
قواعد tll Le‏ وتأمیس مبانی LS‏ خوانی حضرت رسالت 
خبر ولادت پیغامبر ما معمد ely. The first heading:‏ 

The whole MS. is in good preservation and has been 
collated throughout. 

Ff, 407,11. 21; Nasta‘lik; size, 124 in. by 7 in. 
3 1 e (OusELEY 376.] 

Albal'ami's translation (see Zotenberg i. p. iii), corres- 
ponds in Zotenberg’s translation to pp. 1 and 2, |. 13. 
Then follows the preface of Albal'ami himself (Zot. 
pp. ر(2-8‎ in this copy fol. 1», 1.12; ff. 2, 108, rob, 118 
1.8. Accordingly the work of Tabari begins on fol. 
114, 1. ۰ 

There are inserted in Albal‘amt’s preface on ff. دو «د‎ 
short chronological extracts and tables about the different 
dynasties ,(طبق)‎ commencing with the Kayânians and 
ending with the Büyides, giving their full names and 
the duration of their reigns. 

Ff, ۱-2۶ and a few other places are damaged by the 
worms, in spite of the invocations on the first page, 

—5 b, kill, رقیب‎ b, etc. 

~ According to the colophon on fol. 786b this > brouillon’ 
was finished by ‘Ali Muhammad, in the second Jumâdâ, 
A.H. 1051=September, A.D. 1641: تمت سنا الکتاب‎ 
ماه جماد الثانی روز جهار سنه‎ v gules سح سا طبری‎ 
معمد‎ de عربردامب کاتب العبد‎ )1( İİ من مقام‎ ۱ 
.بطریق مسوده ارمام (!) نمود معاف دارند‎ 

There are two seals on the first page, the upper one 
of which seems to contain .معمد شاه اعظمه الله‎ 

The first volume, ff. 1-352; the second, ff. 353-786; 11. 21; 
Nasta'lik ; size, 11 in. by 6} in. [OUSELEY 298, 299. 


The same work. 

The redaction of this copy is quite identical with the 
preceding one; there are inserted in Bal‘ami’s preface 
on ff. 32-12» the same chronological tables and extracts. 
The work itself begins on fol. 149, It comes likewise 
down to Almu'taşim-billâh (A.rr. 218-227), and contains 
on ff. 6862-689» an abridged account of the following 
Khalifs till Almuktadi-billah (A. 1. 467-487). Fol.237@ 
is left blank. This copy was finished at Kandahar in 
the Dhü-alhijjah, A.K. 1073—July, A.D. 1663. See the 

تمّت pi ALS‏ روزگار عالم و اخبار پیغمبران : colophon‏ 
وملکان و تازیان و پارسیان ‏ وگردش Vy‏ جهان که هر 
برچه سان_بود و برچه سیرت زیست و درچه حالت 
gles!‏ رفت اندرین کتاب آورده اند ابو جعفر بن 
و yl seas‏ بپارسی ابو de‏ معمد بن عبد الله البلعمی 
تم صالے ee‏ اس 
البیلقانی کرده است ايت سنه ۱۰۷۳ ماه ذی لخ رام 
jess >‏ نوشته شد 
Ff. 689, ll. 17; Nasta'lik; size, 124 in. by 6) Totton 8761‏ 

The same work. 
The text of this copy is rather different from that in 

the preceding ones, quite agreeing, as it appears, with | 

Morley’s second copy. : 
Beginning : il, سپاس و افربن مرخدای جهانیان‎ 

SN by .زمین و‎ 

The translator's name occurs on fol. ıb, 1. rr. 

This copy consists of two portions; the first of which, 
on ff, 1b-2483, comprises the historia ante-islamica (in- 

MSS. 8‏ 
عربی پوشاند و بر خلاف دیگران طابق النعل بالتعل 

«مصنف پیماید ال 

The work itself begins on fol. 2», 1.3: باب در بیان‎ 
سبب آفرینش‎ 

The first part, ff. 1—176b, goes down to the year of 
the Hijrah (A.D. 622); the second, ff. 177b—328b, is in- 
complete, and breaks off with a. m. 32 in the midst of a 
chapter. The last two headings are باب در بيان‎ 
بمردند‎ GS? جمعی از صعابه که درسال سی و دوم‎ on fol. 
325P, and باب در بیان بر خاستن فتنه‌ها در عشمان‎ 
on fol. 326b. 

دونش Lan‏ و ستایش ناپیدا کنار سزاوار : Beginning‏ 
داداریست_ مویدان (! موبدان) patty‏ و دانشوران 
موکزین نتوانند که بدستیاری خامه دو زبان al‏ 

The last words which occur in this copy are و معاویه‎ 

۳٤ 1‏ د دا ار ده 
ز عمر چندان می ترسید م از بنی عمر از عمر نمی 

The catchword 18 .واو امروز‎ 

Quite modern handwriting. A blank on ff. 253P and 

Ff. 328, ll. 19; large and distinct Nasta'lik; size, Izin. by 
yl in. (ELLror 373.1 

Another part of the same modem edition. 

This part begins with Muhammad’s funeral and Abü- 
bakr’s inauguration, and closes with the death of 
Marwan, the last Khalif of the Umayyade dynasty, at 
the end of the month Dhü-alhijjah, a.m. 132. 

Beginning (corresponding to fol. 2624, 1. 1 of the pre- 
ceding copy, so that the last sixty-seven leaves of that are 
پس علی برآمد وبا ابو بکر‎ 
Be بعد از چهار ماه و‎ Sp و بعضی بعد از چهل روز و‎ 

de.‏ از دوماه گفته اند ال 

Dated the 6th of Jumâdâ-alawwal, A.H. 1222= 
A.D. 1807, July 12. A note, written by J, B. E. 
(J. B. Elliot), states that this version was made from 
the old Persian translation by Maul. Abü-alkâsim, in 
the service of Mr. Gladwin (ele) A blank on 
fol. 1 ۰ 

Ff. 205, ll. 20; Nasta'lik; size, 12} in. by 9} in. 
(ELLToT 374.] 


repeated here) : بیعث نمود‎ 


A large fragment of a general history, which seems 
to be, for its greater part, an abridgment from the 
Ta'rikh-i-Tabari. It begins with the first of the Sâsâ- 
nians, Ardashir Babak, and comes down (the arrange- 
ment of the single materials being upon the whole the 
same as in Tabari) to the martyrdom of Hasan, Husain, 
and the sons of Ja'far Tayyâr. The principal contents 
are—The Sâsânians from Ardashir to Nüshirwân on 
fol. 3b; the kings of Yaman, beginning with Tubba', on 
fol. 17>; the Aşhâb-aluhdüd on fol. rgb; the Ashab- 
alkahf, or the seven sleepers, on fol. 27>; history of 
Salman the Persian on fol. 332; history of the four 
persons who abandoned idolatry before Muhammad’s 



Another fragment of the same. 

This copy contains the history of the “Abbâside 
Khalifs. First chapter, خبر یرون اسان دو مسلم صاحب‎ 
اس‎ di ,الدعوة‎ corresponding to Ouseley 360, fol. 

حدیث ذکرویه بن مېرويه القرمطی The last chapter,‏ _ 
corresponding to Ouseley 208, fol.‏ روحروبه لت اد 

In the last four pages there are many lacunas, as the 
original, from which this was transcribed, was here pro- 
bably illegible. 

According to the note on fol. 2872 it was copied by 
“Abd-alrazzâk, A.H. 1197=A.D. 1783. In the same 
handwriting several other MSS. of the Ouseley Collec- 
tion (see Nos. 51, 52, 166, etc.) are written. The copyist 
is probably the same, who is mentioned in Elliot’s 
History of India, ii. p. 386, as Sarrishtadar of the 
Civil Court of Farrukhâbâd. 

Ff. 34-287, Il. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 74 in. 
(OusELEy 58.) 


Part of Abü-alkâsim Simnâni's modern edition of 
the same work. 

Another, guite modern and revised, edition of the 
Persian translation of Tabari's history. The redactor, 
Abü-alkâsim Simnâni, collated all the former versions, 
especially the several redactions of Bal‘ami’s translation, 
and another one, published in ‘Ubaid-allah Khan Uzbeg 
Sheibani’s name, with the old original work, and so made, 
as he believes, a correct new paraphrase, see fol. 1», 1. 8: 

Ul‏ بعد بر رای عالم آرای جویندگان اخبار و تماشائیان 
روضة الصفای اسمار واغے ob‏ که Gy‏ اين احقر متوانی 
ابو القاسم سمنانی وققه الله قی bog?‏ يوم) بعده JS‏ ان 
خر J‏ من بده در محقل ارم مشاکل مرتع ارداب JS‏ 
و منبع جود و نوال کشوادکش Tp‏ مهر دانش فریبرزفرپور 
سینانیش وحید احیان و فرید gas‏ واوان حکیم Gist‏ 
و فیلسوت مدفی که للادرن ماد نر لل eee‏ 
واد دولته و ارساد حاضر دود تأریم طبری معه چند ترجمة 
آن حاضر بود ایما رفت که ترجمه هارا با اصل مقابله نمایند 
وبرده از aS Gy‏ ۲ سقیم آنها “alay‏ بعد از ملاحظه 

د1 a‏ 
(نصرله ye! (sic instead‏ نوح سامانی شده است مترجم آن 
Jos‏ بسیار نموده و مطالب بسیار رن افزوده وقدم بر 
قدم Cites‏ ته پیموده و ea‏ که بنام عبید اللّه خان 
اوزدك شیبانی است درآن حرف ( حذف) بسیار و استاط بیشمار 
Lise‏ للاختصار رو solo‏ و این دو فاضل ماهر با yy‏ 
آخر تصرفات Kees‏ در آن ie}‏ رایقه نموده اند که شایان 
آن نیت لکن ک آثر ظریفان oly‏ نام تاريخ طبری 
از آنیا حك نمایند بجاست و اگر ستم شریکان دوران 
انهارا از مسوخات دانند رواست لیذا بدین قلیل 

mission, on fol. 364; account of Jesus and story of the‏ | البضاعت stl‏ شد که خلعت فارسی بدان شاهد ded‏ وش 

9 HISTORY. ۱۳۰0 

their Wazirs, chief judges, secretaries ,(دبيران)‎ chamber- 
lains ,(حاجبان)‎ the inscriptions of their seals, the dura- 
tion of their lives and reigns. The last Khalif men- 
tioned is Alkâdir (Alkâdir-billâh, died A.H. 428= 
A.D. 1037). 

Fol. 37. ,باب بیست وهفت در معارف روسیان‎ 576 
XXVII de scientiis Graecorum.’ Here the epitomator 
has made great confusion. The chapter begins with 
stating that in Greece sciences were very flourishing, 
and that Greek sages composed inestimable books, par- 
ticularly on medicine and physics; then it proceeds to 
give a short account of the following princes : 
(Xerxes #), صفرياقوس‎ (Cypriacus?), دارنوش‎ (Darius), 
ارطاکسرکسس‎ (Artaxerxes), آوخوش بن اردشیر‎ (Ochus), 
اوخوس‎ vb ,دار دن دارا‎ of Alexander and of the 
Ptolemaic kings of Egypt. 

Then follows another lacuna. 

The work proceeds with the history of Abü Muslim 
and of the rise of the Banü ‘Abbas. On ff. 41b-67> a 
concise history of the 'Abbâside Khalifs, as far as 
Alkâdir-billâh, and Alkâ'im-bi-amr-allâh. On ff. 684 
—71% a diagram of the governors of Khurâsân and the 
other eastern provinces of the nominal empire of the 
Khalifs, stating their names, the names of the Khalifs 
under whom they served, the names of the places where 
they resided, the number of the years of their office, the 
dates when they were appointed. The last prince men- 
tioned in this list is the Ghaznawide “Abd-alrashid. 

۶ 101. 71۳.۰ ,رباب 334 اندر اخبار امرای خراسان‎ history 
of the rulers of Khurâsân, beginning with ‘Abdallah 
b. “Abbâs, who was appointed governor A.H. 23 by 

Fol. ror®. Tâhir b. Alhusain and his successors. 

Fol. 104». Ya'küb b. Laith and his successors. 

Fol. rrob, The Sâmânide dynasty. 

Fol. 1400, The family Sabuktagin (Ghaznawides) till 
Maudüd b. Mas‘id b. Mahmüd, who died A.H. 441= 
A.D. 1049. 

This part is incomplete at the end, the end (the 
greatest part) of the history of ‘Abd-alrashid being 
wanting. There is an abrupt break on fol. 1764, 1. 6, 
between the words بستند‎ 3 

On fol. 6, 1. 6, to fol.177, follows part of a history 
of Greek medicine. 

Fol. 177%. ,باب چهارم اندر اخراج چهار 20 ازیکديگر‎ 
derivation of the Greek, Arabic, Persian, and 8 
eras from each other. This is the last part of a (the 
first?) تت للها‎ 

Fol. 1798. اندر‎ yl دوم اندر جدولهای عید واسباب‎ lik 
ررسمهای پنے است‎ introduction to the second part on 

the festivals of different nations. 

Fol. 17gb. رباب پانزدهم اندر جدول عیدهای مسلمان‎ 
diagrams representing the festivals of the Muslims. 
But these diagrams are left out by the copyist. 

Fol. 1802, ,باب شانزد اندر اسباب عیدهای‎ an 
account of the festivals of the Muhammadans. 

Fol. 189% باب هفدهم اندر شناختن عبدهای جهودان‎ 
Ja, a diagram representing the festivals of the Jews, 
with an introduction. 

Ashab-alfil on fol. 378; detailed story of Muhammad’s 
life and exploits on ff. 46b-146a, in twenty fasls; Aba 
Bakr's Khilâfat on fol. 1462, “Umar's on fol. 154, 
“Uthmân's on fol. 1682, وتا‎ on fol. 1742; encomiastical 
account of Khadijah on fol. ود‎ 8۹, of ‘Aishah on fol. 
199», of Fatimah on fol. 206; story of Hasan and 
Husain on fol. 213%, of Ja‘far Tayyâr's sons on fol. 

On fol. ra an Arabic invocation to God, beginning: 

یا مونس فی وحدتی یا صاحب نی شدّتی ياعظيم لفطر الم 
Fol. 2 is left blank.‏ 
از مختصري :3 Beginning of the fragment itself on fol.‏ 
طبری LE‏ کردن در کارها و فوايد آن چون اردشیر 
پادشامی بگرفت اورا از £23 ساسانیان خبر کرده بودند 

This copy was written by Muhammad ibn Amir Dist 
Muhammad, after A. H. 1000 هزارو)‎ sin, the remainder 
is torn away). 

Ff. 250, ll. 19; Nasta'lik; size, 92 in. by 7 in. 

(FRASER 165.) 

Zain-alakhbâr الاخبار)‎ 3). 

Parts of a work on history, chronology, religious 
ceremonies, and ethnology, compiled by Abii Sa‘id ‘Abd- 
alhayy b. Aldahhak b. Mahmüd Kardizi (ef. fol.1392, last 
line; fol. 217, 1. 12; fol. 2204, ll. 6, 7), and entitled 

s — 
ززین الاخبار‎ ef.fol.r7ga,l.9: چنین لوید > رکننده اين‎ 
.کتتاب زین الاخبار‎ (Besides this title is written on the 
first page by the same hand which wrote the whole.) 

The author wrote during the reign of the Ghaznawi 
Sultân “A bd-alrashid, to whose name he adds اطال الله‎ 

easy بقاءه وادا سلطانه‎ (see ff 1409, 175», etc). 
It formed part of his object to narrate the rise of the 
house of Sabuktagin, more particularly the history of 
the reigning Sultân ‘Abd-alrashid, A.H. 443-444= 
A.D. 1051-2۰ 

Unfortunately this MS. does not contain the whole 
work, but only selected chapters; it was probably 
copied in India for Jonathan Scott, the translator of the 
Bahar-i-danish, whose name is written on the first page. 

Contents : 

Fol. 1. History of the ancient kings of Persia, the 
commencement of which is wanting; it begins with 
Tahmürath. After the Pishdâdian dynasty follow : 

Fol. 6b, The Kayânians دوم)‎ tâb). 

Fol. 124, The Mulük-altawâ'if سيوم)‎ si,b). 

Fol. 143. The Sâsânians چهارم)‎ sib). 

Fol. 2۲۲, The Kisrâs بمعم)‎ &&.b), viz. Anüshirwân 
and his successors till Yazdajird. 

Fol. 282, ,باب هشتم‎ containing two diagrams with 
introductions ; one represents the relations and wars of 
Muhammad, the other gives a survey of the Umayyade 
Khalifs, with various particulars relating to their life 
and rule, 

Fol. 32>. رباب نهم‎ short history of the first four 
Khalifs and a diagram with an introduction, represent- 
ing the dynasty of the Banfi “Abbâs, stating, besides 
their names and those of their mothers, the names of 


“Uthmân b. Siraj-aldin al-Jüzjâni. Hewas born at Firüz- 
kühin Khurâsân A.H. 589, and came to India A.H. 624, 
where he became a high official of Nâşir-aldin Mahmüd 
bin Altamish, to whom this work is inscribed. See 
Nassau Lees, Materials, etc., p. 30 sq., and W. Morley, 
PP. 21-25; C. Stewart, p. 7, and J. Aumer, p.67; Rieu 
1. p. 72, and Elliot, Hist. of India, ii. pp. 259-383, 
where extensive extracts are given. 

It is divided into twenty-three Tabakat : 

I. The prophets, fol. 3». 

TI. The first four Khalifs and the Imams, fol. 40>. 

111. The Bani Umayyah, fol, 49. 

IV. The “Abbâsides, fol. 55% (here the title is missing). 

V. The kings of Persia down to Yazdajird, fol. 718. 

VI. History of Yaman, fol. 962. 

VII. The Tâhirides, fol. 1052. 

VIII. The Şaffârides, fol. 108. 

IX. The Sâmânides, fol. 1149, 

X. The Büyides, fol. ٠ 

XI. The Ghaznawides, fol. r23b. 

XII. The Saljükides, fol. 1352. 

XIII. The Sanjariyyah kings, 10. 4۰ 

XIV. The kings of Nimrüz and Sijistân, fol. 154, 

XV. The Kurdiyyah kings, fol. 6, 

XVI. The Khwârizmshâhs, fol. 167. 

XVII. The Ghirides, fol. ۰ 

XVIII. The kings of Bâmyân and Tukhâristân, 
fol. 218b. 

XIX. The Shansabâniyyah Sultans of Ghazna, fol. 

XX. The Muiizziyyah Sultans of Hindüstân, fol. 2368, 

XXI. The Shamsiyyah Sultans of Hindüstân, fol. 

XXII. An account of the eminent men who served 
under the Shamsiyyah dynasty, fol. 280 (the title is 

XXIII. On the inroads of the infidels, Cingizkhân 
and his descendants, ff. 3239—384b, 

کتب المنهاج بن سراج نی yal‏ حشرت a‏ 
corrected by a modern‏ _رالاول سته yemez‏ وستماية 

The most important portions of this work are 
published in the Bibliotheca Indica, by Captain ۰ 
Nassau Lees, Calcutta, 1864 (Series III), viz. tabakas 
XI, ۲۷11-1۰ 

The introductory prayer in this MS. is different from 
that of the edition : وسپاس وشترانی‎ dom بعد از وظایف‎ 

The MS. is not dated. 

The first volume, ff. 1-192; the second, ff. 193-384; ll. 19; 

Nasta'lik; size, 8} in. by 4? in. The greater part of the first 
page is torn away. (OUSELEY 66, 67.] 


Tabakat-i-Nasiri (extract). 

An abridgment of the Tabakât-i-Nâşiri, mostly 
verbatim corresponding with the original. There is no 
preface. The name of the compiler is not stated. At 
the end of the history of Nasir-aldin Mahmüd b. 
Altamish (fol. 1158, 1. 2 sq.) we read: وابن مختصری‎ 
از طبقات ناصری نقل افتاده وطبقات ناصری هم بنام این‎ 

Fol. 191. عیدهای جهودان‎ GESİ هزدهم اندر‎ vb, 
an account of the Jewish festivals. 

Fol. 198. Ja? ,باب نوزد اندر عیدهای ترسایان‎ 
a diagram representing the Christian festivals, with an 

Fol. zozb, An account of the Christian festivals. 
This would be ,باب بیستم‎ but the heading is left out. 

Fol. 206% اندر عیدها ورسمهای مغان‎ oy باب بیست‎ 
رتجدول‎ a diagram representing the festivals of the 

Fol. 208۲. باب بیست ودوم اندر شرح چشنها وعیدهای‎ 
رمغان‎ an account of the festivals of the Zoroastrians. 

Fol. 213). اندر عیدهای هندوان‎ ayy باب بیست‎ 
رتجدول‎ a diagram representing the festivals of the 

Fol. 2152. داب یست وچهارم اندر شرح عیدهای‎ 
رهندوان‎ an account of the festivals of the Hindts. 

وتمام شد مقالت عیدها :2207 This part ends on fol.‏ 
وشرحهای آن jh‏ پس ازین سخن اندر معارف وانساب pF‏ 
.وتوفیق از خدای ال 

In the following part, on ff. 2207-2624, the author 
treats of ethnology (انساب)‎ and of civilization in 
general .(معارف)‎ In the introduction he divides the 
inhabitants of the earth into people of the east (Hindüs), 
people of the west (Greeks), people of the north (Turks), 
and people of the south (Zangis). The chapters on the 
Greeks and Zangis are omitted. 

Account of the Turks on ff. 2218-246, 

Account of the Hindüs on ff. 246-2624, 

From this table of contents it will appear that this 
MS. contains portions of a most valuable work, which 
seems to be entirely unknown. These portions are not 
very judiciously selected; in several places the order is 
disturbed, and quite incoherent parts are put together, 
as if the copyist has wished to conceal the lacunas of 
the book. 

The author quotes in several places Abü-Raihân 
Albirtini (on ff. 179, 217, from the latter passage it is 
evident that Kardizi was acquainted with, and probably 
a pupil of Birüni, who died A.H. 440; it runs thus: 
چنین گوید فراز آورندۀ اين کتاب ابو سعید عبد للی بن‎ 
معمد بن‎ lat شنیدم از خواچه ابو‎ Gate که‎ el 
البیرونی رحمه الله‎ seal); ‘Abdallah b. Khurdâdbih on 
101, ود و2‎ Abü-Abdallâh Jihâni (see H. Khalfa v. p. 510) 
on fol. 24gb; بن ولك کردیزی‎ de> on fol. 2484; Abü- 
‘Amr ‘Abdallah b. Almukaffa' (کتاب زیم الدنیا)‎ on 
fol. 2218, 

This copy is dated .که .د‎ 1196, the 21st Dhü-alhijjah — 
A.D. 1782, the 27th November. 

Ff, 262, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 93 in. by 6 in. 
[OusELEY 240.] 

Tabakat-i-Nasiri .(طبقات ناصری)‎ 
A general history from beginning to A.H. 658=A.D. 
1259, when it was composed by Aba ‘Umar Minhâj-aldin 

13 HISTORY. 14 

شېر ردیع الأول سنه ٨٢‏ از چلوس معمد شاهی مطابق Baw‏ 
,هچری ۱۱۹۸ (۱۱۵۸ (read‏ 

Ff, 164, 11. 28; Nasta'lik; size, 122 in. by 83 in. 
[OUSELEY 325.] 


.(نظام التوارد , ) Nizâm-altawârikh‏ 

An abridgment of general history from beginning to 
A.H. 674 (the preface being dated from the arst of 
Muharram 674—A.D. 1275, 17th of July), composed by 
Maulana Aba Sa'id ‘Abdallah bin Abü-alkâsim Muham- 
mad bin Fakhr-aldin Abi-abdallâh albaidawi (or as his 
full title is given here on fol. 672b, Il. g-12; مولانا اما‎ 
اعظم سلطان مجنهدان عالم صاحب قران حلاص نوع عالم‎ 
is> اسلام ناصر للق و الدین‎ Whe sth قاضی قضات‎ 
الاسلام وامام السلمین برهان الله بین العالمین ابو سعید‎ 
عبداللّه بن الولی الاعظم قافی قضات ولی الوقت وامام‎ 
العهد ابو القاسم مد تن الولی الغفور فخر الدین اتی‎ 
.(عبدالله البیضاوی‎ He died A.H. 684—A.D. 1285, 
according to H. Khalfa vi. p. 354, who gives his name 
in a somewhat different form. See about the various 
statements concerning his name and the year of his 
death, Elliot, History of India, ii. p. 252 sq.; compare 
also the following copies. 2 

This copy is erroneously headed تاریخ کزيده من‎ 
,تصنيف قاضى عبد الله بیضاوی‎ but the proper title 
appears in the preface on fol. 672», 1. ۰ 

Beginning (different from that in H. Khalfa): حمد‎ 

بی نهایت و شکر بی غایت مبدعی که بيك امرکن عالم 

.ارواح واشباح را پدید آورد الخ 

The work is divided into four parts :(اقسام)‎ 

First kism on fol. 6734, About God's prophets and 

Second kism on fol. 674%. History of the Persian kings, 
in four tabakas: Pishdâdians, Kayânians, Ashkanians, 
Sâsânians. : 

Third kism on fol. 683b. History of Muhammad and 
of the Khalifs, in three tabakas: the four immediate 
successors, the Umayyade and the “Abbaside Khalifs. 

Fourth kism on fol. 688a, History of the minor dynas- 
ties, in nine tâifas : 

Taifah I on fol. 6882, 116 ۵۵۸ 

on fol. 688. The Sâmânides.‏ 11 ور 

on fol. 689. 116 ۵۵‏ 111 ور 

» LV on fol. 690%. The Dailamis or Büyides. 

» Von fol. 6grb. The Saljükides. 

» ۷٢ on fol. 693. The Kuhistânis or Isma‘ili 
Sultâns of Kuhistin که ابشانرا ملاحده)‎ 

» VII on fol. 694%. The Salgharides. 

,, VIII on fol. 696. The Khwârizmshâhs, 

IX on fol. 6967. The Moghuls.‏ ور 

An account of this work is given by Silvestre de 
Sacy in Notices et Extraits, tom. iv. pp. 672-699; 

سلطان ناصر الدین معمود تألیف کرده اند ومولانا مشهاج 
سراج که در کشور دملی قامی القضات وصدر جپان بود آن 
= در قلم آورده است چون سکونت ومقام او در بلاد هند 
دود مر e‏ مبالغه نموده است واطنابی داده واین 
فقیر اندك an‏ از اخبار او روایت کرد کفاف خواهد بود او 
در ذکر Wels‏ شمسی که در عهد این سلاطین کر 
کرده اند حدیث بسیار میگوید وکیفیّات واحوال هر يك 
> بیان میفرماند ولیکن اس شر اسامی اس در 
قلم می کرد تا این نسخه از GLANS‏ خالی نمانده باشد 
This is at‏ که بعضى از آن طايفة ملوك LS‏ بوده اند 

the end of the 21st Tabakah of the original. 

The arrangement of the single chapters (here they 
are not called Tabakah) is somewhat different from the 
original; besides the compiler had made three addi- 
tions, and in some places the MS. has lacunas (there are 
left blank ff. 22, 23, 30% (for the greater part), 30>, 31, 
98>, 100, ror, and a part of 1424), Compared with 
the original the order is this : I, II (the greater part), 
111 wanting; VI, V, IV, additions (on ff. yıb—8sb) ; 
VII-XII, XVII-XXII, XIII-XVI, additions (on 
ff. 1309-1344, and ff. 1342-142); XXIII, addition. 

Missing is the history of the descendants of ‘Ali (II) 
and of the Bani Umayyah (III). 

The additions are: 

a (ff. yıb-85b). History of Mukhtar b. Abi ‘Ubaidah 
Thakafi. See Weil, Geschichte der Khalifen, vol. i. 
PP: 354-392. 

b (ff. 130°-1342). End of the history of the Khwârizm- 
shâhs (Jalâl-aldin and Ghiyâth-aldin Aksultân), taken 
from the Ta'rikh-i-Jahânkushâ, the author of which 
died A.K. 681. 

c (ff. 134-1423). The creed of the Assassins and 
their history from Hasan Sabah to Rukn-aldin Khâ- 
warshâh, and their extirpation by Hulâgükbân 
A.H. 654=A.D. 1256. This account is not identical 
with that in the fourth volume of the Raudat-alşafâ, 
but possibly originating from thence. 

d. A short continuation of the history of C’ingiz- 
khân's successors down to Hulâgükhân's death and 
Abakakhan’s accession, A.H, 663 (not 773 as by a gross 
mistake is written on fol. 1640, 1. 25; the date ثلاث‎ 
سبعين وسبعمایه‎ must be corrected into ثلاث ستین‎ 

Beginning: بعد بدانک حق تعالی وتقذس خواست‎ Ul 

.که تخت خلافت را بر وشکوه A‏ 

On the first page are two identical seals, one effaced, 
the other well preserved : احمد شاه بهادی ۱۱:۴ فر‎ 
ya ودادشاه غاری عسودخان‎ Accordingly it seems to 
have belonged to the emperor Ahmad Shâh, who sat 
on the throne of Delhi A.H. 1161-1167. 

This copy is dated by Muhammad Wasi’, the 26th 
of the first Rabi", a. 1. 1158, or the 28th year of Muham- 

mad Shah’s reign (the 28th of April, A.D. 1745): کتبه‎ 

۲۰ بیست وششم‎ pa e's des? العبد الضعیف‎ | see also C. Stewart, p. 7; G. Flügel ii. p. 60; Catal. 


The same, 
Another very short copy of the same, dated the roth 
of Rajab, A.H. 1033=4.D. 1624, 28th of April. Kism I 
on fol. 2b, 11 on fol. gb, III on fol. 224, IV on fol. 31. 

Ff. 1-42, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 8in. by 54in. (BopL. 206. 


(جامع ال وار ( Jâmi-altawârikh‏ 

The first volume of Rashid-aldin's general history, 
entitled Jâmi'-altawârikh, beginning: Ok فهرست‎ 

Fadl-allah Rashid or Rashid-aldin bin 'Tmâd-aldaulah 
Abü-alkhair ibn Muwaffik-aldaulah “Ali (born at Hama- 
dan about A.H. 645=A.D. 1247, executed A.H. 718= 
A.D. 1318) completed his famous. history A.H. 710= 
A.D. 1310. According to the preface in this first 
volume, which is dedicated to Ghâzânkhân and called 
after him very often Ta'rikh-i-Ghâzâni, the whole 
history is divided into three volumes, the last of 
which contains the geographical part. For further 
information we refer to the full account of Rashid- 
aldin and his work, given by Etienne Quatremére in the 
‘Mémoire’ prefixed to the ‘Histoire des Mongols de la 
Perse’ (where the greater part of this first volume is 
published, text and French translation), Paris, 1836, 
pp. i-exlvi; comp. Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, pp. 1-69, and 
History of India, i. p. 42, and iii. p. 1 sq.; W. Morley, 
pp. 1-11; Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1841, 
pp. 11-41; G. Flügel ii. pp. 179-181; Rieu i. p. 74, 
ete. ete. 

ملد اول که درین وقت شهنشاه) This first volume‏ 
اسلام goths!‏ سلطان AİR‏ الله سلطنت فرمود که jhe‏ 
بنام برادرش سلطان سعید غازان خان انار الله برهانه تمام 
begins on fol. 3364, and contains two books:‏ (کند 

باب GI‏ در بیان حکایات ظهور اقوام AT‏ وکیفیّت 
cles!‏ ایشان بقبایل مختلفه وشرح Je‏ آباء واجداد هر 
ey on fol. 339% (subdivided into a preface,‏ تسل Ges‏ 
on ff. 3408, 342),‏ رچهارفصل sels, and four chapters,‏ 
and 358b).‏ ,3519 

باب دوم در بیان داستانهای پادشاهان اقوام مغول واتراك 
,دوفصل on fol. 370 (subdivided into two chapters,‏ وغیرهم 
the first of which relates the history of the ancestors of‏ 
C'ingizkhân, the second that of this great monarch’s‏ 
reign and of his descendants down to Uljâitükhân).‏ 

This copy was finished by Ibn Sayyidi Ahmad 
alhâfiz Naşr-allâh, A.H. 944—A.D. 1537. 

Ff. 332P-567, ll. 31; distinct Naskhi; illuminated headings 

on ff. 332°, 370°, 4028, 409", 423°, 434%, 437%, 451°, 454%, 471°, 
483), 489”, 495%, and 498"; size,14in. by gin. (Error 377.] 

Ta'rikh-i-Banâkiti (تأَريے بناکتی)‎ 
A general history, abridged from Rashid-aldin’s Jâmi'- 
altawarikh, by Abu Sulaiman Daud, surnamed Fakhr of 



Codd. Or. Lugd. Batav. ii. p.1; Cat. Codd. Orient. 
Biblioth. Acad. Regiae Scient., ed. P. de Jong, p. 225. 
No date. 

Centre column, ff. 6727-6017, ll. 23; Nasta‘lik; illuminated 
frontispiece; size, 14 in. by 8} in. (ErLror 345.] 


Another copy of the same. 

Beginning the same as in the preceding copy. The 
name of the author runs here thus : Aba Said “Abdallah 
bin Abi-alkâşim ‘Umar bin Fakhr-aldin Abi-alhasan 
“AN albaidawi. 

First kism on fol. 32; second kism on fol. gb; third 
kism on fol. 28>; fowrth kism on fol. 4ob. This kism 
contains exactly the same materials as the fourth kism 
of the preceding copy, but only in eight tâifas, since 
the history of the Khwârizmshâhs and Moghuls is 
combined in the eighth (on fol. 62»). 

No date. 

Ff. 68, 1 15; 

margin ; size, 82 in. by 5 in. 

very clear Nasta'lik ; occasional notes on the 
(Sare 51. 


Another incomplete copy of the same, 

حمد بی غایت و RO‏ 2( نهایت مبدعی Beginning:‏ 
Hh si,‏ 

Author’s name on fol. 2, ll. 6-8: Abü-alkâsim bin 
Fakhr-aldin Abi-‘Abdall4h Muhammad bin Abi-alhasan 
albaidâwi (1). 

First kism on fol. 2, last line; second kism on fol. 
gb (here curiously styled: Ml. باب دویم ازشسم دوم از‎ 

ز(اولی از کتاب جواهر العلوم در معرقة gli‏ ملوك فرس 
defective; it breaks off on fol.‏ و228 third kism on fol.‏ 
(correspond-‏ رسید مش 22b, last line, with the words‏ 
ing to Sale 51, fol. 298, 1 14); fowrth kism, also imper-‏ 
fect in consequence of the lacuna after fol. 22 ; it begins‏ 
(corres-‏ چانرا کو شیدند in the fifth tâifah with the words‏ 
ponding to Sale 51, fol. 53b, 1. 9), and consists of nine‏ 
taifas like the first copy (Elliot 345).‏ 

Copied at Haidarabad. No date. 

Ff. 1-30, 11.17; Nasta‘lik ; size, 73 in. by 43 in. 

(OuseLEy App. 115.] 


The same. 

.حمد بی غابت و شکربی نهایت ال Beginning:‏ 

Author's name on fol. 23, ll. :سم‎ lmâm-aldin Abü- 
alkâsim ‘Umar bin Alimâm alsa‘id Fakhr-aldin Abt- 
alhasan “Ali albaidâwi. 

First kism on fol. z2b; second kism on fol. 52; third 
kism on fol. 26; fourth kism on fol. 38>. This kism 
is shorter here than in all the preceding copies, because 
there is wanting the whole taifah on the Isma'ili Sultans 
of Kuhistân. The sixth tâifah contains in this copy the 
Salgharides, the seventh the Khwârizmshâhs, and the 
eighth the Moghuls. A ninth is consequently missing. 

No date. 

Ff. 57, 15 : Nasta'lik; size, 8$in. by 44 in. 

[OusELEY 9.] 


Tt‏ سیم در ت ak‏ بادشاهان دای اج وایشان دو طائفه 
iB ghih kism Retin wanting): History of the‏ 
Chinese, in two babs, the first containing two faşls, the‏ 

باب اول) 7 second thirty-six tabakas, on ff. 135% and‏ 
خطای دک وچ سار حسات ادوا ر اقوام 5 em‏ 

ب(انسان Sn‏ دودم تر پر بادشاهان ایشان 
Ninth kism (heading also wanting): History of the‏ 

Moghuls from Cingizkhân to Sultan Abi Said, on 

fol. 1440 مغول ونسب چنگزخان و شرح خروج)‎ pi» 
او وگرفتن ایران و توران و شعب فرزندان او الی غایت شهور‎ 
نه سبع عشر و سح ماد‎ zs)! 

For further details we refer to Elliot, Bibliogr. 
Index, pp. 70-74, and Hist, of India, iii. pp. 55 sq.; 
Manuscripts of the late Sir H. Elliot, in the Journal 
of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. 23, part i, 
p. 232, No. 24; W. Morley, pp. 25-28; G. Flügel 
li. p. 61; H. Khalfa 1. p. و121‎ iii. p. 499; Wiener 
Jahrbücher, No. 69, Anzeigeblatt, p. 33, No. 73, 10.20 
Handschriften Hammer- -Purgstalls, 1840, p. 194. Other 
copies are found in the British Museum, Add. 7626 
and 7627, see Rieu i. p. 79 sg.; in the Royal Asiatic 
Society, in Vienna, etc. The whole of the eighth kism 
was edited with a Latin translation by Andreas Müller, 
Berlin, 1677; 2nd edit., Jena, 1689, and translated into 
English by ٩۰ Weston, London, 1820. A short extract 
from the sixth kism is given in Elliot’s Bibliogr. Index, 
Pp: ۰ 

This copy was finished in the month Rajab, A.H. 1088 
=A.D. 1677, September, by Rida bin Thabit. 

Ff. 193, ll. 21; 


Nasta'lik ; size, gin, by jin. (FRASER 119.[ 


The same. 

Another copy of the Ta'rikh -i- Banâkiti, not dated, 
containing the same materials as the preceding one, 
but differing in text from that, especially in the preface 
and the first kism. The beginning runs thus: dol 

Go ll oll‏ حمده والصلوة والسلام علی خير خلقه محمد 
و علی آله واصحابه و CISL‏ بعد چون حق تعالی توفیق 
Gy‏ این ضعیف گردانید و هو اضعف عباد الله pi‏ 

AE‏ داود دن ابی الفصل مد البناکتی ال 

As is to be seen from these words, the author’s name 
is given here in a fuller form: Abi Sulaiman Dâud bin 
Abi-alfadl Muhammad of Banâkit. Besides there is an 
exact date of composition on fol. 2%, ll. 12 and 13: 
the 2sth of Shawwâl, A.H. 717=A.D. 1317, 31st of 
December. The index begins on fol. 2, 1. 15. 

First kism in two tabakas, on ff, 3 and ۰ 

Second kism in four tabakas, on ff. 16>, 19%, 27», and 
29», last line. 

Third kism in three tabakas, on ff. 44, first line, 
75b, and 878, last line. 

Fourth kism in seven tâifas, on ff. 143, 144», 145», 
148b, 1518, 153, and ۰ 

Fifth kism in three tâifas, on ff. 159%, 163%, and 166, 

Sixth kism in two babs, on ff. 170 and 1763, last line 



Banâkit (a town in Transoxania), who composed this 
work A.H. 717=A.D. 1317, and dedicated it to the 
Moghul sovereign, Sultan Abü Sa‘id bin Uljâitü Sultan. 
Its full title is روضة اولی الالباب فی توراريے الاکابر‎ 
,والانساب‎ and it consists of nine kisms, each of which, 
except the last, is subdivided into several tabakas, babs, 
fasls, or tâifas. 

Contents : 

حمد جعد و : Preface and index on fol. 1b, beginning‏ 
سیاس lin‏ سزای حقیت (؟ حقیقت) پادشاهي تواند بود 
که سواد ها و 

First mi 1 of the prophets from Adam to 
Abraham, in two tabakas, on ff. 32 and 49 از)‎ Js! TAE 
از سام تا ادراهیم‎ ms م تا بنوح طبقة دوب‎ 5). 

Second kism: History of the na kings from 
Gayümarth to Yazdajird, in four tabakas, on ff. 108, rr, 

16, and 184 کیانیان)‎ SU اول پيشداديان طبقء‎ cab 
ثالث اشکانیان طبقة رابع ساسانيان‎ sab). 

Third kism: History of Muhammad, his four imme- 
diate successors, the twelve Imâms, the Umayyade and 
“Abbâside Khalifs, in three tabakas, on ff. 278, 46, and 
طبقی اول معمد مصطفی و خلفای راشدين تاحسن بن) اوو‎ 
طبقه سیوم خلفای بنی عبٌاس‎ sel دوم امرای بنی‎ sib Jc). 

Fourth kism : History of the Persian dynasties con- 
temporary with the “Abbâsides, in seven tâifas (classes, 
or tabakas, according to the index), on ff. 88%, 88, 898, 
914, 93>, g5b, and د ارو‎ web Jb طاثفة اول سر‎ 
7۸ چهارم غزنویان‎ isli دیالمه طادفء‎ belle دقع سیم‎ ET سامانیان‎ 
طانفة ششم خوارزمشاهیان طالفة هفتم‎ ۲ > 

Fifth kism (heading wanting in the text): History 
of the Jews, in three tâifas, on ff. ggb, ae and 108° 108 
۳ دويم‎ SLL Nİ ane eee ve 2) وك‎ 
و فرزندان او تا زمانی که #خت النصر ایشانرا ملاك کرد‎ 
Su) پسر‎ gi 6 (طادفه سيوم يروعم پسر نواط‎ 

Siwth kism: History of the Franks and Christians, 
in two babs, each of which contains three fasls, on 
ff. 110 and 1182 در معرفت ولایت افرنج)‎ Jel باب‎ 
و ارمن از #عار و سواحل و جزاثر وذگر قیاصره که پادشامان‎ 
ایشانند باب دویم درولادت ےو معتقدان اقوام نصاری‎ 

Seventh kism: History of the Hindüs in the ante- 
and post-Muhammadan time, in three bâbs, the first 
two of which contain four faşls each, on ff. و124۳‎ 129), 
and 132» باب اول در حساب ادوار و قرون وصور اقالیم)‎ 
SE دک ممالك هندوستان باب دویم در ولادت‎ 3 


on fol. 4422, Many small omissions, a great number 
of genealogical tables (جدرل)‎ on ff. 3509-3569 and 476b— 
488b. ۱ 

The older part of this copy was finished, according 
to the colophon, the 15th of Sha'bân, A.H. 953 
A.D. 1546, 1111 of October. 

Ff. 489, .لا‎ 17; Naskhi, written by two different hands (the 
older part comprises ff. 1-166 and ff. 328-489; the middle part, 
ff. 167-327, is supplied later, which is proved by the old Arabic 
paging being no more in harmony with the real number of the 
leaves); size, 9? in. by 6} in. (Error 355.] 


The same. 

Preface on fol. 7; Book I on fol. 92; 11 on fol. 51°; 
III on fol. 77>; IV on fol. 212>; Von fol. 327; VI 
on fol. 367%. Fol. 168 a little damaged. 

Good old copy, not dated. 

Ff. 399, ll. 17; Nasta'lik; the first page and the last supplied 
by a more modern hand; size, 11in. by Gin, [FRASER 156. | 


The same. 

Preface on fol. ga; Book I on fol. 10%; II on fol. 
40>; 111 on fol. 692; IV on fol. 2102; V on fol. 342»; 
VT on fol. 401», The first volume collated throughout. 

No date. 

First volume (No. 278), ff. 1-209 ; second volume (No. 279), 
ff. 210-415, İl. 15; Nasta'lik ; one leaf wanting in the beginning 
(©); size, 1oğün. by 6in. (OusELEY 278, 279. 


Majma'-alansâb الانساب)‎ 2.59). 

An abridgment of general history till the death of 
Sultân Abt Sa'id, A.H. 736=a.D. 1335, by Muhammad 
b. ‘Ali b. Shaikh Muhammad b. Alhasan (see fol. 75, 
line 6), re-written and completed by the same A.H. 
743=A.D. 1342-1343; see W. Morley, pp. 28, 29, and 
Rieu i. p. 82. It is dedicated to the Wazir Ghiyath- 
aldin Muhammad bin Rashid-aldin (fol. 799, ۱ ۱ غیاث‎ 
الصاحب‎ op dos? لخ والدنیا والدین ابو الفاخر امير‎ 
ر(العید اسان رشید ای والدین‎ the same, to whom the 
Ta’rikh-i-guzida is inscribed. 

وارواح ومعشر a fragmentary line:‏ 7 د و 
.نفوس واشباح ومخزن 

It contains an introduction and two books. 

Introduction (on fol. 82b) on the creation, the seven 
climates and seas, anthropology, and different ۰ 

The first book (kism) on fol. 1229. Adam and the 

The second book on fol. 128». The different dynasties 
till the death of Abü Sa‘id, the latest date which occurs 
being A.H. 736. 

This copy is not complete ; it is a transcript from an 
original, which was imperfect at beginning and end, 
and besides in several other places entirely destroyed or 
illegible. The lacuna at the beginning is very small ; 
there are other lacunas between ff. 79 and 80, ff. 220 
and 221, on ff. 2229 and 2284, Besides fol. 228 is not 
bound in its proper place ; it belongs to the history of 
Abakâ Khan, and contains the date .ید‎ 671, whilst 
the last line of fol. 227P gives A.H. 736. From this it 


(instead of دویم‎ Ob on fol. 170, first line, must be read 


Seventh kism in three babs, on ff. 181, 187», and ۰ 

Eighth kism in two babs, on ff. 194P and 196۲ 
(instead of تسم اول‎ must be read here هشتم‎ 5). 

Ninth kism on fol. 205. a 

Ff, 268, ll. 16; clear Nasta'lik ; small illuminated frontispiece ; 
size, زو‎ in. by 5? in. (FRASER 134.] 

a ۶ 

Ta'rikh -i-guzida گزیده)‎ 32,13). 

The author of this chronicle is styled in this copy on 
fol. 44, 1. 5, Muhammad bin Ahmad bin Abi Bakr bin 
Ahmad bin Nasr Mustaufi Kazwini, but a Turkish 
marginal gloss on the same page calls him simply Hamd- 
allah Mustaufi, and that agrees much better with the 
usual form of his name, viz. Hamd-allâh bin Abi Bakr 
bin Hamd bin Nasr Mustaufi of Kazwin, who finished 
this general history A.H. 730=A.D. 1329—1330. He 
died A.H. 750=A.D.1349. The work is inscribed to the 
Wazir Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad, the son of Rashid- 
aldin ; see Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, p. 75; History of India, 
iii. p.6osg.; Rieu i. p.80; J. Aumer, p.68; H. Khalfa v. 
1 ۰ 

سپاس وستایش پادشاهی ,\ Beginning on fol. gb : S‏ 
ملك او بی زوالست ومملکت او بی انتقال وبیش از 

a) اند‎ 

It contains six books ,ژباب)‎ a preface, and appendix. 

Preface: On the creation, on fol. ge, Book 7: 
Patriarchs and Greek philosophers, on fol. 108, in two 
fasls. Book 77: Old Persian kings, on fol. 36%, in 
four fasls. Book 777; Muhammad, the Imams and 
Khalifs, on fol. 55», in a mukaddimah and six fasls. 
Book IV: The minor Muhammadan dynasties, on fol. 
152», in twelve fasls. Book V: Saints and celebrated 
sages, on fol. 244%, in six fasls. Book VI; Account of 
Kazwin and its famous men, on fol. 282», in eight fasls. 
Appendix (genealogy of prophets, Imams, kings, etc.), 
on fol. 303». An index of the whole work فهرست)‎ 

: yb (کتاب کزیده درفن‎ is found on ff. ۲۷-۰ 

Old copy, finished the 25th of Safar, ۵,11, 847— 

A.D. 1443, the 24th of June. 

Ff. 304, ll. 21; Naskhi ; illuminated frontispiece on fol. 3°; 
size, 102 in. by 7 in. |CLARKE 8. 


The same. 

Preface on fol. 6; Book I on fol. ya; 11 on fol. 20? ; 
111 on fol. 392; IV on fol. 132; V on fol. 216; VI 
on fol. 254». The proper order of the leaves from 
fol. 228 to the end is this: 228, 248-255, 229-247, 
256. Some blanks on ff. 11 and 1992. This copy was 
finished in the middle of Shawwal, a. H. 851=A.D.1447, 
end of December. 

Ff, 256,11. 21; Naskhi; size, 9S in. by 6 in. [Enuior 354.] 

The same. 
Preface on fol. 82; Book I on fol. gb; II on fol. 45; 
111 on fol. 742; IV on fol. 2288; ۷ on fol. 3824; VI 

91 HISTORY. 22 

‘Abd-almuttalib, and ‘Abdallah (on fol. 82b). Then 
follow some larger discussions on الک‎ is YU E 
رالتوحید‎ and analogous matters, a short analysis of the 
tribes of Arabia ,(قباکل عرب)‎ and a detailed description 
of Muhammad’s birth, life, actions, death, ete. 

Tabakah 11. The first three or orthodox Khalifs (on 
fol. 1424). 

Tabakah ۲۲۲, The legitimate Imâms from ‘Ali to 
Muhammad al Mahdi (on fol. rgob). 

Tabakah IV. The usurpation by the Umayyade 
Khalifs (on fol. 2292). These are not called *lals, 
but only Wyle. 

Tabakah V. The ‘Abbaside Khalifs (on fol. 238). 

Tabakah VI. The most celebrated companions and 
partisans of Muhammad, and some “Ulamâs of the Islâm 
(on fol. 2598). 

Tabakah ۷1۲ is wanting, and in its stead are given 
four pages and a half of verses on the subject of سنن‎ 
,فرضها ,عقاند‎ ete. (on fol. 2700). 

Tabakah VIII. Useful rules and sentences of the 
Hukamas in the ante- and post-Muhammadan times, 
and other precepts (on fol. 2728). 

Third Section ( 5). The minor dynasties in 
Khurâsân, fran, and Türân, contemporary with and 
posterior to the ‘Abbaside Khalifs (on fol. 2764), divided 
into twelve Tabakat. 

Tabakah I. The Tahirides (on fol. 2768). 

Tabakah 11. The Şaffârides (on fol. 2788). 

Tabakah 111, The Sâmânides (on fol. 282b). 

Tabakah IV, The Ghaznawides (on fol. 285). 

Tabakah ۷۰ The Dailamis (on fol. 2892). 

Tabakah VI. The Saljükides (on fol. 294P). 

Tabakah VII (number wanting here and also in 
Tabakah VIII and X). The Ghirides (on fol. 310»). 

Tabakah VIII. The kings of Nimrüz or Sistân (on 
fol. 315b). 

Tabakah IX نهم)‎ to be vead instead of .(دهم‎ The 
Isma‘ilis, ete. (on fol. 317). 

Tabakah X. The Khwârizmshâhs (on fol. 3353). 

Tabakah XI. The Karâkhitâiyyah Sultâns of Kirmân 
(on fol. 3382). 

Tabakah XII, The Turks and Moghuls (on fol. 3453), 
concluded by a full account of Timür's life and exploits, 
down to his death, A.H. 807. 

On fol. 420 some elegies, and on fol. 4228 a longer 
discussion on the peculiarities of Timür as Khâtimah. 

This copy was finished in the midst of the month 
Dhü-alhijjah, A.K. 843 —A.D. 1440, May. Another 
copy of this history is not mentioned anywhere. 

Ff. 424, ll. 25; written by two different hands in Naskhi, clear 
and distinct in beginning and end (ff. 1-7 and 340-424), careless 
and nearly Shikasta in the middle (ff. 8-339) ; water spots on the 
last leaves; size, 123 in. by 9} in. (ELLtor 2. 


Ta'rikh-i-Hâfiz Abra (pl حافظ‎ 4). 

The first volume الاول)‎ sist!) of the very rare and 
valuable work on universal geography and history, 
styled Zubdat-altawarikh, by Nür-aldin bin Lutf-allâh 
bin ‘Abdallah, called Hafiz Abra, who attended the 
courts of Timür and his son Shahrukh, and died at 


will appear that the history of the Atâbegs of Lüristân 
(see W. Morley, p. 29) is missing. 

There is no date. On fol. 74> is written: ‘Wm. 
Ouseley, Shiraz, May 25, 1811.’ Perhaps the مچمع‎ 
النساب‎ (C. Stewart, p. 8) is the same work. 

Ff. 74-228, ll. 11; Nasta'lik; size, 73 in. by 5} in. 
{OusELEY 15.] 

Asahh-altawarikh ( التواريږ‎ el). 

A work on general “history, called the most solid of 
the chronicles, compiled on the basis of Tabari and 
other celebrated annalists, by Muhammad ibn alamir 
alkabir Amir Fadl-allah al-müsawi (see fol. ıb, line 6), 
a native of Khurâsân, who was a younger contem- 
porary of Timür. It goes down from the creation of 
Adam to the death of Timür, A.H. 8o7—A.D. 1405, and 
was finished, according to a note in W. Ouseley’s Travels 
(London, 1819-1823), vol. i. p. 295, A.D. 1427=A.H. 

سپاس وستایش بیقیاس حضرت قدیمی | Beginning:‏ 
.سزاست که sub‏ عالم Zel‏ التواربږ sled‏ بنی آدم ال 

The chronological order is for the greater part 
identical with that in Tabari (comp. Morley, p. 19); the 
accounts of a dynasty or nation are frequently split into 
several portions, intermixed with reports of contempo- 
rary events in other countries. 

Immediately after the preface of five lines the history 
begins in the following order : 

History of Adam, Eve, and their posterity as intro- 
duction (fol. 1»). 

First Section اول)‎ 3). History of the kings of 
Persia from Gayâmarth to Yazdajird (on fol. 52), divided 
into four Tabakat. 

Tabakah I. The Pishdâdian dynasty from Gayümarth 
to Gurshasp, intermixed with the stories of the prophets 
Hid and Salih, Isaac, Jakob, Joseph, Job, and Shu‘aib ; 
of Moses (on fol. 25>) and the departure of the Israelites 
from Egypt; of Karin, Harun, ete. 

Tabakah TI. The Kayanian dynasty (on fol. 35») from 
Kaikubad to Dara ibn Dârâb ر(داراب الاصغر)‎ intermixed 
with tales of Elias, Elisa, Samuel, Saul, David, Solomon, 
and Balkis, queen of Sheba (on ff. 362-42») ; of Pytha- 
goras, Rehoboam, Asa, and the following kings of 
Israel (on ff. 47b—48b); of Alexander the Great, of the 
prophet Zechariah, the Virgin Mary, John the Baptist, 
and Jesus Christ. 

Tabakah 111. The Ashkanian dynasty (on fol. 58b), 
i.e. Arsacides from Ashk ibn Dârâb to Ardawân; the 
kings of Rüm and Syria (on fol. 59%); the seven sleepers 
(on fol. 59%); Jonah, Samson, St. George. 

Tabakah IV. The Sâsânian dynasty (on fol. 63>) 
from Ardashir ibn Babak to Yazdajird. 

Second Section (45 .(قسم‎ From Muhammad to 
Almusta‘sim-billah, the last of the ‘A bbdside K halifs (on 
101. 724), divided into eight Tabakat. 

Tabakah I. The genealogy of Muhammad, his life and 
death. In this chapter are enumerated all the fore- 
fathers of Muhammad from Adam, Noah, Abraham (see the 
story of Nimrüd on ff. 762-77», Isma'il and the Ka'ba's 
erection on fol. 78, line 15) to ‘Abd Manaf, Hashim, 


A.H. 817 and 820, he must have been engaged in 
this work’s elaboration eleven or twelve years at least. 
Description of the seven climates of the world ( OSs 

دکر قسمت نوح عالم را به پسران :*27 on fol.‏ احوال عالم 
on fol. 28b).‏ ذکرقسمت اقالیم سبعه : *28 on fol.‏ 

The seas, large and small ones ,(بعرها و حيرها)‎ beg. 
with the آب معیط‎ on fol. 29>, last line. 

The rivers (انهار)‎ on fol. ۰ 

The mountains (جبال)‎ on fol. gra, 

The countries, beg. on fol. 57>. This chapter is 
introduced by a short account of the different dynasties 
of Amirs, who ruled over Khurdsdén, viz. the Sâmâ- 
nides, the Ghaznawides, the Saljükides, the Ghirides, 
and the Khwârizmshâhs. 

Arabia on fol. 60%; Maghrib (viz. Egypt, Spain, ete.) 
on fol. 72>; Syria on fol. 88°; the coasts of the Greek 
sea (45, ps3) on fol. 105°; Armenia and Frankistân on 
fol. 1068; ‘Irak on fol. 113; Khüzistân on fol. 1298; 
Fars on fol.131>, The different rulers and Sultâns of 
Fars on fol. 148°, from the Dailamis down to the 
author’s own time (see, for instance, the Salgharides 
on fol. 150%; the reigns of the Amirs of Fârsistân 
on fol. 153*; the Muzaffarides, especially Shah Shuja‘, 
on fol. 164»); Kirman on fol. 2168, The rulers of Kir- 
man on fol. 218» (for instance, the Kâdard branch of 
the Saljükides on fol. 219%; the Karakhitaiyyah Sultans 
on fol. 229; the Muğaffarides on fol. 246»). 

This first mujallad concludes with a history of the 
events which occurred in Kirmân after Timür's death : 
.در احوال که بعد وفات صاحب قرانی در کرمان واقع شد‎ 

Many geographical tables ; several are forgotten, and 
consequently the pages left blank, for instance, ff. 64, 
1084, 114, 128b, 1318, 133b, 217۳ and 2188. 

This copy was finished a. H. 1044—A.D. 1634. 

Ff. 276, ll. 20; Nasta‘lik; two illuminated frontispieces on 
ff. 6” and ro”; size, 1 in. by 6} in. ] 1/1/۵۲ 357. 


Bahjat-altawarikh ( التواريے‎ cast). 

The grace of the chronicles, a work on general history 
by Shukr-allah bin Shihâb-aldin Ahmad bin Zain-aldin 
Zaki (see fol. 72, lI. r and 2), who began its composition 
in the month Muharram of A. #, 861 (the 385th year 
of the Jalali era, founded by Malikshah bin Alp Arslan, 
and the 160th year of the Khâni era, instituted by 
Sultan Mahmüd Ghâzânkhân—A.n. 1456, December), 
during the reign of the ‘Uthmén-Sultiu Muhammad IL 
bin Murad bin Muhammad (the well-known conqueror 
of Constantinople) ; see fol. 72, ll. 4 and 5; title and 
date of the work are found on fol. gb, Il. 8-10; comp. 
also G. Flügel ii, p. 64, and H. Khalfa ii 73. This 
history consists of thirteen chapters, and contains a 
detailed index on fol. 12, It opens with the first fasl of 
the first bab, so that there is missing only the heading 
of the first bab itself, and closes with two recommenda- 
tions of this work in verse, by Maulânâ Khidrbeg 
Calabi and Maulana Muhyi-aldin Muhammad alkhus- 
rawi, and with a short discussion on riwâyât. 

Introduction on fol. 6b, beginning : الله الرحمن‎ 

a 6‏ نله sill‏ براء کل شئْ 3 ارعاه آلغ 



Zanjân A.H. 834=A.D. 1430; see a full account of this 
excellent history in Elliot, History of India, iv. pp. 
1-5; Bibliogr. Index, p. 81 sq.; H. Khalfa iii. p. 535, 
No. 6807; Catal. des MSS. et Xyll. pp. 265-267; Dorn, 
Das Asiat. Museum, p. 374; G. Fliigel ii. p. 174; 
Histoire des Mongols par Raschid-eldin, publ. et trad. 
par Quatremére, tom. i. p. ciii. This ta’rikh is very 
often quoted both by Eastern and European writers, 
for instance, by Mirkhwând, Khwândamir, the author 
of the Ta'rikh-i- Alfi, by Sir W. Ouseley in his ‘ Travels,’ 
by Hammer in his ‘ Geschichte der goldenen Horde,’ 
ete. ete. 

Contents of this first mujallad : 

A detailed index on fol. ıb. 

on fol. 6b, beginning :‏ (دیباچه تاريے حافظ ابرو) Preface‏ 
.سپاس بی قباس قادری را که بساط افلاك را تعرکات al‏ 

There is given as date A.H. 817, see the following 
note on fol. 8٨: سبع عشر‎ (ees این تالیف در شهور‎ 
وثمانمانة اتفاق افتاد‎ ; comp.the note in Elliot, History 
of India, iv. p. ۰ 

A map of the world on ff. gb and 102. 

Beginning of the first mujallad on fol. rob: حمد‎ 
را سزد مشرب احديتش از‎ Gol وثنای بيعدد‎ ise 
21 سال منزه‎ la 

Praise of God on 101, 8, 

Praise of Sultân Shahrukh Bahadur on fol. ۰ 

Motive of this work’s composition on fol. 14, 

This part must have been written A, H. 820, for the 
author says on fol. 15%: یومنا که > هچری مشتصد‎ Jl 
.ودیست رسیده است‎ 1 

در تعریف تاريے, ذکر فواند) Treatises on chronology‏ 

on fol. ۲,‏ (دانستن تاریخ, درحقیقت علم ah‏ 

As authorities for the geographical parts of his ta'rikh 
Hafiz Abrü enumerates on fol. 82 the following works : 

Kitab-i-Masalik wa Mamâlik (read almamialik), by 
“Abd-allâh bin Muhammad Khurdâd (comp. H. Khalfa 
۲۰ p. 511, No. 11873, and Ouseley 229). 

Şuwar-alakâlim, by Muhammad bin Yahya, written 
in India (sic! comp. Ouseley 229 and Rieu i. p. 418). 

Jahânnâma, by Muhammad bin Najib of Mukran, see 
Ouseley 229. 

Safarnama, by Nasir Khusrau, and Kânün-albuldân. 
Besides, the author communicates to us the results of 
all he saw and experienced himself during his travels 
through many parts of Asia. 

A full table of contents of the three standard works 
on the basis of which Hafiz Abrü composed the historical 
parts of his ta'rikh, on ff. 15% and 20b, viz. 

1. Muhammad bin Jarir Altabari’s Chronicon, which 
goes down, as Hafiz Abrü states, to the 17th of the 
“Abbâside Khalifs, Muktafi-billah, A. H. 295. 

2. Jami‘-altawarikh-i-Rashidi, completed A.H. 705, 
in the beginning of Uljâitü Sultân's reign (comp. No. 23 
of this Catalogue, where the proper date of composition 
is given, viz. 710); and for the modern time, especially 
for Timür's reign: , 

3. ‘Ali Yazdi's Zafarnâma. 

This last work having been composed A.H. 824-828, 
and Hafiz Abri having written some parts of his 
ta’rikh according to the above statements already 


yünshâh, which took place the 11th of Dhü-alka'dah, 
A.H. 887—A,D. 1482, Dec. 22, translated for the greater 
part from an Arabic work, entitled رزبدة التواردِے‎ and 
enlarged by extracts from other sources’ by Muhammad 
bin Husain Lutf-allâh, who being employed at the 
court of Mahmüdshâh albahmani (a. H. 887-924) began 
this work A.H. 902=A.D. 1496 (see fol. 4%, 1. 5), and 
dedicated it to his sovereign. It is divided into the 
following four kisms and a khâtimah: 

قسم آوٌل در بیان احوال انبیاء که از دور آدم تا آخر ایام 
on fol. 62.‏ ذوح بوده اند 

قسم دوم در ذکر سلاطین چم که بیش از اسلام دوده اند 
on fol. 7b, last line (in four tabakat).‏ 

قسم سيوم در 93 حضرت رسالت پناه و خلفای واصحاب او 
on fol. rgb (in an introduction and six faşls).‏ 

قسم چهارم در ذکر پادشاهان که در زمان اسلام بودند 

(پادشامان بنی لیش, سامانی, غزنوی, غور آل دوبه, Boe‏ 
خوارزم, اتابکان, اسمعیلیان مصر و شام, اسمعیلیان ایران, 
on fol. 43> (in twelve faşls).‏ (مغولان, ال مظفر 

sile on fol. 6gb;‏ در ذکر سلاطین بهمنی 

(An extract from the same authors larger work 
al cl): 

Beginning : لطاذف آن چون نفائس‎ ely وثنای که‎ ous 
7 ZF os 
el; SH, her .نو عروسان‎ 

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more modern hand; size, gin. by 42 in. (FRASER 114. 


(روضة الصفا) Raudat-alşafâ‏ 

Complete copy of Mirkhwand’s (better known as 
Mirkhond) famous history, called سپرة‎ ce روضة الصفاء‎ 
Add, .الانبیاء واللوك‎ 

The author, Muhammad b. Khâwand Shâh b. Mahmüd, 
was born A.H. 837 —A.D. 1433, and died A.H. go3 — 
A.D. 1497. He wrote at the request of Mir‘Ali Shir, the 
Wazir of Sultan Husain, who ruled over Persia A.H.873— 
QII=A.D. 1468-1505. See Malcolm, History of 
Persia, i. p. 489. For particulars about Mirkhond, his 
work and Mir ‘Ali, we refer to Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, 
pp. 85 and 114; History of India, iv. p. 127 sq.; 
W. Morley, p. 30 sq.; and Rieu i. p. 87 sg,, ete. ete. 

Vols. VII and VIII in their present form are com- 
positions of the author’s grandson Khwandamir, though 
parts of them may already have been written by Mir- 
khond himself. 

Contents : 

Vol. I. History from the creation till the last of the 
Sâsânian kings, Yazdajird. Beginning : زیب فهرست‎ 
مکان وزینت دیباچة مجموعة‎ dle مفاخر انبیاء‎ ted 
.ماثر سلاطین الخ‎ 

Vol. TI. History of Muhammad, Abi Bakr, “Umar, 
“Uthmân, and ‘Ali. Beginning: مرادات‎ digs? عنوان‎ 



There is given a list of the authorities, on which this 
work is founded, on fol 8b: 
عبون التفاسیر منصوری"‎ 
رک شهاب الدین سیواسی؛‎ ys 

۹ ان 


یر ارت 

زبدة الاصول؛ 

تواریم مولانا حسن بن le‏ بن جماد که قوت الارواح 
نام است"' 1 

(fae GIS بن اسمعیل‎ ses? ابو عبد الله‎ ao 

Bee بر تبرت‎ ee 

تواریخ gl‏ بیضوی؛ 

تواریخ ادن جوزی" 

als‏ مچد الدین مولانا معمّد عدنانی که برای سلطان 
ابراهيم طمغاج خان تألیف کرده است در خطای؛ 

eS‏ ات وت 

OLS‏ اصول الاقالیم» 

al CULM المالك و کتاب‎ CLS 

Chapter I on fol. rob, Cosmography (creation of the 
world, etc.), geography, and ethnology. 

Chapter IT on fol. 462. The prophets before Muham- 

Chapter 111 on fol. 58%. Muhammad’s genealogy. 

Chapter IV on fol. 678. Muhammad’s birth, life, 
exploits, ete. 

Chapter V on fol. 822. Muhammad’s wives, children, 
and other relations. 

Chapter VI on fol. دو‎ The ten principal friends 
and associates of Muhammad, beginning with Aba 
Bakr, ‘Umar, ‘Uthman, and ‘Ali. 

Chapter VIT on fol. 103. The other friends and 
companions of Muhammad. 

Chapter VIII on fol. 114>. The twelve Imams. 

Chapter IX on fol. 123». The famous Sheikhs. 

Chapter X on fol. 146b, The ancient philosophers. 

Chapter XT on fol. وږ د‎ The ancient kings of Persia 
before the Islâm, from Gayümarth to Yazdajird. 

Chapter XII on fol. 1833. The Umayyade and ‘Abba- 
side Khalifs, with a short account of the Saljikides on 
ff. 2139—2149 (in the heading of this chapter there is 
written by mistake ob باب‎ instead of دوازد‎ wb). 

Chapter XIII on fol. 220b. The “Uthmân-Sultâns, 
in a very short and abridged manner. 

No date. 

Ff. 221, ll. 17; very legible Shikasta ; several pages supplied 
later ; size, 7 in. by 42 in. (Marsa. 628.] 

1 ۰ .(صفوة الاخبار) Safwat-alakhbar‏ 

A general history from Âdam down to the death of 
the Bahmanishâh of Kalbarga Muhammad bin Humâ- 



The first three volumes of the same work. 

First volume on fol. ıb of No. 126; second volume 
on fol. rb of No. 127; third volume on fol. 258 of 
No. 127. 

There is given as date only the 4th of Shawwal at 
the end of the first, and the (first) Wednesday in the 
month Dhü-alhijjah at the end of the third volume, but 
no year. 

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The same fist and second volume. 

First volume on fol. 1b, second volume on fol. 206». 
The first is dated the r4th Sha‘ban, A.H. 1037=A.D. 
1628, April 19, by Muhammad bin Mullâ Hafiz; the 
second, the middle of Muharram, 1039 =A. D. 1629, 
beginning of September, by the same. 

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The same first volume, 
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“Ali Zushki, in Ramadan, A.H. 1065—A.D. 1655, July. 

قد yl‏ الفراغ من هذا الکتاب :2052 Colophon on fol,‏ 
عون الله اللك الوهاب فی اواسط شهر رمضان ow) LM‏ 
| کر اللصطغویه de‏ ید اقل خلق الله واحقر عباده خادم 
e‏ تادا رع تد ne aaa‏ 
و .. : s Je 2 sg:‏ £ 
ey‏ النزله ملاذ السادات والنقبا العظام و Us‏ اه 
و الفضلاء الکرام امیر زابدیعا سهريلوی (I)‏ مشهد القّس 
.طول الله ‘soc‏ 

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; 42 

The same /irst volume. 
Good, but modern copy, finished the ışth of Rabi'- 


Vol. IIT. The Imâms and Khalifs to the last of the 
‘Abbaside Khalifs Almusta'şim, A. 5. 656=A.D. 1258. 
Beginning: از ادای‎ Jel Yu jis حمد وثنای که‎ 
a ان عاجز آبند‎ ms. 

Vol. IV. Minor dynasties contemporary with and 
succeeding the “Abbâsides till the time of Timir. 
Beginning : کرامت‎ işle سعادت ابدی و‎ is فهرست‎ 

Vol. V. Cingizkhan and his successors. Beginning: 
مناقب وماثرسلاطین رفیع مقدار ونمایش آلخ‎ işler آزایش‎ 

Vol. VI. Timür and his successors till the death of 
Sultân Aba Sa'id, A.K. 873 —A.D. 1468. Beginning: 
İMAN حمد وسپاس و‎ gal 

Vol. VI. The special history of Sultan Husain. 
Beginning: حصول سعادت دارین حمد پروردکاریست‎ 
~ Vol. VIII. The geographical appendix. 
Ee ملك‎ wes ele yi روضة الصفا‎ 
SI قدرت اوست‎ AS نکاشت‎ aol بو‎ 

No. 334 is dated on fol. 4562 A.H. 1024A.D. 1615, 
This applies also to No. 332. Both volumes have 
stamps on the first pages, one giving the name Fakhr- 
aldin, and the date A.H. i112; but three other stamps, 
containing the name ‘Alamgir Shah, with another (the 
librarian’s ?) name under it, the dates A.H. 1071 and the 
number 33. Accordingly these two volumes belonged 
to the library of the emperor Aurangzib. 

No. 333 was copied by Shaikh ‘Inayat, the son of 
Kadi Murtadâ, A.H. 1066, Ramadan ı5—A.D. 1656, in 
India. The colophon on fol. 261» is this: (3 we 
شهر رمضان امبارك سنه ۱۰۱۰ در سرای‎ ٥ التاردِ پانزدهم‎ 

کته درد انکلی سرکا (lacuna)‏ سار سیادت ونقابت 
aly‏ شهامت وعوالی دستگاه نواب خواجه عنابت الله حمو 
iç> (lacuna)‏ سرکار صاحبی ام (lacuna)‏ بروز sike‏ تمام 

Beginning : 

ab خاتمة‎ 

(Spas.‏ اقبال واجلال ىاه رفعت وحسمت د 
The other volumes are not dated; of these Nos. 331‏ 
and 335 may be as old as the dated ones. The most‏ 
modern and 16886 carefully copied volumes are Nos.‏ 
and 337. All the volumes are bound in splendid‏ 336 
eastern binding, The entire work was lithographed at‏ 

Bombay, 1848, see Triibner’s Record, No. 22, p. 396. 

x‏ است لد 

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332. Vol. II, ff. 369, ll. 21; Nasta‘lik; size, 12} in. by 7in.; 
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more modern hand. 

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337. Vol. VIII, ff. 68; of the same handwriting and size as 
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29 _ HISTORY. 30 

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(FRASER 129.] 

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No date. 

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Kirmân. A complete index of this volume on the fly- 

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gilt binding ; size, 13} in. by 83 in. (OuseLEy App. 53.] 


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Finished the 11th of Rabi'-alâkhar, A.H. 1005= 
A.D. 1596, December 2, at Lâhür, by “Abd-alrahmân 
bin Maulana Muhammadkhan. Fol. 260 a little in- 

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according to another one on the same page it appears to 
be a mistake for 1095. The Arabic paging is wrong 
from fol. 187 to the end. 

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و هو الامیر‎ re! متع الله امل الفضل والعلم بدوامه وخلود‎ 
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Copy without date, transcribed by .جمالای شیرازی‎ 
The Arabic paging is wrong from the beginning down 
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the end. Prefixed on the fly-leaves is ذکررستم و اسلاف‎ 

gele ge pb ,او از جلد اول‎ beginning رستم بن زال‎ 
Ff. 438,11. 17; Nasta'lik ; no ornaments; size, 10} in. by 7 in, 
(ELLroT 303.] 


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1651, 15th of March. 

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The same second volume. 

This copy was finished the roth of Ramadan, 
A.H, 1063=A.D. 1653, August 13, by Muhammad 
Husain ibn Mulla Salar, and is collated throughout. 

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(ELLToT 304. 


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fifth volume on fol. 375». Fol. 180 is left blank. 

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54), by Mas'üd 'Imâd-aldin Jahrâni. An index of this 
volume is lying loosely in this MS. 

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by the worms. It seems to be collated throughout. 
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1814, September 19. 

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Occasional notes in English on the margin, 


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almost all the diacritical points are omitted. 

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The eighth volume (not the seventh, as is stated on 
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Finished the 4th of Rabi'-althâni, ۸.11. 1072 = 
A.D, 1661, Nov. 27. 

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The same eighth volume. 

خاتمه در بیان ele‏ صناثم ol.‏ صانع : Beginning‏ 
واه نکاشت WS‏ قدرت حضرت اوست a‏ 

At the end on ff. 942 and توو‎ follows a note in the 
same handwriting, imperfect at the end, beginning : 
شرف اتمام و سعادت اختتام یانت این‎ SEE, ot مد‎ 
ال‎ Es, 

Dated by مد‎ Ep معمد دن‎ dy ھ‎ 1073, the 
11th Muharram=a,p, 1662, Aug. 26. The real title 

on ff. 12, 1b, and on fol. غږو‎ was rubbed out by a 
swindling bookseller, who wrote instead حجائب البلدان‎ 

TITI ()—A.D. 1704 or 1699 (7), by Muhammad Yusuf 
Kâtib, Ff. 134-139 are misplaced, the proper order 
being this: 134, 136, 135, 138, 137, 139, 140, and 
so on. 

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A good old copy, but mot dated. 

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The fifth volume is dated the 23rd of Muharram, 
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the eighth volume, or the geographical appendix, we refer 
to B. de Meynard, Journal Asiatique, tom. xvi. p. 464, 
and to J. Aumer, p. 65. The beginning of this last 
volume agrees with that in Ouseley 337, see above. 

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fol. 395», 2 ele .خاتمه در‎ 

The seventh volume, containing Sultân Husain's 
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Another copy of the sixth volume. 
Dated the first of Rabi'-althâni, A.H. 919 = A.D. 
1513, June 6 (perhaps a mistake for ggı = A.D. 

1583, April 24, because this MS. seems to have 
been copied by the same hand as Ouseley Add. 52 and 

33 HISTORY. 34 

جزو چهارم در ذکر وقائع زمان) 2632 Chapter IV on fol.‏ 
His-‏ .(خلافت خلفاء راشدین رضوان الله عنهم اجمعین 
tory of the first four ۰‏ 

لطاتف اخبار لالی شار انبیا* عالی و Beginning:‏ 
شرائف آثار معالی دثار سلاطین ذوی الاقتدار الم 

Good, but rather incomplete copy ; there is wanting 
at the end a small portion, which may be supplied by 
the following copy. 

No date. 

Ff. 340, ll. 23; Nasta‘lik, quite without ornaments; occa- 
sionally short notes on the margin; size, 124 in, by 7 in. 

(ErLror 142.[ 



Another copy of the same first volume. 

This copy of the first volume is complete at the 
end; the portion missing in the preceding MS. begins 
here on fol. 5324, 1.5: جوم مردم ازدثجهت معاویه را ملامت‎ 
,کردند‎ and goes down to fol. ş4ob, where the first 
volume of the Habib-alsiyar closes. But the first pages 
of this MS. and also fol. 276 are very severely injured. 
Besides there is a lacuna in the Iftitâh. 

The right order of the first twelve leaves (which are 
partly misplaced) is this : 1-6, 10, 11, 7-9, 12. 

After fol. 6 a lacuna; fol. 6,1. 14, corresponds to 
the preceding copy, fol. 6, last line but one, and fol. 102, 
l. x, to fol. gb, last line but one (the intermediate 
portion is missing here). 

Chapter I on fol. 9%; chapter IT on fol. 16gb; 
chapter III on fol. 2172; chapter IV on fol. 3882. 

Fol. 541 is left blank, and on ff. 542, 543 is found a 
short fragment, incomplete both at the beginning and 
end, on religious matters, traditions, etc. 

The initial words of it run thus: بدعاء عیسی علیه‎ 

.السلام چهار مرده زنده Aİ‏ 2 

No date. 

Ff. 543, Il. 17; very careless and irregular Nasta'lik, written 
by at least two different hands; size, 11} in. by 63 in. 

) 088787 AbD, 163.] 

The second volume of the same work. | 

This copy of the second volume ثانی)‎ s1s*) contains : 

Chapter I on fol. 1b و مفاخر)‎ çöle در ذکر‎ Js! جزو‎ 
عشر سلام الله علیهم ما طلعت شمش و القم‎ LI sal). 
An account of the twelve Imams. 

Chapter TI on fol. 65» ایام)‎ Eh جزو دویم در دک‎ 
sel (تسلط احکام بنی‎ History of the Khalifs of the 
Banü Umayyah. 

Chapter IIT on fol. 121P جزو سيوم در تمهید اساس)‎ 
we وقاد بنی‎ yly). History of the Khalifs of the 
Banü ‘Abbas. 

جزو چهارم در ذکر حالات) »200 Chapter IV on fol.‏ 
بعضی از طبقات سلاطین که poles‏ عبّاسیان در اطراف 
جهان بنفاذ فرمان اتصاف داشته اند و رایات استیلاء 
History‏ .(و استقلال در اقطار امصار بر افراشته اند 


apparently in order to sell it as Kazwini's famous book 
of this title. 

Ff. 94, ll. 23; Nasta‘lik; size, gin.byağin. [OUSELEY 38.] 


The same eighth volume. 

Very good copy, written by the same hand as 
0:1 Add. 22, beginning : خانمة يئ روضة الصا‎ 
Jel, .در بیان بدانع و صنائع ملك صانع‎ 

Ff.1—4b contain a complete index of this geographical 
appendix, or conclusion of the whole work. 

Ff. 45, ll. 25; very distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 12} in. by 7} in. 

(OusELEY App. 5.[ 

Short extracts from the Rauwdat-alsafa, beginning 
with ذکر صفت مللقاث ایلچیان بدور پادشاه خطایعلی"‎ 
eli Fle! دانت‎ Jas و چون مهم جرائم‎ 
.بادشاه ال‎ 
No date. 
Ff. 14, ll. 11; Nasta'lik; size, Sin.by6jin. (Bopr. 517. 

The first volume of Khwândamir's Habib-alsiyar 


Concerning the author Ghiyâth-aldin bin Humâm- 
aldin Khwândamir, who was born as Mirkhond's grand- 
son at Harât, about A.H. 880 —A.D. 1475, began this 
work A.H. 927, came to Agra in India, on the em- 
peror Bâbar's invitation, in A. A. 934, and died in the 
emperor Humâyün's camp in Gujarat 941=A. D. 1534, 
see W. Morley, p. 42 sq.; J. Aumer, p. 75 sq.; Elliot, 
Bibliogr. Index, pp. 106-110 and 121-127; His- 
tory of India, iv. p. 154 sg.; Rieui. p.98; G. Fliigel 
ii. 70. Edited at Taharân 1855 and at Bombay 1857. 
Like his grandfather, Khwandamir was encouraged and 
assisted in his writings by Mir “Ali Shir. The whole 
work comprises an introduction ,(افتتاے)‎ three volumes, 
each divided into four chapters, and a conclusion (اختتام)‎ 
This copy of the first volume اول)‎ s1s*), with the same 
heading as in Fliigel’s, contains : 

The introduction or Iftitâh on fol. 1b. 

جزو اژل در ذکر انبیاء و مرسلین) Chapter I on fol. rob‏ 
وسالکان مسالك یقین و بیان مجملی ازاحوال حکماء 'علی 
yeli). The history of the pro-‏ نهم رحمة الله تعالی* 
phets and philosophers before the dawn of Islamism.‏ 

جزو دویم در ذکر ملوك = و) »105 _Chapter 11 on fol.‏ 
سلاطین عرب که قبل از ظهور حضرت خاتم النبیین صلی 
alll‏ علیه و اله و سلم در ممالك عالم بلوازم فرمان فرمای 
The history of the kings of Arabia‏ (قیام نموده اند 
and Persia before Muhammad.‏ 
جزوسيم در دک هع از سير) 168 Chapter IIT on fol.‏ 

An account‏ .(حضرت خير ابر سال الله علیه و سلم» 
of Muhammad’s life.‏ 


phon, in the Muharram of a. H. 1026—A.D. 1617, 
Beginning : 
د لن حمد نغمه پردازم‎ 
Ff. 1-186”, ll. 25; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece on fol. 1”, 
and a small illuminated heading on fol. 116%; worm-eaten; various 

readings and short explanatory notes on the margin; size, 
123 in, by 7} in. (Euuior 146. 

Another copy of the first chapter of the third volume. 
Copied A.H. 995=A.D. 1587. The first hemistich 
of the initial bait runs thus: +” با رب به ثنای خود‎ 
Ff, 103, İl. 25; Nasta'lik; illuminated frontispiece; size, 
12110 by 7} in. (ELLToT 147.] 


The third chapter of the third volume. 

Chapter 111. History of Timür and his descendants 
down to the author’s time, the month Dhü-alka'dah 
A.H. 929=A.D. 1523, September. See fol. 4579, 1. 6: 

و الی یومنا هذا که درخ جریا تمه دی تعده سته ؤو 
“and down to the present day,‏ بامررحکومت اشتغال دارد 
which is the month Dhü-alka'dah a. H. 929, Muhammad‏ 
Zamân Mirza governs this realm (viz. Kabul).’‏ 

د ذکر صادرات افعال : 2۲ The title of the whole on fol.‏ 
٢٢‏ تال a.‏ دال a‏ 
و واردات اقوال دش هحم رت او تیمور گور ۳ 
وبيان شم: از وقانع ایام اقبال اولاد آن پادشاه لیتی 

ستان تا این زمان 

Beginning :‏ 
ای نام توزیب نام فتم و ظفر وی در نو دو سخن را زیور 
هرز نشود بافسر سرور تا دست عناینت نیاید برسر 

There does not occur any other division but the 
headings of the single chapters, which are written in 
red ink. The last heading on ff. 454%, 454P: کفتار در‎ 
خان شیبانی از ولایت توران بممالك‎ ros? بیان نیت‎ 
.یران کرة ثانی‎ 

The greater part of the last four verses is torn off. 

Khwândamir himself deseribes, in the preface his 
work as an abbreviation of the Zafarnâma of Sharaf- 
aldin (W. Morley, p. 94), see fol. 3, 1.9: و جون تفصیل‎ 
احوالی که در ظفر نامه مسطورست مفضی باطناب‎ ۹ 
مجملی از کلیات وقائع و‎ aad و املال بود اختصار بر‎ 

See on the same work fol. 34, 1. ro. 

The very interesting and useful notices about cele- 
brated men, judges, scholars, ete. are found as appen- 
dices to the different periods in which they lived, on 
fol. 122, 19gb, 2243, 242%, 268b, 3984 sg. 

There are two small lacunas on ff, 270% and 270». 

of the dynasties contemporary with the “Abbâsides 
(from the Tahirides to the kings of Khwârizm; see a 
detailed index of this chapter's contents, W. Morley, 
PP. 44-46, and a shorter one, J. Aumer, p. 78). 
Beginning: لسان صدق‎ yazl للمد لله الذی جعل‎ 
sate الله‎ de مهدیّا‎ Golo علیا و بعث نی الامین رسولا‎ 

بو علی آله الخ 

No date. 

Ff, 381, ll. 21; Nasta'lik; good old MS.; the original leaves 
are put into a margin of modern white paper ; illuminated fron- 
tispiece ; size, 9} in. by 62in. (ELLror 143.] 


Another copy of the same second volume. 

Contents : > 

Chapter I on fol. ıb. Beg. «چون کلكت سخن لوی‎ 

Chapter IT on fol. 81%. Beg. like Aumer, No. 224. 

Chapter 111 on fol. 145%. Beg. also like Aumer. 

Chapter IV on fol. 242%. Beg. also like Aumer. 

Beg. of the whole volume quite like Elliot 143. 
There is given as date only the 20th of the month 
Rabi‘-althani, but no year. 

Ff. 462, ll. 21; Nasta‘lik, no ornaments ; some of the first and 
last leaves are put into another margin ; good old MS.; occa- 

sionally various readings and short notes on the margin ; size, 
11} in, by 6} in. (EvLror 144.) 


A third copy of the second volume. 

Contents : 

Chapter I on fol. 1. 

Chapter TI on fol. ۰ 

Chapter 111 on fol. ۰ 

Chapter IV on fol. 172». 

On ff. 322, 323 there is added by another hand a 

prayer and invocation to God, beginning : با الله یا الله‎ 
دعوة الصطزین ال‎ çark 

Dated the yaum-al'arafah A.H. 1062—A.D. 1652, 
November 11. 

Ff. 323, ll. 23; Naskbi, eastern binding; size, 103 in. by 62 in. 
[E.xior 145.] 


The first and second chapter of the third volume of 
the same work. 

Contents : 

Chapter I on fol. 1 جزو اوّل در ذکر خانان ترکستان و)‎ 
(بیان حکومت چنگیزخان و اولاد او در بلاد ابران و توران؛‎ 
History of the Khâns of Turkistân (on fol. ıb), of 
Cingizkhân and his descendants in İrân and Türân (on 
ff. 8b sg.) 

Chapter II on fol. 1162 ازطبقات)‎ NA جزو دوم‎ 
٠ . 

History‏ .(اند و کاس عنایت بی نهایت الهی نوشیده اند؛ 
of the dynasties contemporary with the Cingizkhânians‏ 
from the Mamlüks of Egypt to the Sarbadârians and‏ 
Kurts. This chapter was finished, according to the colo-‏ 

37 HISTORY. 38 

, Countries, cities, ete., arranged alphabetically, accord- 
ing to the seven climates, on fol. rorb. 
Seas, rivers, springs, and wells, on fol. 121». 
Islands and mountains, on fol. 1268. 
Wonderful creatures, men, animals, ره‎ on fol. 129». 
The whole work is concluded by the following math- 

nawi-bait : 

Ff. 101-143, ll. 25; Naskhi; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 
113 in. by 7 in. |ErLror 148. 

— ممالك مدا هنر پرورا 


Another but rather incomplete copy of the whole 
third volume of the same. 

This copy is imperfect at the beginning, but fortu- 
nately there is missing only one page. It opens with 

2 الله یغفر الذنوب جمیعا تمامی‎ Gl, agree- 

ing with Elliot 146, fol. 24, 1. 5. 

Some of the first pages are a little injured, all the 
rest distinct and complete. 

Chapter TI on fol. 120». :‏ 
جزو سیم از مجلد ثالث در ذکر) Chapter IIT on fol.184a‏ ے 
.(صادرات ال 

جزو چهارم از e‏ سيم >( 477۳ Chapter IV on fol.‏ 
.(ذکر طلوع آفتاب دولت و اقبال شامی a‏ 

Conclusion on fol. 576%, entitled : اختنام در ذکر بدائع‎ 

the words 

This and‏ .غراتب ردع مسکون و ile‏ وقائع جهان 
بعد از حمد و ثنای صانع چهان also the initial words‏ 
was are wanting in Elliot 148, fol. ۰‏ ال 
No date; at the end of the copy there is written :‏ 
صاحب این کتاب صفی قلی ولد چمشید سلطان حاکم 

Ff. 617, .لا‎ 27; Nastallik, written by different hands ; occa- 
sional notes and various readings on the margin ; size, 13 in. by 

7z in. (Error 312. 

Khulâşat-alakhbâr الاخبار)‎ doe). 

This chronicle, by the same Khwandamir, is an 
abridgment of the Raudat-alşafâ, down to A. H. go5 — 
A.D. 1499; comp. Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, p. 106; 
W. Morley, p. 38; H. Khalfa iii. p. 163; Elliot, His- 
tory of India, iv. pp. 141-148; Rieu i. p. 96. Its full 
title is الاخبار فی احوال الاخيار‎ dole. 

رب يسرو تمم Dols pbb‏ کلمات راوبان : Beginning‏ 
اخبار انبیاء عالیمقدار yö,‏ منشات واقفان UT‏ سلاطین 
.ذوی الاقتدار حمد و ثنای İİ‏ 

Contents : 

Introduction about the creation, on fol. 3. 

Book (مقاله)‎ I. The prophets, on fol. 52. 

TI. The Greek sages, on fol. ۰ 

111. The kings of Persia, Arabia, ete., on fol. 64. 

IV. History of the prophet, on fol. 1083, 

V. The first four Khalifs and the Imâms, on fol. 146°. 

VI. The Khalifs of the house Umayyah, on fol. ۰ 

VII. The Khalifs of the house ‘Abbas, on fol. 2072. 


The MS. is not dated ; it may be about 300 years old. 

On fol. 12 this note: ‘ Brought from Murshedabad by 
Aga Mohammed Riza, 24th April, 1782.’ 

Ff. 457, ll. 20; Naskhi; size, 11 in. by 6} in.; in several places 

the worms have destroyed the paper, but on the whole the copy 
is well preserved. (OusELEy 289. | 


Another but incomplete copy of the same third 
chapter of the third volume. 

Title and beginning the same as in the preceding 
copy. ‘The notice on the Zafarnama is found here on 
fol. 188, ll. r9g—21. Many headings are forgotten. 
There is a lacuna after fol 472. This copy goes down 
to the year gır, and breaks off in the midst of the last 
appendix on celebrated and learned men with Khwajah 
Nasr-aldin Abi Nasr; comp. Ouseley 289, fol. 4214, 
1: 11. There are written two baits, only one of which 
is found in Ouseley 289: 

لزان es‏ شعله شت ee?‏ 
رسيد مزده بوشم LLY‏ سعری 
ک شام *جر بپایان رسيد غم خوری؛ 

Ff. «موه-187۲‎ ll. 25; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; worm- 

eaten throughout; size, jin. ۶ [Etxior 146. 


The fourth chapter of the third volume. 

Chapter IV. History of the Safawi dynasty down to 
Shah Isma‘il’s death, A.H. 930=A.D. 1524, with an 
account of the learned men of this period ) 92b—98»). 
The heading is wanting here, there is only written on 

Beginning :‏ «جزو چهارم از جلد سیم ,1 fol.‏ 

ای یافته از منزل مه تا ماهی - ذرات جهان ا زکرمت آگاهی 
Copied in the month Rabi‘-alawwal, A.H. 1010—‏ 

A.D. 1601, September. 

Ff. 1-98", ll. 25; Naskhi; illuminated frontispiece; occa- 
sionally marginal notes; size, 113 in. by 7 in. 
(ErLror 148.] 


Another copy of the same fourth chapter of the 
third volume. 

در ذکر طلوع دولت و اقبال شهنشاهی و بیان : Beginning‏ 
اختصاص yuh‏ آن حضرت باصناف و الطاف عنایات الهی» 
.رباع ای نات از منزل مه تا ماهی İİ‏ 

No date. Fol. 57 must be put between ff. 52 and 53. 

Ff. 235, 11.17; Nasta'lik; size, 9? in. by 5} in. 

(FRASER 148.] 


The conclusion of the third volume. 

This conclusion (خانتئ حبیب السير)‎ contains a geo- 
graphical appendix on various countries, cities, etc, 
and some curious notices on remarkable animals and 
other wonders of the wogld, beginning: بر ضمیر بلغای‎ 

a خاطرروشن و مبرهن باشد که حکمای & مسکون‎ UL. 

No. 5078; Rieui. p. 335; G. Fliigel ii. p. 369; see the 
name of the author and the work’s title on fol. 39, 1. 13, 
and margin column, 1. 1g. This work, which has been 
composed according to the chronogram contained in the 
title itself, A. H. 915 = A.D. 1509 (see fol. 32, margin 
column, ll. 24~28), during the period of the author's 
retirement from public life in the midst of the confusion 
which preceded the rising of the Safawi dynasty, con- 
tains shorter and larger notices on the most celebrated 
Wazirs, beginning with Asaf bin Barkhiyâ, Sulaimân's 
Wazir (on fol. 3%), and Abüzurjmihr Hakim, in Nüshir- 
wan’s reign (on fol. 4»), concluding with Khwajah Majd- 
aldin Muhammad bin Khwâjah Ghiyâth-aldin Pir Ah- 
mad Khwafi, Wazir of Sultan Husain (on fol. 929). 
The Wazirs are arranged according to the Khalifs or 
dynasties under which they have served, for instance, 
the Bani Umayyah on fol. gb; the Bani ‘Abbas, fol. 6b; 
the Barmakides, fol. زاو‎ the Sâmânides, fol. 25>; the 
Dailamis, fol. 27 (see an account of Ibn Sina on fol. 
299); the Ghaznawides, fol. 32%; the Saljükides, fol. 34>; 
the Isma‘ilis, fol. 51>; the Sultans of Khwarizm, fol. 
53%; the Salgharides, fol.5 4; the Muzaffarides, fol. 56» ; 
C'ingizkhân and his descendants, fol. 59; Timur and 
his descendants, fol. 792, This work opens with a 
هردو عالم موجود‎ GLE 95 ای نام توسردفتراسرارجود - وز جود‎ 
حمود‎ yab از حکمت شاملت زرای وزرا - شد عاقبت کار‎ 
after which the prose text begins: 
الخ‎ GÜ نامداری و ابواب مجموعءٌ‎ Kali, فهرست‎ 

At the end a Mathnawi. The copy was finished the 
28th of Jumâdâ-alawwal, A.H. 965 < A.D. 1558, 
March 18. On fol. 1۶ two seals, one belonging to 
Shâhjahân, the other dated A.H. 1049. 

Ff. 96, ll. 17, with a second column on the margin, Il. 32-33 ; 

negligent Nasta'lik, nearly Shikasta, written by different hands د‎ 
many corners injured ; size, 102 in. by 6 in. (Error 125. 


.لب التوارد يخم ( Lubb-altawarikh‏ 

General chronicle till هه‎ 948 ۸۰۲۰۲541-1 54 2, com- 
posed by Yahyâ b.'Abd-allatif Kazwini, who died A. H. 
962—A.D.1555. See H. Khalfav. p. 307; G. Flügelii. 
نج‎ 71; Catalogus Codd. Or. Lugd. iii. p. 6; Krafft, 
ص‎ 87; Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, pp. 129-134; History of 
India, iv. p. 293; Rieui. p.104. It was translated into 
Latin by Gaulmin and Galland, in “Magazin für die neue 
Historie und Geographie’ of A. F. Biishing, vol. xvii, 
Halle 1783, pp. 1-180. 

It is divided into four chapters (not into three, as 
Elliot states in his Bibliogr. Index); the first containing 
the history of Muhammad and the Imams (on fol. 3») ; 
the second on ante-Muhammadan history (on fol. 20b); 
the third on the history of the companions of Muham- 
mad, the Khalifs, the minor dynasties, ete. (on fol. 39>) . 
the fourth on the history of the Safawi dynasty in 
Persia (on fol. 154). 

سه و سپاس خدایراست که سلاطین جهان Beginning:‏ 
بر استانة عظمتش کمینه بندگانندٍ و خواقین زمان بر 
We.‏ جلالش yale‏ امر و فرمان ال 


VIII. Minor dynasties, contemporary with, or sub- 
sequent to the ‘Abbasides, on fol. 250). 

IX. Cingizkhân and the origin of his race, on 
fol. 353». 

X. History of Timür and his descendants, on 
fol. 389%. 

Conclusion. Description of Harât, and notices of 
celebrated men who lived there, on fol. 466. 

This copy was finished the 26th of Dhü-alka'dah, 
_ A.H. IOOI=A.D. 1593, 24th of August. 

Ff. 493, ll. 20 ; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 12 in. 

by 8 in. [Arcu. A. SELDON 39.] 
Another copy of the same, in three volumes. 
Contents : 

Introduction on fol. 42. Book I on fol. 6b; 11 on 
fol. 81>; MI on fol. 87>; IV on fol. 150% (number 

omitted) ; Von fol. 2052; VI on fol. 248°; VII on fol. 
285; VIII on fol. 3372; IX on fol. 4792; X on fol. 
529%; conclusion on fol. 647. 
No date. 
Vol. I, ff. 1-236; II, ff. 237-472; III, ff. 473-709; 1 15; 
Nasta'lik, modern handwriting ; size, 85 in. by 7 in. 
[OusELEY 163-165.] 


The same. 

Contents : 

Introduction on fol. 3%. Book I on fol. 52; II on fol. 
568; 111 on fol. 59%; IV on fol. 98; V on fol. 131); 
VI on fol. 156; VII on fol. 180%; VIII on fol. 2152; 
TX on fol. 2992; X on fol. 3272; conclusion on fol. 387°. 

The right order of the leaves from fol. 36 to fol. 42 is 
as follows: 36, 40, 38, 39, 37, 41, 42; from fol. 311 to 
fol. 316: 311, 314, 312, 313, 315, 316; and from fol. 344 
to fol. 350: 344, 348, 346, 347, 345, 349, ۰ 

No date. 

Ff. 400, ll. 21; Nasta'lik; ff. 2-5 and 400 supplied by another 
hand in Shikasta ; gold arabesques on the back of the binding و‎ 
many lines injured ; size, 10} in. by 6} in. (ELLTor 203.) 


The same. , v 

Beginning of this copy : sos الله الرحمن الرحيم‎ — 
IE) ap ات‎ 

Introduction on fol. 330>. Book I on fol. 331b; TI 
on fol. 3692; 111 on fol. 3722; IV on fol. 4012; Von 
fol. 426; VI on fol. 4472; VII on fol. 4672; VIII on 
fol. 497; IX on fol. 571»; X on fol. 5974; conclusion 
on fol. 652». 

Not dated. 

Centre column, ff. 329-672, ll. 23; Nasta'lik; illuminated 
frontispiece ; size, 14 in. by 84 in. (ErLror 345. 

Dastür-alwuzarâ (دستور الوزرا)‎ 
Dastür-alwuzarâ, or the record of the Wazirs, by the 
same Khwândamir; comp. W. Morley, p. 39; Elliot, 
History of India, iv. pp. 148-153; H. Khalfa ili. 0۰ 228, 

41 HISTORY, 42 


A fragment of the same. 

This fragment of the Lubb-altawârikh contains the 
last part of the first chapter, the whole of the second, 
and part of the third. It corresponds to Ouseley 191, 
fol. rgb, 1. o, till fol. 4ob, 1. To. 

پسراو معمد ol‏ مقام او شد نبض ( نبط) : Beginning‏ 

SST‏ ناشی از حضرت امام بود 

واو برتمام ممالك اسلام حاکم شد در زمان ابو End:‏ 
-عمید اللع ky‏ 

Not dated. 

Ff. 17-41, 11.17; Nasta'lik; size, 8} in. by 45 in. {0.] 


Another fragment of the same. 
A small extract of the Lubb-altawârikh انتغاب از)‎ 

C4),‏ تواریخ » Bly‏ امير کبیر تیمور Yİ‏ واولاد او 
comprising the fourth bab of the third chapter, the‏ 
history of Timür and his descendants, agreeing with‏ 
Ouseley 191, fol. 1304, last line, till fol. 156, 1. 2.‏ 

This copy was transcribed from a MS., dated the roth 
of Rabi‘-alawwal, A.H. 1030=A.D. 1621, February 2, 
at Lâhür, and finished at Agra, the 4th of Dhü-alka'dah, 
A.H. 1034=A.D. 1625, August 8. 

Ff. 1-16, ll. 14; Nasta‘lik ; size, 82 in. by 6 in. (MarsH. 566.] 


The same fragment. 

The same fourth bab of the third chapter, transcribed 
the 6th of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 1034—1otk of August, 
A.D. 1625 (that is, only two days after the date of the 
preceding MS.), from the same original MS. (dated the 
roth of Rabi'-alawwal, ۸,1۲. 1030). 

Ff. 20,11. 14; European handwriting ; size, 8 in. by 6} in. 
(MARSH. 6.] 


General history. 

A work on general history, imperfect both at the 
beginning and end; from the original Arabic paging it 
appears that nine leaves are wanting at the beginning. _ 

Beginning: در مازندران مخفی بود زدند القصه‎ =e 
بسیار اورا بدست‎ ji را بطلب او فرستادند 5 بعد‎ yö 
آورده به پیش کاوه و لشکر آورد مردم از قدوم او شادیها‎ 
بکوه دماوند رفتند‎ Wl .نمودند وبر سر‎ 

Contents : 

Fol. rb. History of the Pishdâdian dynasty of Persia, 
beginning with the reign of Faridün b. Farrukh. 

Fol. 102. Faşl II. The Kayânian dynasty. 

Fol. 32. Faşl III. The Sâsânian dynasty; in this 
chapter is also given an account of the birth and rise 
of Muhammad, of his family, and of the twelve Shi'ah 

Fol. 1062. Faşl IV. History of the Umayyade and 
the “Abbâside Khalifs, fol. ۰ 

Fol. 157%. This is probably Faşl V, but this title is 
here left out. History of the contemporary and following 

The history concludes on fol. 173», dated A.H. 1009, 
the 23rd of Ramadan (under the reign of Akbar)= 
A.D. 1601, 28th of March. The colophon is followed by 
some historical notices from the year 1008. 

Ff. 175, ll. 17-19; irregular Nasta'lik; several pages later 
supplied, as it seems, many others a little injured; the original 

leaves are put into a modern margin; size, Sin. by 43 in. 
(ELLToT 347.) 


Another copy of the same. 

Chapter I on fol. 2b (not marked); Il on fol. 149; 
111 on fol. 27b; IV on fol. 109%. No date. 

A large lacuna after fol. 104 (corresponding to 
Elliot 347, fol. 140, 1. 12, till fol. و149‎ 1, 16), com- 
prising the last words of the fourth, and a great portion 
of the fifth bab of the third chapter. 

Ff. 125, ll. 19; irregular Nasta'lik by different hands; size, 
8} in. by 5Z in. (MARsH. 535.] 

The same. 

Beginning the same as in the preceding copy. After 
fol. 1 there must be read fol. 3 (fol. 2 having been put 
between them by mistake, being incoherent at least with 
fol. 1). Ff. 6 and 150? are left blank. 

Chapter I on fol. gb; 11 on fol. 29%; 111 on fol. 54>; 
IV on fol. 169%. 

This copy was finished the 7th of Rajab, a. H. 1055= 
A.D. 1645, Aug. 29. 

Ff. 197, ll. 14; European handwriting ; many interlinear and 

marginal translations and notes, written in pencil; size, 8} in. 
by 6 in. [Marsu. 41.] 


The same. 

حمد و سپاس خدای را که Beginning of this copy:‏ 

> z : 

لا ظمتش کمیته بندگاذ: کل اقا ۳ 
nb‏ عظمتش خو کل بند و حون Oo‏ 
Guile.‏ نامور امر و فرمان الخ 

From 1. 3 down to the end the text of the preface 
quite differs from that in the preceding copies. 

Chapter I on fol. 32; 11 on fol. 202; 111 on fol. 39»; 
IV on fol. 1772. At the end of the last chapter there 
are some pages omitted ; it breaks off with the words 
,و اعدای دولت‎ corresponding to Elliot 347, fol. 172°. 

To conclude from the paper and handwriting this 
volume seems to be copied by the same “Abd-alrazzâk, 
who copied Ouseley 51, 52, ete. 

Ff. 200, Il. 15; modern Nasta'lik ; size, gin. by 7} in. 
) 08417 191.) 

Another incomplete copy of the same. 

This copy goes down to A.H. 8So3—A.D. 1400, that is, 
to the middle of the fourth bab of the third chapter 
(corresponding to Ouseley رتود‎ fol. 133, 1. 6) ; the rest 
of the third and the whole of the fowrth chapter are 

Chapter I on fol. 35; 11 on fol. 201; 111 on fol. 37°. 
The right order of ff. 21-27 is this: 21, 26, 22-25, 27. 

No date. 

Ff. 113, ll. 20; Nasta'lik; size, 8} in. by 42 in. 

{[Marsu. 52.] 


Dakhan, the Khiljis of Mâlwah, the Sultans of Bangâlal 
till the accession of Salimkhân to the throne A.H. 952. 

Fol. 264». Timür and the famous men of his time. 

Fol. 273b. Shaikh “Umar Mirza, governor of Far- 
ghana, and his twelve sons ; contemporary celebrities. 

Fol. 2794. Sultân Shahrukh and successors. It 
deserves to be noticed, that the arrangement of the 
single leaves is disturbed by the binder: after fol. 284 
follow ff. 293, 294; then ff. 285-292, 295-297. 

Fol. 292%. Babar. 

Fol. 2932. Humâyün; the last date which occurs is 
A.H. 957. The last is a report of his coming to Kabul 
and paying a visit to the grave of his father Babar. 

Regarding the author we have to make the following 
statements : 

a, After having reported the death of Shah Ismail, 
A.H. 930, he says that Shah Tahmasp ruled over Shir- 
win, Âdharbaijân, Fars, 'Irâk-i-Ajam, “Irâk-i “Arab, 
and most of Khurâsân at the time when he wrote this. 
See fol. 25637 ۰ 

b. Humâyün (died A.H. 963) was still alive when this 
was written ; as to his name, there is always added 
الله ملکه‎ oie. 

Accordingly we get the years A.H. 951-963= 
A.D. 1544-1556 as the time during which this chro- 
nicle was finished. However, there is some evidence 
which induces us to suppose that the author did not 
write at a later time than A.H. 958; for in enumerating 
the sons of Akbar (on fol. 2934) he makes the usual 
additions to the name of Humâyün, the then emperor, 
but none whatever to the names of his three brothers, 
Kamran, ‘Askari, and Hindal. 

Now, as regards Kamran and ‘Askari, this would not 
be surprising, since they were mostly in rebellion against 
their brother the emperor, whose loyal subject the 
author was. Hindal, however, fell in the year A.H. 958, 

gallantly fighting for the emperor against the tribe 
Khalil ; and if our author had written after this event, 
it would have been extremely disloyal not to add to 
Hindal’s name an 333, alll ,انار‎ or some similar 
phrase. Comp. Elphinstone, Hibe of India, 5th 
edition, p. 470. 

This chronicle, though on the whole too brief, is very 
remarkable for its particulars and its accuracy in the 
chronological part. Some of the works and authors 
quoted by him are the following: Tabari, ff. 1b, ga; 

fol. 2b;‏ رکمال الدین حسين خوارزمی by‏ مقصد اقمی 

نام اد Aor‏ ,1 ,حافظ ابرو ;32 fol.‏ انس الفنون 
tyes,‏ حسين اصفهانی ;162 و12 ff.‏ ,روضة الصفا fol. 6b;‏ 
ثخر الدین ;209 ff 2058 and‏ رطبقات ناصری ;>37 fol.‏ 
ab fol.‏ فمروز شاه Ors, ff. 2oşatb;‏ شاه Sy‏ 

259, and others. 
Beginning: بعد از حمد الهی و نعت حضرت رسالت‎ 
اخبار و مستفمان‎ ye تموده میشود که‎ ale 

,حوادث شهور و عوام FR e‏ 
ف تقبیل تراب اقدام پادشاه فلك yi‏ بر End:‏ 

minor dynasties: Tâhirides (I. Tâifah), 101, 1574; Saf- 
farides (İL. Taifah), fol. 158b; Sâmânides (III. Taifah), 
fol. 163»; Ghaznawides (IV. Tâifah), fol. 1692; Ghürides 
(V. Tâifah), fol. 185; Saljikides (VI. Taifah), fol. 189°; 
Khwarizmshahs (VII. Tâifah), fol. 2052; Büyides (VIII. 
Taifah), fol. 2143. 

Fol. 220%. History of the Safawi kings of Persia 
from the foundation of the dynasty till the reign of 
Shih Tahmâsp; the latest date which occurs is 
A.H. 948. This part is called نهم‎ os, probably a 
mistake for نهم‎ salb. 

The name of the author is not mentioned ; he has 
dated his work the طاه د‎ Dhü-alhijjah, ۵۰ 1۲۰ 948=A. D. 
1542, April 6, in the following passage on fol. 233% 12 
انوار آفتاب سلطنت وبادشاهی آتعضرت‎ ON ae و از زان تا رد‎ 
a cl رز سو‎ 
اربعین و تسعمانة که فعده سال است‎ It is the 
eighteenth year of Shah A A.D. Hoe 

This carefully-written copy is probably not much 
later than the date of the composition. 

Ff. 233, ll. 15; Naskhi; size, 83 in, by 5 in. 
) 008887 49.[ 


General history. 

A universal history, consisting of extracts of a great 
many historical standard works ; it begins with Adam, 
and extends as far as the time when Humâyün left 
Persia and began to recover his dominions, A.H. 
95I—A.D. 1544. Neither title nor the name of the 
author appear to occur anywhere. 

Contents : 

Fol. rb. Adam, patriarchs, prophets, 
Fol. 32%, yle 
specially the Greek. 

Fol. 37%. The ancient kings of Persia. 

Fol. 62%. Muhammad, the Arabian tribes, the pro- 
phet’s family, his companions, the Imaéms. 

Fol. 102%. Bani Umayyah, famous men of this period. 

Fol. 126>. Bani ‘Abbas, celebrities of the same 

Fol. 186». Short notices regarding the minor dynas- 
ties, the Tâhirides, Saffârides, Samanides, Ismâ'ilis, 
Ghaznawides, Khwârizmshâhs, Muzaffarides of Fars, 
Ghürides (fol. 2058), the Kurts (rulers of Khurâsân) 
from Malik Rukn-aldin, who got Ghür as a feud from 
Cingizkhan, and died A.H. 642, till Ghiyâth-aldin, who 
was deposed by Timur A.H. 782, and killed A.H. 785. 

Celebrities of this period (fol. 2143). 

Fol. 2173, Origin of the Turks and Moghuls و‎ C'ingiz- 
khân and descendants ; Karâ-koyunlü and Ak-koyunlü ; 
the ‘Uthmanlis from ‘Uthmanbeg (fol. 245P); the 
Şafawis (fol. 2512), till the death of Shah Ismâiil, 
A.H. 930, after which his sons are enumerated. 

Fol. 2568. History of India from the time of Shihâb- 
aldin Ghüri to the house of Lüdi ; brief account of the 
rise of the minor dynasties, the Afghân rulers of Bahâr, 

,اصعاب الکېف 1 
on philosophers,‏ ,بيان شم احوال 

the Muzaffarshahs of Gujarat, the Bahmani kings of the 

45 HISTORY. 46 

در سال اول رحلت خاتم النبیّین نقلست که چون حضرت 

.خاتم النبيّین رحلت. فرمودند al‏ 

The second volume comprises the years 191—552, the 
third the years 553-698 of the Rihlat; the rest is 

The work of Hakim Ahmad extends till vol. iii, fol. 
332P; on fol. 3332 follows a short account, by the con- 
tinuator, of the murder of Ahmad, the punishment of the 
murderer, and that he (Asaf Khan, see Elliot, Bibliogr. 
Index, p. 147) had got the order to finish the work. 
After this the chronicle goes on as before. 

There is no other division in the work, but the 
numbers of the years, which are written in red ink, in 

دکر وتائع سا تس ny‏ هت ار رحلت سید this way:‏ 

.البشر علیه و izli‏ من UM‏ الاکبر 

The MS. has no date; it may be written about the 
beginning of this century. Possibly the copyist is the 
same ‘Abd-alrazzak who copied Ouseley 53 ete. It does 
not seem to be collated with its original. 

Other MSS. of parts of the Ta'rikh-i-Alfi are men- 
tioned by C. Stewart, p. 6, and Rieu i. p.117. Comp. 
also Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, p. 161. 

Vol. I, ff. 386; II, ff. 403; 111, ff. 353; each page 23 lines; 
all three volumes written by the same hand in small but very 
distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 153 in. by 8} in. 

(OusELEY 339-341.] 

Raudat-altâhirin .(روضة الطاهرین)‎ 
_ A general history, much esteemed in the East, from 
Adam to the last year of Akbar’s reign, commenced by 
Muhammad Tâhir bin Imâd-aldin Hasan bin Sultan “Ali 
bin Haji Muhammad Husain bin Sharaf-aldin ‘Ali of 
Sabzwar, A.H. 1011 —A.D. 1602; see this chronogram 
on fol. ıb: 

s‏ تا — ع 

بهر تالیف این حیسته رقم — روضة ae‏ این کتاب (pus‏ 

The author was more than twenty years already at 
Sultân Akbar's court when he finished his work; comp. 
fol. 626%, where he relates the cause of his entering into 
Akbar’s service in the year 987; see Stewart, p. 6. 
This history is divided into five sections (3), every 
section into several books ر(باب)‎ chapters و(فصل)‎ ete. 

Contents : 

Preface and complete index on fol. ۰ 

First section on fol. 172 (1). The ante-islamian era, 

‘history of the ancient prophets, philosophers, and all 

the early kings before the rise of the Muhammadan 
faith, in three books. — 

on fol. 174,‏ ,باب اول در ذکر انبیاء کبارو cles‏ عظام 
subdivided into two chapters.‏ 

Bd باب دوم در ذکر حالات واقعات ملوك عجم وسلاطین‎ 
رشوکت‎ subdivided into four chapters, containing the 
Pishdâdians on fol. 25% (4), the Kayânians on fol. 88> 
(vr), the Mulük-altawâif on fol. 182> (111), and the 
Sâsânians on fol. 183° (11v). 

باب سیوم در ذک özle‏ عرب که قبل از ظهور اسلام لوای 
subdivided into three‏ رسلطئثئت : اقتدار بر افراشته اند؛ 
MLL, on fol. 234P (riv);‏ بنی > در عراق .1 chapters:‏ 

مفاخرت بکیوان رسید از انجا کوچ بکوچ متوجّه شده 
The MS. is not dated; but it may be as old as the‏ 
author himself.‏ 

Vol. I, ff. 1-150; II, ff. 151-297; ll. 13-15; Nasta'lik; size, 
7g in. by 3} in. [OUSELEY 83, 84.] 

2 98 

(جپان آرا) Jahân-ârâ‏ 

Universal chronicle, by Kâdi Ahmad Alghaffâri (died 
A.H.975=A.D. 1567). As the date of its composition he 
states in the preface (fol. 3), a.m. 971 Vi نسے جپان‎ 
(A.D. 1563); however, it must be noticed that he records 
events of A.H. 972 (see fol. 303). 

It, contains an introduction (fol. 6b) and three 

The first (fol. 7b). History of God’s prophets and 

The second (fol. 279). Summary history of the dynas- 
ties from the oldest known till the Ak-koyunlü and 

The third (fol. 24ob). History of the Safawi dynasty 
till the reign of Sultân Tahmâsp, A.H. 930-984 — 
A.D. 1524-1576, to whom this work is dedicated 
(see fol. 3b). 

A complete index with all the subdivisions is given 
by the author himself on ff. 42-6. 

Beginning :‏ 
شده نامور بنامت 5 

WW جېان‎ 3 

اجلال خویش یا رب تو جمال آن بیارا 

syle‏ حکم ران که بنام تو در ازل 
یردان اساس سلطنت جاودان نماد 

See H. Khalfa ii. p. 658; Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, 
p.136, and History of India, iv. pp. 298-300 ; G. Flügel 
ji. p. 72; and Rieui. p. 111. The four chapters con- 
taining the history of the Pishdadian, Kayanian, Ash- 
kânian, and Sâsânian dynasties (on ff. 27b-31b) are 
published, text and English translation, by Sir William 
Ouseley, London, 1799, Epitome of the Ancient History 
of Persia. As to this MS. see ibid., p. xxxv, note. 

The MS. is not dated. 

Vol. I, 1-153 ; Il, ff.154-305; ll.17; Nasta'lik; size, 8} in. 
by 4 in. ) 0688787 5, 6.] 


Ta'rikh-i-Alfi (تاريے الفی)‎ 
A part of that most valuable and exceedingiy rare 
chronicle of the millennium after the death of Muham- 
mad till towards the year A.H. 1000, during the reign 
of Akbar, compiled at his command by Hakim Ahmad 
and others, continued after Ahmad’s death in Safar 
A.H. 996=A. D. 1588, January, by Asaf Khan, and re- 
vised by “Abd-allkâdir Badâ'âni. Comp. Elliot, Bibliogr. 
Index, p. 143 sg.; History of India, v. pp. 150-176. 
The first volume comprises the years 1-191 of the 
Rihlat or death of Muhammad. In this copy we do not 
find the preface, which is said to be written by Abü- 

آغا زکتاب در بیان آموری S‏ واقع شد alfadl. Beginning:‏ 



ظل الهی مظهر آیات رتثانی شهنشاه معدلت pdt‏ سلطان 
الس والمعر دوست نواز و دشمن گداز ابو الفتی جلال الدین 
on fol. 507> )(‏ رمعمد کر پادشاه غازی 

باب سيوم در ذکر امرای ذی شوکت صاحب طبع و شعرای 
جلال الدین al‏ آکبر پادشاه GE‏ سرافراز بودند و ذکر 
in three chapters, on fol. 5458 (ora).‏ ,علمای کبار 

باب چهارم در ذکر مجملی از حالات واقعات بلاد سند و 
پادشاهان ملتان و فرمان روان مملکت کشمیر و سلاطین 

ولایات گچرات و مالود و فرمان فرمایان ممالله دکن و 
جونپور و مجملی از حالات و واقعات SE‏ به بنکاله اشتهار 
دارد و lila‏ عجائب و غرائّب pla‏ و جزاثرکه در اطراف 
in nine chapters, on fol. 561) (oss).‏ رو LST‏ بنکاله است 

Epilogue of the author on fol. 626% (1.4). 

See a full table of the contents of this work, Rieu i. 
pp. 1r9—121. 

بعد از حمد gb‏ سجعانه و Beginning of this work:‏ 
تعالی صلوات نا معدود و درود غير معدود بدان مظهر جود 

.صاحب lie‏ د ال 

No date. The contents of fol. 6239 )۷۰۱( are repeated 
on a fly-leaf after the conclusion of the history. Short 
extracts from this history are given in Elliot’s History 
of India, vi. p. 195 sq. 

Ff. 626, ll. 22-27; partly Nasta'lik, partly Shikasta, different 

handwriting ; size, Işin. by 8 in. 
(ELLror 314 (ARCH. Swinton). ] 


General history. 

A work on general Muhammadan history till the 
beginning of the eleventh century. Neither its title 
nor its author’s name is to be found anywhere, the first 
leaves being wanting. It appears to have been com- 
posed during Jahangir’s reign, since it concludes with 
A.H, 1020=A.D. 1611, on fol. 370% (370? being left 

The MS. opens in the middle of a very disordered 

سلاطین دست راست )2( نفر 33,3( and confused index‏ 
ms) and‏ خواقین ولایت دست چب چهل و نه نفر آلخ 

its materials are arranged in the following manner : 
Till fol. 226 each principal section begins without a 
heading, only with the word ,ذکر‎ and contains several 
subdivisions, styled ,طبقه‎ 33,5, jos, Ob, 5, ete. 
This whole part, we suppose, is the first book (باب اول)‎ 
of the work; see here a detailed table of contents : 

Ancient patriarchs and prophets, on fol. 3%, beginning 
with SLs (after fol. 2 a lacuna). 

The early kings of Persia, in four tabakât, on fol. 74. 

The kings of Babylon and Syria, of the Jews, and 
of the Greeks, on fol. 162. 

The Himyarites, Ethiopians, the kings of Yaman, 
the Ghassanians, and the Banfi Lakhm, on fol. 238. 

The Turks from Yâfet, on fol. 28», 

Muhammad, the first four Khalifs and the twelve 
Imâms, on fol. 320. 


2 غسانیه در شام‎ sab, on fol. 235P (ria); 3. s&.b 

on fol. 236* (r14).‏ ,حمیریه دریمن 

Second section on ff. 254b-256, 238—253b, and 257- 
277 (rrv—rra, ٣٢٢-۲٣٢۷, me.—rx., the leaves being mis- 
placed here). The era of the Umayyade and “Abbâside 
Khalifs, the Saffaride kings, ete., in four books. 

باب اوّل در ذکر خلفای راشدين و حضرت امام حسن و 

in two chapters, on ff. 254P‏ رامام حسین و اولاد بزرکوار 
and 2380,‏ 

in two chapters, on‏ رباب دوم در ذکر ملوك بنی امیه 
fol. 251b (rr).‏ 

we ,باب سيوم در کر خلفای بنی‎ also in two 
chapters, on fol. 257 (r£.). 

SUA, in thirteen chapters, on fol. 261b (rs). 

Third section on fol. 278» (r11). The era of C'ingiz- 
khan, Timür, and the Safawi dynasty, in seven books. 

باب آول در ذکر سلاطین ترك که تا ظهور چنگيزخان از 
in two chapters,‏ رتاتارخانیه و مغول فرمان فرما بوده اند 
on fol. 278b.‏ 

باب دویم درذکر شم ازحالات و واقعات مغول که از نسل 
om fol. 281۳ (eve).‏ رلان . . . . واو از قوم قولاس است 

2 ooo 

باب سيوم در ذکر جلوس چنگيزخان و اولاد امجاد او 
in three chapters, on fol. 2848 (r1v).‏ 

باب چهارم در ذکر مجملی از حکایات دلکشای ales‏ 
on fol. 342 (rro).‏ ,> 

باب بس در ذکر سلاطین آل عثمان که فرمان فرمای 
on fol. 346۲ (rr4).‏ رم تا روم اند 

باب ششم در ذکر احوال صاحبقرانی امیر تیمور گورئان 
in three chapters, on fol. 349% (rrr).‏ 

باب هفتم در ذکر Ha‏ ازاحوال ملوك صفوه که اوّل ایشان 
سکس رد ان شاه اسمعیل بهادرخان صقوی لاسیتی است 
on fol. 368b (rot).‏ 

Fourth section on fol. 387b (rv.). The era of the 
ante-islâmian rulers of Hindüstân, in two books, and a 
khatimah in six chapters. 

۷٢‏ کل ۹ د٤‏ کلک کل 
in nine‏ از ظهور اسلام دوده آند که برهمنان سه 
chapters, on 101, ۰‏ 
نصائے و موعظه و Glin‏ و مدار اعتقاد وعمل ایشان بران 
in eighteen chapters, on fol. 421 )۴۰۴(‏ راست 

Fifth section on fol. 468» (ro1). The era of the Mu- 
hammadan Sultâns of Hindüstân till Akbar, in four 

باب ول در ذکررسلاطین عالیشان رقیع WMI‏ هندوستان 

که در دار des ELL‏ لوای سلطنت و پادشاهی و رایت 
on fol. 468.‏ وکشور کشای و جهانبانی برافراشته اند 

باب دویم در ذکر مجنملی ازفتوحات حضرت خلافت ee‏ 

49 HISTORY. 50 

در سلاطین On fol. 287a (the number is wanting),‏ .2 
ال اک نسب ایشان د غو 

در ذکر احوال امیر تیمور صاحبقران 293% On fol.‏ .3 
گورگان و اولاد 

Sultan Babar on fol. 3114, Humâyün on fol. 312, 
Akbar on fol. 322», Jahangir on fol. 366. This 
book ends with the year 1020—A.D. 1611. 

After a blank page begins on fol. 371 a new fasl, 
which probably belongs to a third book, containing the 
history of the Safawi dynasty; it closes in the com- 
mencement of the reign of Shah ‘Abbas, A.H. 998= 
A.D. 1590. Therefore, we suppose, the author died a 
little after A.H. 1020, before he could continue the 
history of the Safawis down to the same point where 
he had broken off the description of Jahangir’s 

The proper order of the leaves from ff. 363 to 369 is 
this: 363, 365, 364, 367, 366, 368, 369. 

Mirkhond’s Raudat-alsafa is very often quoted in 
this work. Not dated; it may be that this copy is the 
author's autograph, the missing parts of which have 
been supplied later. 

Ff. 402, ll. 19-21; Nasta‘lik, written by different hands on 

different paper ; incomplete at the beginning ; the first leaves 
very much damaged ; size, 10; in. by 5? in. (ELLror 346.] 


.(صبے صادق) Şubh-i-şâdik‏ 

The first part of a most comprehensive historical, 
biographical, and geographical work, composed by 
Muhammad Sadik Işfahâni (Mirza Muhammad Sadik 
bin Mirzâ Muhammad Salih Zubairi Işfahâni Azâdâni, 
so in Ouseley 292, fol. 1»), during the years from the end 
of Jahangir’s reign (he died A.H. 1037) to A.H. 1048. 
It is dedicated to Jahangir on fol. 49, ll. 3 and 6, 
and as the date of its completion, the author himself 
states ‘the beginning of A.H. 1048’ (—A.D. 1638) on fol. 
258? الفراغ من تصنیفه فی اوائل ثمان وارنعین)‎ öz وقد‎ 
ر(والف هچری مقذسه نبوی‎ whilst in the context of the 
chapter concerning Noah, on fol. 12, ل1‎ 25, he states 
as ‘the present moment’ A,H. 1045=A.D. 1635. 
A. Sprenger, in his Catalogue, mentions that this work 
is quoted in the s le رحزانة‎ composed A.H. 1176 (see 
p. 144, No. 7); comp.also Elliot, History of India, vi. 
J he divided into four volumes (als). Contents of 
this (the first) volume: 

Preface and table of contents, on fol. ıb. 

Introduction, ,(مقدمه)‎ on fol. 2b. On some things 
created before Adam. 

Book I ( ) on fol. 6%, On the prophets. 

Book 11 on fol. 62>. On the old Persian kings. 

Book III on fol. .همو‎ On famous men (especially 
Greek philosophers) before the appearance of Islam. 

Book IV on fol. 108%. Biography of Muhammad. 

Book V on fol. ,وود‎ The immediate successors of 

Book VI on fol. 159%. The twelve Imams. 


The Khalifs of the Bani Umayyah, in two faşls: 
1. Mu'âwiyah and his successors; 2. The Umayyades 
in Spain, on fol. 384, 

The Khalifs of the Bana “Abbâs, also in two fasls: 
1. The ‘Abbasides of Baghdâd; 2. The ‘Abbasides of 
Egypt, on fol. 442. 

The dynasties dependent on the “Abbâsides, in five 
fasls (the Tâhirides, the Bani Aghlab in Africa, the 
Tülünians, the Tkhshidiyyah, the Hamdânides), on 
fol. 682. 

The independent dynasties of the Islâm, contemporary 
with and subsequent to the “Abbasides, in the following 
fasls : 

1. The Şaffârides, in two tabakât, on fol. 73. 

2. The Sâmânides, on fol. 752. 

3. The Ghaznawides, on fol. 782. 

4. The ancient kings of Gilân and Mazandaran, in 
four firkas (Isma‘ilis, Büyides, ete.), on fol. 81>. 

5. The Saljükides in all their branches, on fol. gob. 

6. The Wâlis of the different wilâyât, in six kisms 
(that is to say, four, the last of which is subdivided into 
Jel and ,فرع‎ which فرع‎ again comprises two kisms), 
viz. the Sultâns of Spain, the Sultâns of Yaman, the 
Sharifs of Makkah, the Isma‘ilis of Egypt, ete. ete,, 
on fol. 1162. 

7. The Khwarizmshahs, on fol. 1268. 

8. The Ghirides, in اصل‎ and فرع‎ (together five kisms), 
on fol. 129%. 

9. The Ayytibides, in two kisms, on fol. 145». 

10. The Sultans of Maghrib and Arabia, in eight 
kisms, on fol. 155». 

11. The rulers of Turkistân before C'ingizkhân, on 
fol. 160b. 

12. Cingizkhân, his descendants and successors, in 

four kisms anda ,فرع چنکزته‎ which is subdivided into 

,طخاتيموره .3 ,چوپانیه .2 یلک .1( six tabakas‏ 
,(سلاطین ال مظفریه .6 Wyle, 5. 97 dsl,‏ سریداربه 4 
on fol. ۰ 3‏ 

13. The separate rulers of İrân, in twelve firkas (the 
kings of Mazandaran and Tabaristân, of Rustamdar, 
Gilan, Khüzistân, Kurdistan and Lüristân, of Hurmüz, 
Shirwan, Karâmân, Mar‘ash, Malatiyyah, the Kara- 
koyunlü and Ak-koyunlü, ete.), on fol. 1958. 

From the oth to the 13th faşl the numbers are 

On fol. 226۳ begins the second book (493 WL): His- 
tory of the different Sultans of Hindüstân, the Turkish 
Sultans, the Timürides and Moghulshâhs, the rulers of 
Kashmir, etc., in three fasls : 

1. On fol. 226>, in several tabakât and salsalât, 
نظام اللکټه‎ il), دکن‎ Gab, on fol. دوه‎ 8: HLL 
رعادطانیه‎ on fol. 233P; اللکت‎ wks sLbL, on fol. 
234); eya sâ,b,on fol. 2351; مالوه‎ sab, on 
fol. 2461; حکام خاندیس‎ sib, on fol.2584; سلاطین‎ sab 
,بنکاله‎ on fol. 2597; سلاطین شرقیه‎ sab, on fol. 261۳ 
حکام که‎ ta.b, on fol. 2643; ,طبقَة حکام سند‎ on 
fol. 279P; حکام ملتان‎ sâ,b, on fol. ۰ 


باتمام رسید جلد اول صبح : 6th of June, in Allahabad‏ 
صادق بتاریخ پنچم رجب الرچب Kü‏ ۱۱۱۷ هچری مقذسه 
نبوی de‏ الله علیه وآله و سم در SUT Sala‏ دپمراهی 

سلمه به ملازم سرکار صاحب ولا آند GUE!‏ والطاف وفهم 
وذکای این Gale‏ ما LL‏ زبان قلم درنیاید که با مرك 
از که ومه مثل آفتاب Jb‏ رافت او دکسان است سآمه الله 
تعالی ابدا للمد له علی ذلك والدعا. 
There is one blank (on fol. 233), where the copyist‏ 
notices that “one leaf” was wanting in his original.‏ 
The margin shows occasional emendations of the same‏ 
hand, which wrote the whole.‏ 

Ff. 258, ll. 29; Nasta'lik; size, 16 in. by 83 in. 
[OusELEY 342.] 

Takwim-albuldân (تقویم البلدان)‎ 
Tables stating the degrees of longitude and 

latitude of alphabetically arranged names of towns, 
by the same Mirzâ Muhammad Sadik Isfahani. On 
the first page is written : تقویم البلدان تالیف ميرزا‎ 
بشاهد صادق‎ ome کتاب‎ t= تدای صادق اصفم‌انی‎ 
and on fol. rh: اسماء واطوال وعروض بلدان مشهوره منقول‎ 

از.کتاب شامد صادق تالیف میرزا dos?‏ صادق دن میرزا 

GE امفهانیآادانی ممنی برحروت‎ ay le at 
It appears to be an extract from the fourth volume 
of ‘Subh-i-Sadik’ (see Ouseley 342). 
This copy was finished in Lucknow A.H. 1194, the 5th 
of Ramadân—A.D. 1780, September 4; see fol. gb. 
Tt was edited, text and translation, for the Oriental 
Translation Fund, by J. C., London, 1834 (pp. 60-147). 

Ff. 1-15, ll.17; Shikasta; size, 10} in. by 63 in. 
[OusELEY 292. 

Tahkik-ali'râb الاعراب)‎ gris’). 

A small geographical dictionary, also extracted from 
the fourth volume of “Şubh-i-Şâdik” On the first 

page we read an & الاعراب اسامی بلاد‎ Geis’ JL, 
اصفپانی‎ Gale sitet از کتاب شاهه صادی تألیف میرزا‎ 
GP .مبنی بر ترتیب حروف‎ 

This copy was finished by the same hand as the 
preceding copy, A.H. 1194, the 7th of Ramadân— 

A.D. 1780, September 6. 11 was translated for the 
Oriental Translation Fund, by J. C., London, 1832 

1 Jonathan Scott, the translator of the Bahâr-i-Dânish (4). 


Book VII on fol. 177. The Bani Umayyah. 

Book VIII on ff. 2108258». The Banü “Abbâs, their 
Wazirs and Amirs, ete. 

ال نامه نام پادشاهی شاید که پادشامان را Beginning:‏ 
.از بندلیش شرف افزاید پایدده تخت وسرفراز تاج a‏ 
The end is a chapter about the Karmats and their‏ 

The table of the contents of the other volumes we 

quote from the preface (on fol. 24): 

5 دوم مشتمل است بر شش‎ als? 

مطلع اول در ذکر GLb‏ از ملوك اسلام که پیش از ظهور 
چنگیزخان در بلاد ایران سلطنت کردند. 

مطلع دوم در ذکر چنگیزخان واحفاد او وطائفه از ملو S‏ 
بعهد ایشان در ایران سروری پانتند مسبوق بذکر Sp‏ 
از ملوك توران. ۳ 

مطلع سیوم در ذکرامیر صاحب قران تیمو رگورگان Wy‏ 
او saba‏ از yl‏ بعېد ایشان در ایران بدولت رسیدند. 

مطلع چهارم در ذکر سلاطین صفوید. 

مطلع #جم در 53 ملوك روم وشام وحجازویمن ومغرب وما 

مطلع ششم در Wyle SS‏ هند. 

مطلع ال درذکرطانٌغه از مشاهی رواعیان که درماثة اولی 
از هچرت öl mİ‏ 

مطلع دوم در ذکر برخی که در GL‏ دوم از yl‏ وفات یافته 
اند وهعچنين مطلع سيوم وچهارم تا ater‏ 

مطلع aye‏ در ذکر جمعی که بعد از الف درگذشته اند 
وطاثفه که تون در قید حبات اند. 
مطلع دوازدهم 8 از احوال خود و درخی از دوستان 
واشنایان سلمېېم الله تعالی. 

لا در کر اسماء انام وامصار وبلاد slaty‏ وانهار 
وجبال و عیون pling‏ ومواضع وامشال آن بترتیب حروف EO‏ 
در نت وکیفیّت جهان وطول وعرض بلدان وخواص هر 
دیار ودیگر فواند معلوم شود واین مجلد در حقيقت 
فهراست () مجلّدات ثلائه است زیرا که هرچه در آن lale‏ 
مذکور است ğe‏ است با ضبط نقط Grisly‏ واشاره بانک 
ذکر مرکس درکدام مطلع ا زکدام مچّد گذارش یافته و ال 
اعلم بالصواب. 
This fourth volume is probably called “Shâhid-i-‏ 
sels), as the source of the treatises‏ صادق) Sadik’‏ 
Takwim-albuldân and Tahkik-ali‘réb, which are evi-‏ 
dently extracted from this volume, is there styled‏ 

Shahid-i-Sadik (see Nos. 103 and 104). 

According to the colophon on fol. 258» this copy was 
finished A. H. 1197, the 5th of Rajab=a.p. 1783, the 

53 HISTORY. 54 

hâni (like all the preceding treatises), though it does 
not seem to be mentioned anywhere. 

این ختصریست در بیان احوال اولاد یافث : Beginning‏ 
دن توح علب السلام آورده اند که الخ 

This copy was finished the 4th of Shawwâl, a. ۲, 4 
=A.D. 1780, 3rd of October, in Lucknow. 

Ff. 43; handwriting and exterior are the same as in Nos. 103, 
104, 106, and 110. (OUSELEY 309.] 


The same extract. 

This is probably a transcript from No. 108, made by 
‘Abd-alrazzak Sihâlawi; he dates it on fol. 41> from 
the zoth of the second Jumâdâ, A.H. 1196 < ۸۰۰ 1782, 
June 2, and on fol. g2> from the roth of Rajab, 
A.H. 1196—A.D. 1782, June 21. 

Ff. 29-92; externals the same as in No. 105. 

(OUSELEY 166.) 

.تذکرة الامراء 

Two collections of biographies of Amirs: a. During 
the reign of Babar, on ff. 6b-ıra; 6. During the 
reign of Humâyün, on ff. 119-388. Probably an extract 
from the third book of ‘ Subh-i-Sadik.’ 

اين *ختصریست در مجمل احوال امرای Beginning:‏ 
مندوستان نت نشان ایام سلطنت سلاطین 97 

This copy was finished the zoth of Shawwal, ۸۰۴۰ 4 
—A.D. 1780, 19th of October. 

Ff. 6-38; handwriting and externals the same as in Nos. 103, 
104, 108, etc. (OUSELEY 386.] 

The same. 
It is a transcript from No. 110, made by “Abd- 

The Amirs of Babar, on ff. 93b-105; the Amirs of 
Humâyün, on ff. 1058145). 
Ff. 93-145; comp. Nos. 105, 107, and 109. [OUSELEY 166. 


Documents relating to the stay of Humâyün in 
Persia, after being driven out from India, by Shir 
Shah (A.D. 1544), viz. 

1. Ff. 41-452. Firman of Shah Tahmâsp to the 
governor of Hardt, Muhammad Khan Sharaf-aldin 
Oghlü Tuklü, Beglarbeg of Khurâsân (3,4 معمد خان‎ 
خراسان‎ ESS (الدین اغلی تکلو‎ ordering him to 
receive the emperor hospitably. This portion is dated 
the 21st of Shawwal, A.H. 1194. 

2. Ff, 45b-48b. What happened to Humayun in 
Persia; his interview with Shih Tahmasp, ete. 

3. Ff 48b-poa, List of the Persian Amirs who 
accompanied Humâyün out of Persia and assisted him 
in recovering Kandahar. 

4. Ff. 5085 2b. List of those followers who stayed 
with Humâyün during his exile in Persia. 

This also seems to be taken from Muhammad Sadik 
(probably from the 6th Matla' of the second book). 

The copy was finished A, H. 1194, the 24th of Shawwal 
—A.D. 1780, October 23, by ند ده‎ Baksh with 


(pp. 1-57); see, concerning the author, Sir W. Ouseley’s 
letter in the preface, pp. iv—xi. 

Ff. 17-26, ll. 17; Shikasta ; size, 103 in. by 6} in. 
) 0088487 292.] 


Another copy of the Tahkik-ali'râb. 

It is not dated, but being written by the same hand 
and apparently about the same time as No. 107, we 
infer that it was copied by ‘Abd-alrazzak Sihâlawi 
(içe GUS! ,(عبد‎ ۸. ۲۰ 1196=a.D. 1782. 

This seems to be copied from No. 104, in which, 
at the beginning, the end of the Nisbah الازاد[انی]‎ 
is rubbed out; in consequence ‘Abd-alrazzik writes 
(fol. 1b), صادق الاصفهانی الازاد‎ oa .میرزا‎ 

Ff. 1-15, 11.15; Nasta‘lik; size, 87in. by 7} in. 

[OUSELEY 166.] 

مجمل gi‏ خواقین ماواء التهر 

A short chronological “list of the events in the history 
of Transoxania from the years A.H. 380 to 1019— 
A.D. 990-1610. This is an extract from Muhammad 
Sadik’s “Şubh-i-Şâdik? (from the fourth part). 

در ww‏ ثمانین wl,‏ بغراخان که اول Beginning:‏ 

zi است قصد ماوراء النهر کرد‎ Yule JT .ملوك‎ 
The handwriting is the same as in Nos.103, 104, 
and 108. This copy was finished the roth of Ramadan ; 
the year is not stated; it is probably the same as in 
Ouseley 292 and 309, viz. A.H. I194 = A.D. 1780. 

> ما نقلت من OLS‏ شاهد The colophon on fol. gıb:‏ 
ee‏ فی ذکر خواقین مغول من اولاد چنگیزخان ومتن 
کان çö‏ والله gi‏ اعلم نی يسات عاشرمن رت 
sil‏ انزل فيه القران والصلوة والسلام على ید حر 

Ff. 85-91, ll. 17; Shikasta; size, 11 in. by 7۰. 


Another copy of the same extract. 

Agreeing in all particulars with the preceding copy ; 
it is very likely a copy of it; it is dated the 18th of the 
second Jumâdâ, A.H. 1196—A.D. 1782, 31st of May; 
the scribe is the same ‘Abd-alrazzik who wrote the 
whole of No. 166. 

Ff. 17-27, ll. 15 و‎ Nasta‘lik ; size, 82 in. by 7} in. 

(ÖvsELEY 166. | 


Ju.‏ در بیان اولاد ابو SSL Pell‏ بن ذوح 

An account of the origin of the Moghul races and 
a short history of Cingizkhân, Timür, and their 

This, too, we suppose to be an extract from the second 
volume of ‘Subh-i-Sadik’ of Muhammad Sadik Isfa- 


IV. Ârâish, history of Timür and his descendants, of 
the Turks in Asia Minor, and the Safawi dynasty, on 
fol. 1 

V. Ârâish, history of India till the accession of Babar, 
on fol. 1748. 

VI. Ardish, history of Babar, Humâyün, Akbar, 
Jahangir, Shah Jahan, on fol. 215%. 

VII. Ârâish, history of Aurangzib, on fol. 309°. 

Conclusion, biographies of poets, arranged alpha- 
betically, on fol. 4418. 

The biography of poets begins with 4sadi. On fol.155° 
the first three lines of fol. 1518 are wrongly repeated ; 
on fol. 2139, 1. 3 must be read نمایش نهم‎ instead of 

<4; from fol. 340 to fol. 405 the right order of the 
leaves is as follows: 340, 365-404, 341-364, 405. 

Not dated; eleventh to twelfth century. 

Ff. 463, ll. 23; partly Shikasta (ff. 1-57), partly Nasta‘lik 
(ff. 58-463); written by different hands at different times and 

also on different paper ; the original leaves are put into a modern 
ايم بد سن‎ 1 ae 7 945 
margin ; size, 13} in. by 8} in. [Exxior 242. 


The same. 

Introduction in No, 252, on fol. 6%; I. Ârâish on fol. 
ga; IL. Ârâish on fol. 40>; 111. Ârâish on fol. 1369; 
IV. Arâish on fol. 226>; ۰ Ârâish on fol. 2508; VI. 
Ârâish on fol.3092; VII. Ârâish in No. 253, on fol. 67>; 
conclusion on fol. 3239, 

This copy is quite modern, There is a colophon on 

Before the r there are two dots, one under the 
other, the upper one the largest, perhaps r.., viz. 
1200=A.D. 1785, December. 

by 7} in. (OusrLEy 252, 258. 

The same. 

Contents : 

Vol. I. Introduction on fol. 8b; I. Ârâish on fol. 11; 
TI. Arâish on fol. 115%; TI. Arâish on fol. 284%; VE 
Arâish on fol. 422; V. Arâish on fol. 4642; VI. Arâish 
on fol. 592°. 

Vol. TI. VII. Ârâish on fol. 1b; biography of poets 
on fol. 3053. 

No date. The beginning of vol. I is rather different 
from that in the other copies : الرحمن الرحيم‎ sl سم‎ 
و به نستعین برتری گومری که تاجداران کشور فصاحت و‎ 
باشد حمد و ثناء‎ LE Baler بلاغت را‎ ths تخت نشینان‎ 
ایست که مرآت عالم چلوه گاه بدائع قدرت اوست الم‎ I, 

Vol. I, ff. 833; vol. TI, ff. 364; ll. 17; distinct Nasta'lik; size, 
gin. by 4} in. (FRASER 112, 113.) 
Ta'rikh-i-Kipdâkkhâni ,(تارب قمچاتغانی)‎ 
A most comprehensive work on general history of 

the Takhalluş Âshüb بخش متخص باشوب)‎ 42) at 

Ff. 41-52; the same externals as in No. 110. 
[OusELEY 386.] 


The same. 

Copied from the preceding MS. by “Abd-alrazzâk. 
The firmân on fol. 1549 is dated A.H. 1196, the roth of 
Sha‘ban=a.p. 1782, 21st of July, the remainder the 
11th Sha'bân of the same year, 22nd of July. 

At the end of this treatise, being the last of the 

تیت Ibe‏ الکتاب مسمی volume, the copyist remarks:‏ 
بهفت رساله تقویم البلدان واقع بتاریخ بازدهم شهرشعبان 

He gets ‘seven treatises’ by dividing Ouseley 166, 
ff. 29-41 and ff. 147-164, each into two separate parts. 
They are the following: 

1. Ff. 1-15. Tahkik-ali'râb (No. 105). 

2. Ff. 17-27. The events in the history of Trans- 
oxania from A.H. 380-1019 (No. 107). 

3, 4. Ff. 29-92. Origin and history of the Moghuls 
(Cingizkhan and Timür), divided into two parts (No. 

7 Ff. 93-145. The Amirs of Babar and Humâyün 
(No. 111). 

“ 6,7. Ff. 147-164. The firmân of Shah Tahmâsp, on 
ff. 144-1532; and the lists of the Persian Amirs and 
the followers of Humâyün, on ff. 1532-164 (No. 113). 

Ff. 147-164; comp. No. 105, etc. [OUSELEY 166. 


Mirât-al'âlam العالم)‎ ya). 

A general history till the time of the emperor 
Aurangzib (A.D. 1658-1707), compiled A.H. 1078 — 
A.D. 1667, and usually ascribed to Muhammad Bakhtâ- 
war Khan (see fol. 440, last line). He was a high 
official at the court of Aurangzib, to whom the work 
is dedicated. He died A.H. tog6=A.D. 1685. Con- 
cerning his own researches and works he gives a special 
chapter in ff. 438°-440. 

See Nassau Lees, Materials, p. 57, and a copious 
enumeration of the contents in W. Morley’s Descriptive 
Catalogue, p. 52 sq., and in Rieu i. pp. 125-127; comp. 
also for the title and authorship of this work, Elliot, 
History of India, vii. p. 145 Sg. 

بهترین اص کد له ble‏ سخت تکودان : Beginning‏ 
روشن ضمیر را tom ane? Ge Lb‏ وثنای صانعیست 
که a‏ 

, The work is divided into an introduction, seven 
Arâish, with many subdivisions and a conclusion, which 
are specified on ff. 28-8۰ 

Introduction on the creation, on fol. 3b, 

1. Arâish, on ante-Muhammadan history, on fol. 4». 

11. Arâish, history of Muhammad, the first four 
Khalifs, ete., on fol. 42». 

111. Arâish, history of the Khalifs and the contem- 
porary and succeeding dynasties till the time of Timur, 
on fol. 105». 

5 HISTORY. 58 

Faşl IX (fol. rogb), in five tâifas: On Timür and his 
successors, on the tribes of Karâ-koyunlü and Ak- 
koyunli, on the Safawis, on the Shaibâniyyah 
dynasty of Turkistân till Sayyid Abü-alfadl Khan, 

Conclusion (خاتي)‎ on fol. 2962, On the author him- 
self. On fol. 297% occur the following two notes: YALİ 
çi خلص‎ gl. معصوم‎ Bile اوراق شکسته ودسته سيٌد‎ 
اتمام انم کلا‎ 

From this note we learn that this copy was made bya 
Sayyid Hafiz Ma'şüm with the Takhallus Saki, and that 
the date of the completion of the work itself is em- 
bodied in the words خاتمة کلام‎ (i.e. 1137). 

Then follows another note on fol. 297P: is قد فرغ من‎ 

البارکة a Sa‏ قمچاقغانی فی یوم Lot‏ خامسا من 
ey‏ الاوّل لحعسب الارشاد قدوة yili‏ والامراء منبع للود 
ae wt = A ۰ = 7 . ۱‏ 

LI,‏ صاحب السيف والقلم eb‏ افسیم SUM‏ والتقلّم 
مورد توارد gel YENİ‏ صاحبی ومولانی yl le?‏ بهادر 
سلمه الله وابقاه قد تم ee)‏ سر اردع وئلثین الف 
وماده وحاسب 6 من اسم الشریف نعنی (!) مولف 
الکلام WE?‏ والان جاء فی نظر الثانی وصاز yi‏ خاتمة 
کلام ئی Ee‏ سبع وثلئین آلف (!) من بناء حضرت شي 

الشیوخ اخی فرخ زنجانی قدس سره فی بلده الاهور لها نور 

Accordingly this copy was finished on Wednesday, 
the 5th Rabi‘ I (N.B. Exactly the same day when the 
author finished his work) ; the year, however, when this 
took place is not mentioned. Secondly, this copy was 
made for one Kipdâk-Khân Bahadur (probably the 
author himself). 

We think it most likely that these two notes are 
simply transferred from an older MS., and must 
remark that these two volumes bear in all externals 
(as paper, writing, etc.) the greatest likeness to those 
copies, made by ‘Abd-alrazzik (comp. Ouseley 53, 
166, etc.) 

On ff. 297-302 follows an account of A.H. 1138, 
dated the 27th Shawwâl, A.H. 1138—A.D. 1726, the 
28th June. 

چون اتمام اوراق غرة ماه ey‏ لاول سن Beginning:‏ 
Si Sy Ge‏ والف ومادة صورت ols!‏ پذیرفته امروز که 
سیک ۳۸ جریست از مقابله ونظردید ثانی" مجمل فراغی 
حاصل شد اخبار تازه معموره اقالیم سبعه چنین مسموع 
ومشاهده میشود اواسط سن ۰۷ هری باعث عزل وذصر 
yele.‏ وغلبة a Bi US‏ 

No. 184, ff. 296; No. 185, ff. 302; İl. 15; small Nastallik; 
size, 8Z in. by 72 in. (OUSELEY 184, 185.] 

م یافت 

1 Of this ‘collation and revision’ there is no trace to be dis- 
covered in these two volumes. 

the east, called Ta'rikh-i-Kipdâkkhâni (vol. I, fol. 38 
line antep.), by Kipdâk-Khân. 

The author's name is عرف خواجم قلی بيك‎ yt 
مرحوم عرف امام قلی قوس بیکی سجعان‎ ele? بلخی بن‎ 
قلیخان والی توان‎ | 

Subhan Kuli-Khan, ruler of Turkistân, whose Kaus- 
Begi the author's father was, died A.H.1114—A.D.1702. 
We learn from the preface and conclusion the following 
particulars regarding the author’s life: He was a native 
of Balkh, came to India A.H. 1107, and resided at Lâhür, 
where he was in connection with ‘Abd-alsamad Khan, 
governor of the Panjab under the emperor Farrukhsiyar 
about A.H. 1125; he was from his early days given up 
to reading old chronicles, and resolved to compose this 
book, which he finished A.H. 1137, the 5th Rabi‘ I= 
A.D. 1724, November, after six years’ work (vol. TI, 
fol. 296; vol. I, fol. 3%). He does not give a review of 
his sources; in vol. IT, fol. 296>, he mentions the 
Ta'rikh-i-Firüzshâhi, by Diya Barni. 

Beginning : 

Ll‏ من !جز مناجات تو نیست 

من ذات ترا بواجبی کی دانم 
دانندة Old‏ تو بچز ذات تو نیست 

It is divided into an introduction, five books, and a 

Fâtihah on fol. 35. On the creation; index of the 

Book I (Js! b) on fol. 10%. On the prophets before 
Muhammad, in five parts. 

Book II on fol. 44. On ante-Muhammadan dynasties, 
in four tabakas; chiefly on the kings of Persia. 

Book IIT on fol. 772. On the dynasties contemporary 
with the kings of Persia mentioned in the preceding 
chapter, in nine tâifas. 

Book IV on fol. 93>. On Muhammad, the four 
immediate successors, the twelve Imâms, the Umay- 
yade and “Abbâside Khalifs, and the founders of the 
four schools of Muhammadan law, in two fasls, 

Book V on fol. 247P. On Islamic dynasties in general, 

“in nine fasls : 

Faşl I (fol. 2475), in five tâifas: Tâhirides, Saffirides, 
Sâmânides, Ghaznawides, Ghürides, 

Faşl TI (fol. 273b), in two tâifas: Büyides and Sal- 

Fasl IIT (fol. 43, vol. IT), in two tâifas: Khwârizm- 
shâhs and Atâbegs. 

Faşl IV (fol. 182). Tsmâ'ilis, 

Fasl V (fol. 272), in two gurüh: Tâtâr and Moghul 

Faşl VI (fol. 80), in six tâifas: Muzaffarides, Ilkâ- 
nians, Cüpâniyyah, Kurts, Sarbadârians, Turkish princes 
in Asia Minor. 

Fasl VII (fol. gob). On the rulers of Sind till the 
time of Akbar, in five tâifas. 

Fasl VIII (fol. 97). On the rulers of India, in six 
tâifas: Slave kings, Khiljis, Tughluk, Sayyids, Lüdi, 
Sultans of the Dakhan. 


Dauhas VI and VII (on fol. 1184). The ‘Ulama, Mu- 
haddithin (or collectors of Muhammad's traditions), 
Mashâikh and Fukarâ (these two dauhas seem not to 
be separated in the text, at least we have not succeeded 
in finding out any heading of the seventh dauhah). 

Dauhah VIII (on fol. 129%), The Banü Umayyah. 

Dauhah IX (on fol. 1329), in two ghuşns. The mar- 
tyrdom of Hadrat Sayyid Alshahid and the affairs of 
Muslim bin “Akil, ‘Abdallah bin Zubair and the other 
Hakims of the Banü Umayyah. 

Dauhah X (on fol. 1484). The Banü “Abbas. 

Fourth raudah on fol. 163», in two dauhas : 

Dauhah I (on fol. 163). The rulers and governors 
contemporary with the “Abbâsides to the west of 
Baghdad, in twenty-three ghusns: The ‘Abbasides in 
Egypt (fol. 163) ; the Sayyids in Spain, the Sayyids in 
Yaman (fol. 1642); the Sharifs of Makkah (fol. 164») ; 
the Bani Aghlab in Africa; the Bani Tülün in Egypt, 
beginning with Ahmad bin Tülün; the Al-i-Hamdan 
in Mausil (fol. 165»); the Ikhshidiyyah in Syria; the 
Banü Mundhir in Spain (fol. 166"); the Mulaththamin, 
,بنی تاشفین)‎ comp. Roudh el Kartas traduit par 
Beaumier, Paris, 1860, fol. 190 sg.), and the Muwahhidin 
in Africa (fol. 166>); the Bani Marin, the Al-i- 
Mirdâs (بنی کلاب)‎ in Syria, the Banü ‘Ukail in Mausil 
(fol. 1689); the Bandi Asad, the Bani Tai فضل)‎ NH in 
Syria, the Isma‘ilis in Egypt (fol. 168»); the Al-i-Ayyüb 
in Egypt (fol. 17ob); the Saljikides in Syria and 
Rim (fol. 1759) ; the Âli-Uthmân of Rim (one of the 
longest accounts from fol. 176? down to fol. 2162); the 
Akrad in Diyarbakr, the Ali-Dht-alkadr in Mar'ash, 
Malâtiyyah, ete. (fol. 2169). 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 216). The dynasties contemporary 
with the “Abbâsides to the east of Baghdad in Iran and 
Türân, in twenty-five ghusns: The Bani Hasan and 
Husain in Tabaristân and Gilan (fol. 216») ; the Karkiyas 
(کارکیا)‎ in Gilân (fol. 2184); the Kiwâmiyyah (قوامبه)‎ 
in Mazandaran (fol. 2209) ; the Bâwandiyyah in Tabaris- 
tân and Gilân, in three classes (fol. 2214); the Tâhirides 
(fol. 222>); the Saffarides (fol. 223); the Sâmânides 
(fol. 2242); the Al-i-Ziyar (fol. 227»); the Ghaznawides 
(fol. 230>); the Ghürides (fol. 234>); the Kurts of 
Harat (fol. 235P); the Dailamis (fol. 2372); the Kâkü- 
yah of Isfahan, ete. (fol. 240»); the Saljükides, in three 
classes, of [ran and Türân, of ‘Irak, of Kirmân (fol. 2419) ; 
the Atâbegs of Mausil (fol. 249), of Adharbaijan (fol. 
250»), of Fars (fol. 2512), of Lüristân (fol. 252»); the 
rulers of Sistân (fol. 253%), of Hurmüz (fol. 253P); the 
Assassins (حسن صباح واتباع او)‎ : ‘Ala-aldin Dinar and 
his successors. in Kirmân (fol. 256>); the Karâkhitâiy- 
yah in Kirmân (fol. 257) ; the Al-i-Muzaffar (fol. 2588) ; 
the Khwârizmshâhs (fol. 2663). 

Fifth raudah on fol. 271», in thirteen dauhas: 

Dauhah 1 (on fol. 271). The origin of the Turks, the 
line of the Tatars, and Moghuls (fol. 271») ; the story 
of Alânküi (fol. 2724); Cingizkhân's birth, life, and 
conquests (fol. 272»); his successors in Karâkorum, 
etc.; the Khâns in Kipdâk; the Cagatâis, in two 


.(حديقة الصفا) Hadikat-alşafâ‏ 

A large general history in three volumes, written by 
Ibn Ghulâm ‘Alikhan Yusuf ‘Ali (see this name in No. 
155, fol. و22‎ 11.18 and rg), and entitled Hadikat-alsafa, or 
the Garden of Purity. The author says, that although 
he had collected the materials for this history during 
the government of Mihr ‘Ali Wardikhan already, yet 
in consequence of some obstacles he could begin his 
work only after the death of this Amir (who died 
A.H.1169=A.D.1755; see fol. 28, İl. 24-26: بنابربعفی‎ 
موانع که تفصیل آن لانّق این مقام نیست در حجاب تعویق‎ 
in the year 1170 (=A.D. 1756; see fol. 2b, 1. 4: درسنة‎ 
نمود‎ el ,(هزار و صد و هفتاد شروع‎ and he was still occu- 
pied with it A.H. 1173—A.D. 1759, as we learn from 
the following passage in No. 156, fol. 388°, 1 11: تا حال‎ 

This work is divided into an introduction (مقدم)‎ 
three volumes (51), and a conclusion ز (خاتمه)‎ each 
volume is subdivided into several randas or meadows, 
each raudah into several dauhas or trees, and these 
again into ghusns or branches. 


No. 155.— Introduction on fol. rb, containing the 
author's preface, an account of the creation, and a com- 
plete index of the first volume. 

First volume on fol. 5%, in six raudas. 

First raudah on fol. şa, in two dauhas : 

Dauhah I (on fol. 52). The prophets before Muhammad 
(انبیاء سلف)‎ 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 322). The kings before the Islâm 
سلف)‎ Ozh), in fourteen ghuşns : The Pishdadians (fol. 
324); the Kayânians (fol. 349); the Ashkanians (fol. 
37»); the Ashghânians; the Sâsânians (fol. 38%); the 
Kaldânians, or kings of Babylon ; the Sultans of Syria 
(fol. 439); the Bani Sulaiman; the Ptolemies (bU. 
یونان‎ or ز(بطالسه‎ the kings of Habash, the Ghassânians 
(fol. 43>); the Bani Lakhm (fol. 449); the kings of 
Himyar (fol. 452); the Roman emperors (fol. 484). 

Second raudah on fol. 49%, in five dauhas: 

Dauhah I (on fol. 49%). The life of Muhammad. 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 818). The Khilâfat of Abü Bakr. 

Dauhah 111 (on fol. 844). The Khilâfat of “Umar. 

Dauhah IV (on fol. 88>). The Khilâfat of “‘Uthman ; 
here the heading is left blank, the same has happened 
in many other places. 

Dauhah V (on fol. 922). The Khilâfat of ‘Ali. 

Third raudah on fol. 02», in ten dauhas : 

Dauhah I (on fol. 1034). The twelve Imams. 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 106%), The principal men of the 
Aşhâb or Şahâbah, in alphabetical order. 

Dauhah 111 (on fol. rogb). The four Mujtahidin. 

Dauhah IV (on fol. 1103). The seven Kurrâ or readers 
of the Kuran. 

Dauhah V (on fol. 1102). The Tabi‘in (these three 
dauhas are misplaced in the index). 

دم HISTORY.‏ مان 0 

Füâidah on fol. 277», concerning the rise of Islâm in 

First raudah on fol. 277» (6). The Ghaznawides or 
the Sultans of Lâhür from Sabuktagin to Khusrau 
Malik, the son of Khusraushâh (defeated by Shihab- 
aldin Muhammad Ghüri, A.E. 583, and subsequently 
put to death). 

Second raudah on fol, ۳ (v). The Sultans of Dihli, 
in six dauhas : 

Dauhah 1 (on fol. 280), The Slave kings of Dihli, 
from Kutb-aldin Aibak to Mu‘izz-aldin bin Kaikubâd 
(dethroned and put to death), 588-687. 

Dauhah 11 (on fol. 282»). The Khilji kings from 
Jalal-aldin Khilji to Kutb-aldin Mubarak, 687-721. 

Dauhah IT (on fol. 2853). The house of Tughluk from 
Ghiyâth-aldin to Mahmüdshâh (who ascended the throne 
A.H. 796). 

Dauhah IV (on fol. 286b). Timür's invasion in Hin- 
düstân, A. H. 800. 

Dauhah V (on fol. 2872). The Sayyids from Khidrkhân 
to “Alâ-aldin bin Muhammadshâh (who ascended the 
throne A.H. 849, retired to Badâun 854, died 883). 

Dauhah VI (on fol. 287b). The house of Lüdi and 
the family of Sür from Bahlâl Lüdi (who assumed the 
title of king A.H. 854) to Sikandarshâh Sür's defeat, 
A.H. 962. ۱ 

For the detailed history of Timür's successors, of 
Babar, Humâyün, and Akbar, the author at the end 
of this raudah refers to the second volwme of his 

Third raudah on fol. 290% (iv). The Sultans of 
the Dakhan, in six dauhas: 

Dauhah I (on fol. 290%). The Bahmani dynasty from 
‘Ala-aldin Hasan, A.H. 748, to its extinction in 935. 

Dauhah TI (on fol, gorb). The “Adilshâhi kings of 
Bijapur from Yusuf ‘Adilshah to Muhammad “Adilkhân 
(died 1067). 

Dauhah 111 (on fol. 309»). The Nizâmshâbi kings of 
Ahmadnagar from Nizâmshâh Bahri to Murtadâ Nizâm- 
shah Mulk (who ascended the throne A.H. 973, assumed 
the charge of the government himself in A.H. 977, was 
put to death by his son in A.H. 996). 

Dauhah IV (on fol. 315). The Kutbshâhi kings of 
Gulkundah from Kuli Kutbshâh to the death of Mu- 
hammad Kulishah (A.H. 1020), whose successor was 
Muhammad Kutbshâh (mentioned before under Shâh- 
ae V (on fol. 3162). The ‘Imadshahs of Barâr 
from Fathallâh ‘Imad-almulk to Tufâlkhân's death; 
A.H. 982. 

Dashah VI (on fol. 316>). The Baridiyyahshâhs of 
Bidar from Kasim Barid to ‘Ali Baridshâh (who 
reigned forty-five years, and died 990), and his son 
Ibrahim Baridshâh (reigned seven years, and died 997). 

Fourth raudah on fol. 316 (ir). The Sultans of 
Gujarat from Zafarkhân (styled as king Muzaffarkhân), 
A.H. 793, to Muzaffarshah III, and the kingdom’s 
destruction by Sultân Akbar, A.H. 991. * 

Fifth raudah on fol. 3233 (o.). The Sultans of 
Mâlwah and Manda from Dilâwarkhân Ghüri to Baz 
Bahadur and Mâlwah's conquest by Akbar, A.H. 978 
(here is written by mistake 897, مشتصد ونود و هفث‎ 
instead of و هفتاد و هشت‎ 1245). 

gluşns, the second of which comprises Hulâyükhân 
bin Tülikhân ; the descendants of Hulâgü down to 
Abt Sa'id Bahâdurkhân (fol. 288>); the Cüpâniyyah 
and Ikanians (fol. 303); the Sarbadârians (fol. 307»). 

Stauth raudah on fol. 3092, in three dauhas : 

Dauhah I (on fol. 309%). The Karâ-koyunlü, 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 309). The Ak-koyunlü. 

Dauhah 111 (on fol. 309»). The Safawi dynasty down 
to the death of Shah “Abbâs TI, A.H. 1077. 

At the end of this volume there is a seal of Kuli 
Muhammad Khan. Beginning of the volume: حمد وافر‎ 

old,‏ متکاثر مخصوص lie‏ د يکل است که ذرات 
انبیاء و رسل را الخ 
Not dated.‏ 

No. 156.— Second volume on fol. ,د‎ containing ten 
raudas (the index of this volume is missing). 

First raudah on fol. 1». Timür and his successors, 
in three dauhas : 

Dauhah I (on fol. 1»). History of Timür from his 
birth to his death, A.H. 807=A.D. 1405. ۱ 

Dauhah TI (on fol. 43). History of Timür's descen- 
dants from the reign of Shahrukh to the death of Sultân 
Abii Sa'id Gürgân, A.H. 873—A.D. 1468. 

Dauhah 111 (on fol. 69%). History of Sultan Husain 
Mirza, Badi'-alzamân Mirza, Muzaffar Husain Mirzâ, 
etc., down to the year 929, in three ghuşns. 

Second raudah on fol. 93». The reign of Babar in 
India (A.H. 929-937). 

Third raudah on fol. 95>. Humâyün's reign (937— 

Fourth raudah on fol. ggb. Akbar's reign (963— 
1014). On ff. 107-109 there are enumerated famous 
Amirs, “Ulamâ, judges, and poets of his time. 

Fifth raudah on fol. 109». Jahângir's reign (101 ې‎ 

Sixth raudah on fol.126b, Shahjahan’s reign (1037— 
1068). The contemporary sheikhs, physicians, and 
poets, on ff. r80b—r94>. : 

Seventh raudah on fol. 194P. Aurangzib “Alamgir's 
reign (1068—1118). 

Eighth raudah seems to be forgotten in this copy, 
therefore the reigns of Bahadurshah and Mu‘izz-aldin 
Jahândâr (1118-1125) are entirely missing; see the 
death of Aurangzib on fol. 253P and a description of 
his qualities and virtues on 101, 2548 sq. 

Ninth raudah on fol. 259». Farrukh Siyar’s (1125— 
1131), Rafi-aldarajat’s and Rafi-aldaulah's (1131) 

Tenih raudah on fol. 269. Muhammadshâh's reign 

The chronological index on fol. 272b contains only 
the names of the emperors, all the dates are wanting. 

Third volume on fol. 274, containing an introduc- 
tion, a fâidah, thirteen raudas (on fol. 274P, in the 
first line there is wrongly written fourteen), and a con- 
clusion in three chapters. 

Introduction on fol. 274 (1), in which are given by 
the author general remarks on the ancient state of 
India, its rulers, ete., before the Islâm. 


Second bdb on fol. 342% (14). Theology, in nine faşls 
:(در علم الهی مشتمل بر نه فصل)‎ 

Faşl 1 (on fol. 3423). on in six amrs or actions :‏ 
sel;‏ # :وجود ذهنی و خارجی and‏ وجود د 1۳ 
ن ae?‏ و حدوت .4 رتعين .3 
علت و معلول .6 : کثرت 

در اعراض وجودی و اعتباری و 0 Faşl IT (on fol.‏ 
بیان جوهر و GS‏ 

در اثبات واجب و مباحث Fasl III (on fol. 344b).‏ 
.متعلقه باو د ر اثبات واجب الوجود 

Faşl IV (on fol. as, اثبات نبوت و خصوصیات او‎ 

Faşl V hast fol. 3499). .دربيان اثبات امامت 71 او‎ 

در ذکر اختلاف ناس در حقبقة .)»349 Faşl VI (on fol.‏ 

در بیان his‏ که صادر اول Fasl VII (on fol. 3512). atl,‏ 
:5 اشاره به ترتیب موجودات 

Fasl VIII (on fol. san او‎ wlilers نفس و‎ OS در‎ 

PS در بیان قوای‎ 
Faşl IX (on fol. 7 Ks .در بیان نفوس‎ 

The beginning of the third bab is not to be found; 
there is probably a lacuna after fol. 354, for the 
materials, which are discussed on fol. 355, are quite 
different from those in the last part of the second bab 
(for instance, parts of a natural history); and on fol. 
3569 there occurs a thirteenth fasl on medical subjects 
(eb ,(در اصطلاحات و قواعد‎ which is surely belonging 
to the eee third bab. 

B. An account of the most celebrated Sheikhs, philo- 
sophers, ancient kings, etc., with extracts from their 
writings, poems, etc., in three faths : 

First fath on fol. 362» (40). yö .در ذکر ولایت‎ 
Second fath on 101, 363% (ax). ۶ AUS در ذکراحوال واقوال‎ 
و سلاطین قبل از اسلام‎ this fath begins with Adam’s 
۳ Seth ,(شیث)‎ and concludes with the famous king 
Dârâb bin Bahman. Besides that, there is inserted a 

discussion on love (عشق)‎ on ff. 363-365». 

در احوال الا اسلا م و .)1.0( »372 ai on fol.‏ 
عبد الله انساری ود 

0. ۵ bing aphical dictionary of Persian poets on 
ff. 375b—446b (1.s—rio), with short, but interesting 
guotations. The fullest account is given of the author's 
contemporary, Muhammad ‘Ali Hazin (born A.H. 1103, 
died 1180), on ff. 3884-3949, and of Muhammad Husain 
Naziri of Nishâpür, on ff. 4332-434». The earliest 
poets mentioned in this tadhkirah are Abü-alhasan Sha- 
hid, Rüdagi, and Khabbâzi (here wrongly called ,(خياری‎ 
from the time of the Sâmânides; Asadi, “Unşuri, and 
Ghadâiri, from Mahmüd of Ghazna's court, ete. At the 
end there is an appendix, containing all those contem- 
porary poets who were the author's friends. The Arabic 
paging is wrong from Ive down to the end, the leaves 

وحدت و.5 zayi‏ وا 




Stath raudah on fol. 327% (ee). The Fârükiyyahshâhs 
of Khandis from Malik Rajah to Bahâdurkhân bin 
Rajah “Alikhân, who humbled himself before Akbar’s 
throne, A.H. 1008. 

Seventh raudah on fol. 328» (oo). The Sultans of 
Bangâlah from Fakhr-aldin (who proclaimed himself 
king A.H. 739) to Daudkhan’s death and the kingdom’s 
subjection to Akbar, 983. 

Eighth raudah on fol. 329» (01). The Sharkishâhs 
of Jaunpür from Khwâjah Jahan to Sultân Husain 
Sharki and the subjugation of that principality by 
Sikandar Lüdi A.r. 881. 

Ninth raudah on fol. 330% (ov). History of the rulers 
of Tattah, Sind, and Multan, and the Islâms' rise in 
these countries. It concludes with Nasir-aldin Kabâda 
(drowned A.H. 622). 

Tenth raudah on fol. 3318 (oa). The Sümarah and 
Sümanah or Jâm dynasty, the Arghüniyyah and the 
Tarkhanshahs of Sind down to Mirza Jani, who ascended 
the throne A.H. 993, and the annexation of Sind to Ak- 
bar’s empire A.H. Toor. 

Eleventh raudah on fol. 331» (on). History of the 
Sultans of Multan, beginning with Sheikh Yusuf Multâni 
(selected by the people’s assembly A.H. 847), and con- 
cluding with Husain bin Sultân Mahmid (placed on 
the throne A.H. 931), and Multan’s annexation to Dihli 
A.H. 932. 

Twelfth raudah on fol. 332» (04). The Sultans of 
Kashmir from Shams-aldin (who died A.H. 750) and 
his son Jamshid (died 752) down to Yusufshah and the 
final conquest of Kashmir by Akbar, A.H. 995. This 
raudah is introduced by a short account on the wonder- 
ful things and curiosities of Kashmir and the Islâms' 
rise in it. 

Thirteenth raudah on fol. 335» (xr). The rulers of 
Malabar down to the rise of the English dominion 
Çepel (ابتدای تسلط‎ 

Se of the second volume: قطب الدین امیر‎ 

ME 7 

- Bezinninz of the third volume: Si ر رو‎ 
e دوقلامون بس دولست‎ 

Conclusion or Khâtimah on fol. 336% (sr), com- 
prising different materials. 

A. A treatise on wisdom according to ancient sen- 
tences, in three babs or chapters در بیان احوال احکام)‎ 

Ee مر و بیان مجملی از اقسا م آن‎ 
باب‎ ra) 
First bab on fol. 336°, in five fasls : 
Fasl I (on fol. 336%). در اصول 33 جمیع بنی آدم‎ 
به تعریف حکمت‎ çün بیان احوال احکام‎ 
Faşl TI 1 fol. san) ined a 5 ee سلاد ن علم‎ 
Faşl 1 (on f fol. 338). وانقسا م او‎ 
دو و ترو‎ (Coca) (28s 
Faşl IV (on fol. 3392). ال برسه قسم‎ YE GN 
Faşl V (on fol. 341b). در ت نظری و آن معتویست‎ 

بدانکه مدا 

در تعریف 


ete., on fol. 562 sg. (this part belongs, according to the 
preface and to Rieu i. p. 131, to the khatimah). 

Khatimah on fol. 5782(ov+). An account of the famous 
Sheikhs and learned men of that age, especially of all 
those who were contemporaries and friends of the author, 
beginning with سالک‎ BASE 1 .ملاعبد‎ 

A large list of about seventy sources is found on 
ff. 15—16, beginning with the 'Ta'rikh-i-Bahmani and 
Taj-almaathir, and containing all the well-known his- 
tories from Tabari down to the “Âlamgirnâma and still 
more modern works. 

No date. Ff. 572-577 are misplaced; the right 
order is 572, 574, 573, 576, 575, 577. 

This copy once belonged to John Haddon Hindley. 
Purchased 1828. 

Ff. 586, ll. 15; bad handwriting in careless Nasta'lik, nearly 

Shikasta, except the first two pages of the text; size, 83 in. by 
54 in. (Caps. C. 5.) 

۹ 120 

Mirât-i-Âftâbnumâ آفتابنما)‎ wT). 

A work on general history and geography, from the 
world’s creation down to the thirtieth year of Shah 
“Alam's reign (A.H. 1202—A.D. 1787), composed by 
Shah “Alam's prime minister, the Nawwâb “Abd-alrah- 
man Shâhnawâzkhân Hashimi Banbâni of Dihli (comp. 
fol. 14, 1. 9), A.H. 1218=A.D. 1803 (this date of com- 
position is contained in the title, the letters of which 
form a chronogram); comp. W. Morley, pp. 56-58; 
Elliot, History of India, viii. p. 332 sq.; Elliot's MSS. 
in the Journ. of the As. Soc. of Bengal, vol. xxiii, part i, 
Pp. 233, No. 30; Rieu i. p. 131 sq. 

Contents : 

The author's preface on fol. ra, 

Introduction on fol. 2b. On the advantage and neces- 
sity of the study of history مقدٌمه در بيان فضيلت)‎ 

First or historical part (this principal division is styled 
,(چلوه‎ in six books or apparitions (1), on fol. 3. 

Book I on fol. 3b. On the creation در بیان ظهور)‎ 

Book 11 on fol. 44>. History of the prophets from 
Adam to Muhammad, etc. (site در ابتدای خلق ادم‎ 
السلام و شمه از احوال برکت استمالة وی و در بیان دیگر‎ 

(انمیای مرل وغیر مرسل الم 
Book IIL on fol. 78>. History of Muhammad, the‏ 
در ذکر خاتم onl‏ اشرف المرسلین و اولاد) Khalifs, ete.‏ 
ols*)).‏ 3 ازواج و خلفای باصفای yal‏ ال 
Book IV on fol. gıb. Account of the celebrated‏ 
در احوال صوفیت) Sifis, ‘Ulamas, judges, poets, artists, ete.‏ 
On fol.‏ (صافیه و Lite‏ وحکما وشعرا Şal,‏ صناعت Ni‏ 
there begins the chapter of the poets, alphabeti-‏ اود 
cally arranged; the first quoted here is Abt-alhasan‏ 

Hakim Muhammad ۰ 

” Book V on fol. 1538. History of the different Muham- 
madan dynasties from the Pishdâdians to 6 Hindü 
Râjahs of India, in an extremely short and abrupt 

در بيان ملوك عرب و SAS‏ در مرتبة استقهار) manner‏ 



being numbered here curiously from ten to ten, so that 
the next leaf to (vo is marked with the number tao, 
and so on. 

This copy is the author’s autograph : مسود این اوراق‎ 

miz; he excuses himself that in conse-‏ یوسف 
guence of a troublesome illness he could not continue‏ 
the history of the Moghul emperors down to Ah-‏ 
madshah (deposed 1167), “Alamgir II (died 1173), and‏ 
Shah ‘Alam, who reigned when the author wrote.‏ 
Probably the same illness is the reason that he did‏ 
not finish this work before a. H. 1184=A.D. 1770,‏ 
fourteen years after having commenced it, and eleven‏ 
years after having written the memoir on ‘Ali Hazin in‏ 
the last part of the conclusion.‏ 

Although this work (especially in the first volume) 
is very brief and comprehensive, and the single dynas- 
ties usually occupy only one or two leaves, it is very 
remarkable for its extremely accurate chronology and 
its particular notices on the learned men, poets, etc. of 
the single epochs. More detailed are the second and 
third volume, the latter of which is written totally on 
the basis of Firishta’s famous History of India, agreeing 
with that in the whole arrangement and even in the 
single phrases. The biographical dictionary of poets at 
the end is a valuable enrichment of the list of tadh- 
kiras given in Sprenger’s Catal. Oudh. 

No. 155, ff. 314; No. 156, ff. 446; ll. 28-29; Nasta‘lik; no 
ornaments; size, 12 in. by 84 in. (ErLror 155, 156.) 


۰(فرحت الناظرین) Farhat-alnâzirin‏ 

A general compendium of Muhammadan and Indian 
history, from the beginning of the world down to the 
reign of Shah “Alam (who ascended the throne A.H.1173), 
by Maulawi Muhammad Aslam bin Muhammad Hafiz 
alfarsürüri alanşâri alkâdiri, who completed the intro- 
duction of this work A.H. 1184—A.D. 1770 (comp. fol. 
12%, ll. 4, 5, and fol. و۲62‎ ll. 6,7). For further details 
we refer to Elliot, History of India, viii. p. 163 sq., and 
Rieu i. p. 131. The last date which appears in the text 
is A.H. 11906 - ۵.9. 1782; see fol. 5864, 1. 3. 

It is divided into a mukaddimah, three makâlas, and 
a khatimah. 

Contents : 

Complete index on ff. شت‎ 

Preface on fol. 5> (1), including the eulogiums of 
the emperor Shah ‘Alam and his wazir, beginning: لك‎ 
للمد یا ذی لبود و مجد والعلی تبارکت تعطی‌من تشاء و تمتع‎ 

JI sep شانه و تعظم‎ Jl. 

Mukaddimah on fol. 174 (ir). On the creation, ete. 

First makâlah on fol. rgb (1). History of the prophets 
from Adam to Muhammad, of the first four Khalifs, the 
Imams, and Mujtahidins. 

Second makâlah on fol. 118> (111). History of India 
from the oldest ante-Muhammadan times till the end of 
Ibrahim Lidi’s reign, A.H. 932. 

Third makalah on fol. 2324 (rr.). History of Timür 
and his descendants till Babar, and of the great Moghul 
emperors of India down to Shah ‘Alam, with a physical 
and geographical appendix, describing the longitude 
and latitude of India, with its principal districts, cities, 


on fol. 24, ll. 8 and g, and the date of composition on 
fol. 59», 1. 11), and entitled Sulâlat-alsiyar, the essence 
of historical and biographical essays. It is divided into 
two makâlas, the first of which contains two faşls or 
chapters: 1. The kings of İrân before the Islam: the 
Pishdâdians, Kayânians, Ashkânians, and Sâsânians, 
from Gayümarth to Yazdajird, the last of the Sâsânians, 
ff. د دچ‎ ٥ دوم)‎ s on fol. 6b, 1. 2,318 a mistake for 
دوم‎ sib). ‘2. The first four Khalifs, the Bani Umay- 
yah, the Bani “Abbâs, the Ismâ'ilis, and the contempo- 
rary dynasties, viz. the Tahirides, the Saffarides, the 
Sâmânides, the Ghaznawides, the Ghürides, the Daila- 
mis, the Saljtikides, the kings of Khwarizm, the Atabegs 
of Fars, Syria,and Diyarbakr, Trak, and Adharbaijan, the 
Assassins, the Karâkhitâiyyah of Kirman, the Moghul- 
shâhs, the C'üpâniyyah, Ilkânians, Muzaffarides, Kurts, 
and Sarbadarians ; Timür and his descendants; the Karâ- 
koyunlü, the Ak-koyunlü, the Şafawis, the rulers of 
Kandahâr, the Afshârs, the Abdâlis, the Sultâns of Lür, 
the Kajars, ff. 260-97 

The second makâlah comprises the dynasties of India 
in an introduction and different bayâns: 1. The kings 
of Dihli, the Ghürides, the Khiljis, the Tughluks, the 
house of Khidrkhan, the Lüdis, the Cagatâis I, the 
house of Sür, the Cagatâis II, ff. 601-722, 2. The 
minor dynasties of Gulbargah, Bijâpür, Ahmadnagar, 
Gulkundah, Barar, Bidar, Gujarat, Malwah, Khândis, 
Bangâlah, Jaunpür, the Arghüns of Sind, the Sultans of 
Multan, and the kings of Kashmir, ff. ۱2۳-۰ 

A large number of chronological tables on ff. 214, 
2rb—22b, 232-262, 26b—28a, 28b—-298, ,اود‎ 3083ob, 
314-32», 33*3 ره‎ ete. 
a My ستایش عدیم الالعصار و نیایش مفقود‎ 
oan A.D. 1814, at bp by -حیکوبال‎ 

Ff. 95, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; occasionally additions and notes on 
the margin; size, 8} in. by 6} in. (ELLToT 126. 


Fragments of an anonymous general history. 

Some confusedly-mixed fragments of a universal 
history, without title or introduction. Most of the 
dates are omitted. There is no strict chronological 
order in the single pieces; for instance, the MS. begins 
with the year of the Rihlat 135 (see No. 99)=A. D. 762, 
on fol. 1», but on fol. 2b there occurs already A.H. 329= 
A.D. 940; ff. 14>-22 contain a part of Cingizkhan’s 
history down to A.H. 683 —A.D. 1284; parts of the his- 
tory of the first Ghaznawide and Saljfikide Sultans are 
found on 101: 22۳ sq.; Sultân Sanjar’s exploits are related 
on fol. 50> sq.; the wazir Nizâm-almulk and the year 
485=A. D. 1092 occur on fol. 64>; the history of the 
Khwarizmshah Atsiz bin Muhammad is found on fol. 
87; on fol. 93» the death of Abü-alkâsim Mahmüd bin 
‘Umar bin Muhammad Zamakhshari, the author of the 
Kashshaf, in A, H. 538—A.D. 1143, is mentioned; two 
pages further on, on fol. 94, we find the year 462= 
A.D. 1069, etc. ete. 

The chief authority to which the unknown author of 
these fragments refers is the Ta'rikh-i-Ibn Athir ; see, 
for instance, fol. 164, Il. 15 and 16; fol. 29», 1. 22; fol. 
79,1. 29, ete. etc. Besides we find quoted (for instance 


This book is by mistake headed‏ ,(اند بطریق اقتصار 

mn ees instead of oe): 

Book VI (here by mistake headed sx\, as if it were a 
subdivision of the fifth or sixth book) on fol. 178. 
History of Timür and his descendants till A, H. 1202 
(GS Bad Mle (دربیان سلاطین عالیشان سلسلة‎ 

On fol. 237» begins an alphabetically arranged chapter 
on celebrated Amirs who flourished under 168ص مط‎ 
on fol. 2499 a description of the various musical modes, 
and an account of celebrated musicians, ete. (here by 
mistake called نهم‎ os the ninth book, but according 
to the general index on fol. 2٥ there are only six con- 
tained in the first (جلوه‎ H 

Second or geographical part, in eight books ) ii): 

Book I on fol. 263%. The first climate (اقلیم)‎ 

‘Book TI on fol. 2653. The second climate. 

Book III on fol. 272>. The third climate. 

Book IV on fol. 300. The fourth climate. 

Book V on fol. 307%. The fifth climate. 

Book VI on fol. 310. The sixth climate (there is a 
small blank on fol. 310%, and the heading wanting). 

Book VII on fol. 315%. The seventh climate. 

Book VIII on fol. 323%. The seven seas در بیان)‎ 

Conclusion on fol. 324>. Divers wonderful things, 
etc. و نوادرالے)‎ oe و‎ A p). 

مقالی که خوشابی dee JI‏ الفاظ آبدارش : Beginning‏ , 
آرایش افسر ال 

Copied A.H. 1244—A.D. 1829, in the month Rajab, 
at Murâdâbâd. The name of the transcriber is illegible. 

Ff. 330, ll. 21; careless Nasta'lik, very near to Shikasta; no 
ornaments; ff. 141 and 142 and some lines on fol. 1439 are 

supplied by another hand; the Arabic paging is wrong from 
fol. 225 down to the end; size,11}in. by 6}in. (ErLror 241. 


Another copy of the same. 

Contents : 

Introduction on fol. 38. 

First part (جلوة اول)‎ on fol. 48. 

Book I on fol. 46; Il on fol. 72b; 111 on fol. 1302; 
IV on fol. 153%; Von fol. 258» (here by mistake styled 

instead of ,s*2); VI on fol. 308 (here‏ اس شه 
just as in the preceding copy).‏ بلک wrongly called‏ 

Second part (جلوة ثانی)‎ on fol. 456b. 

Book I on fol. 458b; TI on fol. 46rb; III on fol. 
475%; IV on fol. 525%; V on fol. 537; VI on fol. 
545°; ۷۲1] on fol. 554»; VIII on fol. 56gb. Conclusion 
(not marked here) on fol. 572. 

No date. 

Ff. 582, ll. 17; Nasta‘lik, written, as it seems, by different 
hands; size, 122 in. by 8} in. (Caps. D. 5.] 

Sulâlat-alsiyar .(سلالة السیر)‎ 
A very modern compendium of general history, com- 

pleted by Abü-alkâsim ibn Muhammad ‘Ali Simnâni 
Sâsâni, A, H. 1222—A.D. 1807 (see the author's name 


who wrote A.H. 959=A.D. 1551, during the reign of 
Shah Tâhmâsp, A.H. 930-984=A.D. 1523-1576. In 
the introduction (Ous. 282, fol. 3, 1.14) he mentions, 
amongst other historical works, فتوحی تصنیف‎ a 
مستوفی‎ st احمد‎ tee, .احمد بن اعثم کوفی‎ 

Of the Arabic original there does not seem to exist 
any trace. Five other copies of the same work are 
described by Rieu i. p. 151 sg.; C. Stewart, p. 8, and 
W. Morley, p. 16, note 3. See besides “A Critical Essay 
on various MS. Works, Arabie and Persian, translated 
by J. C., London, 1832” (Oriental Translation Fund), 
Pp. 24, note 63, and pp. 55, 56, where the names عاصم‎ 
and اعثم‎ are confounded. 

للمد SW İl‏ الکرم Beginning of the introduction:‏ 
ولا حول ولا قو ال باللّه العلی العظيم سزوار شکر وثنا 
,خداوندیست که izi SS‏ او متعلق است 2 

چون خراج :)>3 Beginning of the chronicle itself (fol.‏ 
کات وسر دفتر موجودات وم رین ومعرم قاب توسحن 

elle of Muhammad b. Ahmad Alkâtib's con- 
tinuation (fol. 50%): او‎ si ابتداء کار هلقام وبدید‎ 

,چنان بود ک By‏ پیشین که عرب با ملکی al‏ 

End (fol. 4799): GG ودست‎ wo ساعت بتومم‎ ws 

بکور تنگ میروم ترا خاطری درَاك ودلاغتی کامل وعبارتی 

This corresponds to Ous.‏ بارمعھ وفصاحتی شامل ودصر 

171, fol. 654», 1. رو‎ the concluding chapters in this copy 
being arranged in a different way. 

The present MS. is not dated ; it may, however, be 
old, upwards of 200 years. There are several lacunas, 
which, happily, are filled up in the other copy, Ous. 
LO; Lyx: 

Ous. 284. Between ff. 136 and 137, corresponding to 
Ous. 170, ff. 2040-20 1. ۰ 

Ous. 285. Between ff. 435 and 436, corresponding to 
Ous. 171, fol. 6114, 1. 6 tol. 3 ab infra, 

Ibid. Between ff. 338 and 339, corresponding to Ous. 
171, fol. 6135, 1. 3 ab infra to fol. 6144, 1. 6. 

Ibid. On ff. 477, 478 there are several minor la- 
cunas, where the copyist has left blank spaces. Appa- 
rently that MS., from which he transcribed, was not 
completely preserved. Similar blanks he has left on 
fol. 2, 1. 4, and fol. 34, 1. 2, where the scribe of Ous. 170 
(fol. za, 11. 7, 8, and fol. gb, 1. 3) has not been as con- 
scientious, filling up the line and thus disguising the 

The first volume, ff. 1-228"; the second, ff. 228-479" ; ll. 23; 
small Nasta‘lik ; size, 103 in. by 6۲ in. (OUSELEY 284, 285.] 

The same work. 
Contents : 
No. 170. Fol. gb. The time of Abi Bakr. 
Fol. 992. The time of “Umar. 
Fol. 261». The time of ‘Uthman. 
No.171. Fol. 338. The time of “Ali. 
Fol. 617. History of Hasan. 
Fol. 6412. Death of Hasan. 
Fol, 654>. Death of Husain. 




on fol. roob, 1. 19) the Ta'rikh-i-Ibn A'tham Küfi, 
i.e. the well-known Kitab-i-Futih (comp. Nos. 124, 
125, and 126). 

د در ails,‏ سال صد و سی وې جم از رحلت Beginning:‏ 
حضرت سید البشر علیه و علی آله iz İİ‏ من UM‏ الاکبر 
yp.‏ سال a‏ 

Ff. 101, ll.30; Nasta'lik; size, 12in.by7?in. (TH. Hype 39. 

TI. History or MuHAMMaAp, THE KHALİFS, 


Kitâb-i-Futâh فتوح)‎ OLS), 

History of Islâm from the death of Muhammad till 
that of Hasan, Husain, and Mulâwiyah, and Yazid's 
succession, A.D. 680, relating the external aggrandize- 
ment, as well as the internal struggles between its 

Fol. 3b. The time of Abi Bakr. 

Fol. 70%. The time of ‘Umar. 

Fol. 176b. The time of ‘Uthman. 

Fol. 228>. The time of ‘Ali. 

Fol. 442. History of Hasan. 

Fol. 463%. History of Husain, homage to Yazid. 

The Arabic original is composed by Abi Muhammad 
Ahmad bin A'tham Alküfi احمد بن اعشم)‎ sos? ابو‎ 

۱: see fol. 32, 1. 5 abinfra; fol.3b,1.15; fol. 3975); 
the first part (fol. 3, 1. 158-494, 1. 3 ab infra) was trans- 
lated into Persian by Muhammad b. Ahmad Almustaufi 
Alharawi (fol. 3», 1. 3; fol. 49», 1. 4) after ۸۰۲۲, 596= 
A.D. 1199, chiefly encouraged and assisted by a noble- 
man of Khwârizm and Khurâsân (fol. 2a, 1.13; fol. 
49>, 1. 1), whom he loads with epithets without giving 
his name; the names of other friends of his he enume- 
rates on fol. 32. The whole remaining part was translated 
by Muhammad b. Ahmad b. Abi Bakr Alkatib Alma- 
barnabadi (see fol. 49, 1. 21; fol. 2, 1. 4, this latter 
passage is corrupt, likewise in Ous. 170, fol. 24, 1. 8). 
He states in a special report, on fol. 494-500, that 
Almustaufi died (fol. 49>, 1. 13), that he was asked to 
complete the work on different principles, viz. simpli- 
fying the style and omitting a great deal of the poetry 
of the Arabic original (see fol. 50%, Il. 6-8), and that he 
continued the work where Almustaufi had left it. Title 

فلع کرد ae‏ د معمد بن احمد : of his translation‏ 
الکاتب از فتوح اعثم کوفی )> الله قصه هلقام دن للرث 
(fol. 50°). .‏ 

H. Khalfa mentions this work, its author and first 
translator, in two places: iv. pp. 380 and 385. In the 
former he states that Abü Muhammad wrote his work 
A.H. 1003=A.D. 1594, which isa very strange mistake. 
Of the translator he does not give any date. 

Almustaufi relates in the preface (fol. 2», 11. 10 sq.) 
that he met with his generous protector A.H. 596= 
A.D. 1199, and accompanied him to Züzan, a district 
between Harât and Nishâpür, after which he began with 
his translation. 

A third indirect date we have in the Nigâristân, of 
Kadi Ahmad Alghaffari (comp. the Jahân-ârâ, No. 98), 


of the Pâdishâh Muzaffar-aldunyah wa aldin Sa'd bin 
Zangi Atâbeg, the patron of the great Persian poet 
Sa'di, began at Abarküh «(ابرقوه)‎ A.H. 612=A.D. 1215, 
at the request of this prince, to translate the prin- 
cipal contents of that Arabic Siyar into his native 
tongue, and dedicated = work, which is ترجمه یز‎ 

to‏ رترجمة so, or Ay‏ سیر النبی 
his lord and master; see ie preface on ff. aan begin-‏ 
It is‏ ت وجود آثار قدرت اوست ال ning:‏ 

divided~into the following thirty babs (comp. the 
index, ,فهرست کتاب‎ on ff. 6b—r1>) : 
در نسب پبغامبر‎ | ib, on fol. rıb (in seven faşls). 
کعبه‎ LS ,باب ۲ ۳ در تعاقب ولایت‎ on fol. 714 (styled 
here by mistake 45. Bie and consequently all the 
following headings are wrong down to the fourteenth 

© Sez در ظاهر شدن چاه زمزم دردست عبد‎ mb, 

on fol. 782.‏ 
چم (according to the HEY‏ عبد 
sUl, on fol. 823.‏ پدر پیغامبر 
on fol. 84b.‏ ,باب ه در مولد پیغامبر ما 
vb, on fol. 85b,‏ 1 در رضاع pris‏ ما 
on fol. 892.‏ ,رباب ۷ در کفالت ابو طالب پیغامبر ما 
on fol. gra,‏ ,باب با ۸ در اوصاف و اخلاق پیغامبر ما 
on fol. 94.‏ ,باب ٩‏ در تقدیم قریش پيغامبر مارا 

باب ۴ در حکایت ئي لا 

İH, on‏ ۱۰ در خبر !۱ بازدادن اخبار )29-4 و رهبان صا نصاری 
fol. ۰‏ 

on fol. 1068.‏ ,باب ۱ در مبعث پیغامبر ما 

57 .101 ده ,باب ۱۳ در اسلام حمزه رضی ei‏ 

میان پيغامبر وؤساء قريش 
On fol. 1 ۰‏ ررفته اند 

,داب 1۱۴ ۴ در هچرت صعابه Lİ)‏ الله عنهم wl‏ حیشه 

on fol. 1414, 

5 ماعافا 

باب ٥١‏ > رای بي پیغامبر ما باب ۱۰ در وفات خدنجه 
رضی alll‏ عنها باب ۷ در رفتن سیّد علیه السلام yi?‏ 
TAB Clb‏ ۱۸ سرت دادن NE‏ وت ر ! بر JBL‏ 
(in three fasls) All the headings~ from bab 15 to 19‏ 
are missing in the text.‏ 

5 در eğ‏ کردن پیغامبر ما lst‏ مدینه 
This bab is found on fol. 2024 after the 24th bab, and‏ 
wrongly headed the 22nd.‏ 

ob, on‏ ۲۱ در عداوت pals‏ کردن بهود با پیغامبر 
fol. 1762,‏ 

باب ۲۲ د ر مناظرات و مجادلات يهود و نصاری و منافقان 

b, on fol. 1784 (in both headings, 21 and 6‏ پیغامبر 
number of the bab is wanting).‏ 

on fol.‏ ,باب ۲۳ د ر مناظرة نصاری تجران (با) پيغامبر ما 
(wrongly headed the 25th bab in the text; all the‏ 1818 
following headings are likewise wrong).‏ 

The end of this copy is different from Ous. 285: وفردا‎ 
ویاری تاکن ای بار‎ SUN او باشد اورا مدد‎ sail, روز‎ 3S 
و‎ gee وو باش‎ 

تما شد کتاب شرح Colophon : Retin‏ 

On fol. 6ga the second translator is called بن‎ tes 
بکر الکاتب امابرتابادی‎ el راحمد بن‎ where Ous. 4 
has the reading ssbb UI. 

On fol. 69» the first translator is called بالره واجی‎ where 
Ous. 284 gives the reading .لداومى‎ Both ways of 
reading are, no doubt, corruptions “tor الهروی‎ “Alharawi, 
as Morley (Descr. Catalogue, p. 16), Rieu (p. 151), and 

C. Stewart (p. 8) have found in their copies (comp. 
also No. 126). 

This copy seems to have been written by “Abd- 
alrazzik, who copied Ous. 53, 166, ete. 

The first volume, ff. 1- 336 ; the second, ff. 337 an 
modern transcript in Nasta'lik ; size, 8 in. by 7? 

Or. ire, 171.) 

Another defective copy of the same. 
The text of this copy is throughout rather different 
from the preceding ones; likewise the beginning, which 

runs here thus: اللك القدیم اتان الکریم‎ Gİ) al 
FIL الباطن ومو‎ at 3h ye الروف الرحیم‎ 
الوصوف باوصاف نك‎ aise خير خلقه‎ de elie ge 
الرضا و‎ gle التعلین‎ alert, و علی آله‎ poke Gl لعلی‎ 
ات‎ sls حقیر افعف‎ paid التسلیم بعد هذا میکوید‎ 
7 القوی معمّد بن احمد الستوفی الهروی که چون مذت‎ 
My ee 3 جوانی و کهولت در خدمت اکابر وقت‎ 
ال‎ sel انیده‎ 1,35 (comp. Ouseley 284, fol. 24, 1. 5). 
The time of Abi Bakr on fol. 25; of ‘Umar on fol. 
44°; of ‘Uthman on fol. 151 (by a mistake the same 
heading is written on fol. 122»); the beginning of ‘Ali’s 
time is not to be found, in consequence of a great lacuna; 
the death of Hasan on fol. 3352. At the end there are 
some leaves wanting; ff. 3-7 are misplaced, the right 

order being this: 2, 6, 4, 5, 3, 7. There are lacunas 
after ff. 174 and 176. 

11 15; 

Ff. 352, بل‎ 23; Nasta'lik; ff. 175-228 supplied by another 
hand; size, و‎ in. by 53 in. (FRASER 111. 

Tarjuma-i-Siyar-alnabi (ترجمة سیر النبی)‎ 
A rather defective copy of the Persian paraphrase of 
Muhammad ibn Ishak Almuttalibi’s biography of the 
Prophet, written in Arabic, and styled النبی‎ yes. The 
author of this Persian adaptation was then travelling in 
Syria, and going to visit Jerusalem, when he heard of 
this valuable and important Arabic work. Consequently 
he went to Egypt, and there, in the Meili of two of the 
most famous Kadis, اما الدین ادن حیّان‎ and امام‎ 
,اين معلی‎ he got acquainted with that book. After 
having returned to Persia, he entered into the service 

73 HISTORY. 74 

This note shows—(1) that this MS. (at least that part 
from the beginning till the end of the second book) was 
derived from a copy which was corrected and revised 
by the author himself, a.u. 866, the first Rabi'— 
A.D. 1461, December; (2) that, in consequence, this 
same portion was composed before A. H. 866 (see quite 
a contrary statement in Rieu i. p. 149). 

Book 111 on fol. 205», History of Muhammad from 
his fortieth year till the flight to Madinah, in five 

The copyist has dated this volume A, H. 1٥٥٥ه,‎ Dhü-al- 
ka‘dah=a.H. 1612, January. 

Book [Vin No. 365 (fol. 3014). History of Muhammad 
from the flight till his death, in fourteen chapters. 

This book is dated A. H. 1021—A.D. 1612. 

Conclusion on ff. 4492-4818 On the miracles of 
Muhammad. This part is dated from the beginning of 
Dhü-alhijjah A. A. 10201, . The whole has been written 
by Bâki Muhammad b. Nar Muhammad b. Mir Muham- 
mad Andakhüdi in Bukhârâ. On the first page of 
No. 363 is stated (by the same hand), that this copy 
was made by order of one اغلان‎ \ (Bairâm 
‘Ali Oghlan); in this note the copyist gives the 4th of 
Dhü-alhijjaha.H. 1021 as the date when the whole copy 
was finished. This MS. seems to have belonged to the 
emperor Muhammad Shah, as a seal on fol. 481 bears 
the name شاه پادشاه غازی‎ aise. 

The whole MS. has numerous marginalia ,(حواشی)‎ 
collected by one علاء الدین الد دن العراقی‎ pe 
at the order of “Abd-al'aziz Bahâdurkhân, مه‎ finished 
in the royal library at Bukhara, a. 1. 1083, 28th of the 
second Rabi'—A,D. 1672, August. The glossator gives 
an account of his work and a review of his sources on 
ff. 481۲ and 4822. 

No. 363, ff. 1-154; No. 364, ff. 159-296; No. 365, ff. 301-482; 
ll. 29; Nasta'lik; the first two pages of No. 363 are most richly 

illuminated, and every volume and book has an illuminated 
frontispiece ; size, 14} in. by 8} in. (OUSELEY 363-365.] 

Another complete copy of the same work, in four 
Contents : 

A detailed index of the whole work in No. 164 
(fol. xb), beginning: الد لله رب العالین والصلوة علی‎ 

رسوله سيّد الرسلین stat‏ و علی ele, ST‏ اجمعين 

بدانکه کتاب معارج النبّوت فی مدارج الفتوت di‏ 
بک کم : Preface in No. 164, fol. 19>, beginning‏ 

Nİ وص اطباق‎ le. 
Introduction in No. 164, fol. 29>. 
Book I in No. ışı (fol. 1). 

Book 11 in No. 152 (fol. 15). 
Book 111 in No. 152 (fol. 138°). 
Book IV in No. 153 (fol. 1»). 

Conclusion in No. 153 (fol. 382°). 
Ff. 41 and 49 in No. 164 are left blank, but only in 

1 Probably a mistake for 1021, 

yak باب ۲۴ در مغازی‎ (comprising twenty-seven 
Ye or battles), on fol. 4 

باب re‏ در وفود عرب و آمدن ایشان باختیار خود باسلام 
(this bab seems to be‏ وماجراهاء yel‏ با yaş‏ 
entirely wanting in this copy).‏ 

pe‏ وداع که بیغامبر علیه السلام کرده است 
on fol. 215P.‏ 

باب ۲۷ در فرستادن پیغامبر علیه السلام لشکرها را 
on fol. ۰‏ رباطراف بلاد 

ya) وفات‎ ۲۸ Ob, on fol. 2202. 
ابو بکر صدّین‎ (both headings are missing in the text). 

,باب ۳1 

Copied A.H. 936=A.D. 1529, by Sayyid Mahmüd 
bin Sayyid Makü (مکو)‎ bin Sayyid Muhammad alhu- 

Ff. 228, ll. 13; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; the first page and 
likewise the last twenty or thirty are very severely damaged ; 
size, 101 in. by 63 in. [WALKER 96. 


.(معارج yil‏ فی مدارج الفتوت) Ma'ârij-almubuwwah‏ 

A comprehensive biography of Mukammad, com- 
posed by Mu‘in Miskin (H. Khalfa v. p. 608, Mu'in- 
aldin bin Muhammad Amin Alfarahi Alharawi Miskin). 
According to a note on fol. 204» (see the following) the 
author wrote one part before A.H, 866=A.D. 1461. 
C. Stewart, p. 22, states that he died A.D. 1486= 
A.H. 891; but a more correct date of his death is 
given by Rieu, i. p. 149, A.H. 907 =A.D. 1501; comp. 
also J. Aumer, p. 100; on the Turkish translation, 
Fleischer, Cat. Dresd. No. 385, and G. Fliigel 11. p. 391. 
Beginning : نستعین رثنا‎ Wy الرحمن الرحیم‎ sl — 
من لدنك رحمة ومیی لنا من امرنا رشدا حمدی که‎ Ll 
op. cht اطباتی فلکی بنقوش تقریر آن‎ lk) idle 

The book is divided into a preface, an introduction 
(sete), four books (ES); and a conclusion (خاتمه)‎ 

Preface in No. 363, fol. ۰ 

Introduction on fol. gb. On the praise of God, on 
prayers, on God’s qualities, ete. 

Book I on fol. 65>. On the Nür-i-Muhammad and 
its transmigration through the former prophets into 
Muhammad, in eight chapters (OL). 

Book ILin No. 364 (fol. 159»). History of Muhammad 
till the time when he received the revelation (his 
fortieth year), in seven chapters (OL). 

At the end of the second book, on fol. 204», we find 
the following note: وهذا اسر اون الثانی من الکتاب‎ 
الوقاب نظر فیه جامع‎ A وسیتلوه الرکن الثالث بعون‎ 
الکتاب وأصلع ما اطلع علیه من سقطات قلم الکاتب بعون‎ 
الله تعالی من اوله الی آخره العبد الضعیف خادم معبی‎ 
یوم الدین‎ cdl وسلم ومتابعیه‎ sole الله صلی الله‎ Jy) 
سنۀ ۸۰۰ معین مسکین جاوز الله عن‎ İŞİ ery فی شهر‎ 
.سیّاته +عرمة نبیّه عليه الصلوة والسلام الخ‎ 


yak در بيان عدد ازواج و سرارق‎ ١ ,فصل‎ on 

fol. 315.‏ 
لر ol‏ 153 در ذکر اولاد دمخمیر 
on‏ رفصل ۳ در بیان فضادل آن سرور و تعداد معجزات او 
fol. 3382.‏ 
.3558 ده ,فصل ۴ دربيان اوصاف ağ‏ اواخر واوائل 
jos, on fol. 359».‏ © در بیان عبادات yi‏ سرور 
on fol. 3684.‏ ,فصل 1 در بيان elle‏ سید سادات 
jes, on fol. 3828.‏ ۷ در بیان *خصوصات پیغمبر 
فصل ۸ (ششم instead of‏ هشتم (there must be read‏ در 
ذکر giz‏ و موالی و مراضع Shey‏ و کتاب و رسولان و 
on fol. 386%‏ ,مودنان و شعرا و حارسلان پیغمبر 
Sell‏ 11 الذی من علی الوستين اذ بعث Beginning:‏ 
No date. On the fiy-leaves at the end there is a‏ 
وظاتف مسبعات short tract written by another hand,‏ 

Ff. 393, ll. 23; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, gz in. 
by 6} in. (Cars. B. 6.J 


The same, 

Another complete copy of the same /irst book of the 

Contents: First bib on fol. 4>; second bab on fol. 
32b; third bab on fol. 240%. Fasl I on fol. 240°; 11 on 
fol. 253P; 111 on fol. 2585; IV on fol. 273P; Von 
fol. 277P; VI on fol. 2852; VII on fol. 2988; VIII 
on fol. 3022. 

No date. 

Ff, 308, ll. 27; Nasta‘lik; small illuminated frontispiece ; 
size, 108 in. by 6 in. (Caps, B. 1.) 


Fragment of the same. 

This copy contains only the first bab (Muhammad’s 
genealogy, on fol. 62) and the first half of the second 
bab (Muhammad's history, on fol. 47») down to the 
report of the events of A.H. 5=A.D. 626: در ذکر و قاد‎ 

pale از هچرت رسول‎ est سال‎ It break off with the 
words, من خوارترم از زنان پس حضرت بسرش‎ öz ia 
Dallas ر فرمود‎ corresponding to Caps. B. 6, fol. 155°, 
1. 20. 

This copy seems to be collated throughout ; it is not 

Ff. 203, ll. 18; Nasta'lik; size, 9? in. by قح‎ in. 
(OusELEY 220.] 

Raudat-alshuhada .(روضة الشهدا)‎ 
A detailed history of the martyrdom of “Ali's family, 
especially of Hasan and Husain, composed in a very 
flowery style by the celebrated author of the Anwar-i- 



the former place a lacuna is found. The transcriber of 
the greater part of the work was Muhammad Sharif 
of Kashmir. 

No. 164, ff. 182; No. 151, ff. 230; No. 152, ff. 291 ; No. 153, 
ff. 461; 11.17: Nasta'lik, by the same hand in the last three volumes 
(except No. 153, tf. 200-359 and 381°-461*); the first volume 
copied by another transcriber; size, (No. 164) gin. by 5 in., 
(Nos. 151-153) 92 in. by 5¢in. (FRASER 164, 151, 152, 153.] 


Another copy of the fourth book, and the conclusion 
of the same work. 

کر چهارم در ذکر همجرت آنعضرت صلی Book IV: abil‏ 
oot‏ کد ell‏ رین مشتمل است د سنا بات 

Beginning of the first fasl of the first bab of this 
book : الله علیه‎ de علمای فن = سیّد البشر‎ 
a vi .وسلم چنین آورده اند ک چون جماعت‎ 

Conclusion on fol. 347%: کتاب 3( معچزات‎ Lil 

بدان oll Oy‏ بنور الایمان ونصرك بنور Beginning:‏ 
الاحسان که مقصود از عالین و از ابداع فریقین a‏ 

This copy was finished the 4th of Safar, ۸۰1۲۰ ۲ 162 ح<‎ 
A.D. 1749, 24th of January. 

Ff. 451, ll. 17 (the last seven pages supplied by another hand, 
ll. 19); Nasta‘lik ; size, 11 in. by 5? in. (WALKER 105. 


.(روضة الاحباب) Raudat-alahbâb‏ 

Part of the history of Muhammad, his family, com- 
panions, and followers, completed by ‘Ata-allah bin 
Fadl-allâh Jamâl-alhusaini (see fol. rb, Il. 11 and 12), 
A.H. goo—A.D. 1494, and dedicated to Mir “Ali Shir, 
It consists of three books (مقصد)‎ : 1. Biography of 
Muhammad; 2. History of his companions ) l); 
3. History of the disciples of the companions .(التاحعوي)‎ 

This MS. contains only the first book (> مقصد اول‎ 
,(سيرت حضرت رسالت‎ consisting of a mukaddimah, 
three bibs, and eight faşls. Comp. H. Khalfa ii. 
Pp. 495; W. Morley, p.15; C. Stewart, p. 21; Cat. des 
MSS. et Xyll. p. 298; B. Dorn, Das Asiat. Museum, 
p- 348; G. Fliigel ii. pp. 368 and 369; Rieu i. p. 147. 

ei‏ در بيان ابتداء آفرینش و آنکه اوّل مغلوقات نور 
on fol. ۰‏ رنموت آتعضرت دود 

gb.‏ .1 ده ,باب اول در بیان نسب اطهر پیغامبر 
و سلم و بیان مکان ولادت و کیفیت ات و سر نبده 
,از احوال و وقائع که در مت حیوة آن سرور Gy‏ نمود 
on fol. ۰‏ 

باب سیوم در متهمات 5 Er‏ دن سيرت و درین 
Ob, on fol. 7‏ هشت فصل است 

77 HISTORY. 78 


The same. 

This copy is nearly a hundred years older than the 
preceding one ; finished the roth of Shawwâl, ۸.1۲ 1034 
—A.D. 1625, July 16, by Jamal Muhammad ibn Sheikh 
Mubarak of Dihli, but the khdtimah consists here only 
of a few lines (on fol. 383»). Bab I on fol. 72; Il on 
fol. 55»; 111 on fol. 828; IV on fol. 103; Von fol. 
1312; ۷1 on fol. 160%; VII ‘on fol. 176>; VIII on 
fol. 196>; IX on fol. 228>; X on fol. 337. 

Ff. 384, Il. 15; large and distinct Nasta'lik; size, g3 in. by 
52 in, [Bont, 538.) 


Dah Majlis مجلس)‎ 35). 

An extract from the Raudat-alshuhadâ, or rather an 
abridgment of the original work, differing from that in 
many respects, and also from the copy in Rieu i. p. 155. 

The first majlis on fol. 1b, os در بیان ابتلای آدم‎ 
علیهم السلام‎ ists و ذکربا‎ Cpl رو یعقوب و‎ corres- 
ponds to the preface and the first half of the first bâb. 
It begins somewhat like the original work, ای 3,5« وجرد‎ 
a ,تو دوای دل ما‎ and goes down to fol. 25%, 1, 4 in 
Elliot 313. 

The second majlis on fol. 16%, ابتلای‎ Lisl در زمرة‎ 
,یعقوب وبلای بوسف‎ corresponds to the greater part of 
the second half of the first bâb in the Raudat-alshuhadâ 
(Elliot 313, fol. 258,1. 4, to fol. 4gb, 1. 11). From the 
rest of the first and the whole of the second bab no 
extracts are to be found at all in this abridgment. 

The third majlis on fol. 35% در بيان وفات سید‎ 
des? الرسلین خاتم النبیین اشرف للاولین والاخرین‎ 
ز رسول الله‎ the fourth majlis on fol. 58%, در مناقب حضرت‎ 
Lb ز خير النسا‎ and the fifth majlis on fol. 864, در‎ 
ابن ابی طالب‎ de ,ذکر شهادت امیرالومنین‎ 6 more or 
less in agreement with the corresponding bâbs in the 

The siath majlis on fol. 112b, در ذکر شهادت حضرت‎ 
,امام حسن و در کیفعت ان‎ contains different parts 
from the sixth and seventh bâbs of the original (the end 
of this majlis corresponding to Elliot 313, fol. 168b, 

1 (۰ 

The seventh majlis on 141.38, در شهادت مسلم بن‎ 
طالب و بعضی از فرزندان او‎ tea w رعقیل‎ corresponds to 
the eighth bab in the raudat. 

The eighth majlis on fol. 176%, در ذکر بعضی از اخبار‎ 
MLSs, contains parts of the ninth bab of the raudat 
down to fol. 235°, 1. 8, in Elliot 313. 

The ninth majlis on fol. 212۳ در ذکر شهادت حضرت‎ 

alel, is an abridgment of the whole‏ حسين علیه السلا 
of the remainder of the ninth bâb.‏ 

The tenth majlis on‘fol. 260, JoLas در کر بعضی از‎ 
,امل بیت‎ corresponds to,the first faşl of the tenth bib 
of the raudat (Elliot 313, ff. 3o5b-3453,1.3). Beginning 

Suhaili, Husain bin ‘Ali alwâ'iz alkâshifi, who died 
A.H. 91O=A.D.1504; comp. Rieui.p.152. This work 
was translated into Turkish, and entitled حدبقة السعدا‎ 
by Muhammad bin Sulaiman albaghdâdi with the 
takhallus Fudüli (died .د‎ 963 or 970); comp. 
H. Khalfa iii. p. 300, No. 6648, and p. 41, No. 4456; 
G. Flügel ii. p. 378; Stewart, p. 23. The original 
Persian work, contained in this copy, is divided into 
ten chapters, and one khâtimah : 

on fol. ۰‏ ,باب اول در ابتلای بعضی از انبیا 
باب دوم در جفای قریش US iy‏ با حضرت Sow‏ 
on fol. ۰ :‏ ,الابرار وشهادت خو و سر تاه 
on fol. 778.‏ ,و علی عترته و 42355 اجمعین 
باب چهارم در بعضی از احوال فاطمه از وقت ولادت تا 
on fol. ۰‏ ,زمان وفات 
باب چم در اخبار مرتفی علئ از زمان ولادت تا هنگام 
on fol. 1198,‏ رشهادت 
باب ششم در بیان plas‏ امام حسن و بعضی از احوال 
on fol. 143.‏ ,وی از زمان ولادت تا شهادت 
باب هفتم در مناقب شاهزاده امام حسین و ولادت 
on fol. 197‏ ,وی و بعضی از احوالش بعد از وفات درادر 
باب هشتم در رفتن مسلم این عقیل بن ابی طالب و 
on fol. 1750,‏ رشهید شدن او وقتل بعضی فرزندان او 
باب نهم در yi)‏ امام حسین بکربلا و معاربه نمودن 
lack, on‏ و شهادت آن حضرت و اولاد و اقربا و plo‏ شهدا 
fol. 203).‏ 
باب دهم در و قانعی که امل بیت را بعد از واقعةٌ WS‏ 
els, in‏ شد و عقوبات مخالفان که مباشران حرب شدند 
two fasls, on fol. 305».‏ 
خاتم در ذکر SİN‏ سبطیی و slates‏ نت ۳۳ 
on fol. ۰‏ رایشان 

This conclusion is subdivided into two jake, the first 
of which contains Hasan’s, the second Husain’s descen- 
dants ; each of them consists of several faşls. 

Beginning of the whole work :‏ 
ای شردت درد تو دوای دل ها آشوت بلای تو عطای Jo‏ ما 

This copy was finished the 7th of Muharram, 
A.H. 1133=A.D.1720, November 8, by Sheikh Mu- 
hammad Zahid, the son of Haji Muhammad Fadil 
bin Muhammad Salih, an Israelite; see the colophon : 
روضة الشهداء‎ OLS سید و بنهایت انجامید‎ cule, 
فاضل‎ sos? ولد‎ sah شیر معمد‎ be? بتوفیق اللك التان‎ 
بن عمد صالے بنی اسرانیل 58 — — سک‎ 
“b p= دروز شنبه‎ ۰ 

Ff. 368, ll. 15; clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; some parts seem 
to have béen supplied by a later hand; frontispiece in green and 

red; collated throughout ; size, 92 in. by 62 in. 
> (ELLror 313.) 



Akhbâr-i-hasinah dar akhbâr-i-Madinah اخبار حسین)‎ 

The history and topography of Madinah, a Persian 
translation of Samhüdi's well-known Arabic work, 
,خلاصة الوفا باخبار دار الصطفی‎ which extract from his 
larger الوفنی باخبار دا ر الصطفی و‎ lay, was 6 
by Samhüdi himself, A. S 893 —A.D. 1488; comp. 
Wiistenfeld, Geschichte der Stadt Medina im Auszuge 
aus dem Arab. des Samhüdi, in ‘Abhandlungen der 
Königl. Gesellseh. der Wissenschaften zu Göttingen, 
vol. ix, histor.-philol. Classe, pp. 1—156; Aumer, Arab. 
Cat. p.144; A. Sprenger, Cat. Berol. No. 179; H. Khalfa 
ii, 144, No. 2302, and vi. 450, No. 14294. 

The author of this Persian translation drops his name, 
and states merely that he has made this paraphrase for 
the sake of some friends who were not sufficiently 
versed in the Arabic language; see fol. 1>: بعد‎ Ul 

ک تد ال Gr‏ ددد و 
دوستان مکرم معترم که نت رب مت وار مخت 
لو سرت : متواری د وشوق اطلاع بر اخبار قبة 
اي و حرم Side os‏ منوره بسیار داشتند 1 ن 
نیز ميثمودند on‏ در خاطر این فقبر حسته و ضعیفا 
ناتوان ph oes ٣٢-٢‏ وسیط عالم فاضل و تعریرکامل 
سید الفعضصلاء زمانه و ریس العلماء فی اوانه dy‏ حرم 
een‏ وسلم النتظم فی سل US‏ 3 
آبتول al he‏ شانها وکرم سمهودی که مستاست اخلامة 
Lgl!‏ باخبار دار الصطفی آنرا بزبان فارسی ترجمه کرده شود 

This Persian translation, like the Arabic original, is 
divided into eight chapters (0b); comp. Wiener Jahr- 
biicher, 1835, B 79 Anzeigebl. p. ۰ 

Peas), باب آول در اسمای مدينه و فضیلت آن‎ 
شریفه و این‎ tal د لست ناب"‎ ٢ 7 
,رباب مشتملست بر ده فصل‎ on fol. 4b (the third, fourth, 
fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth fasls are missing, in 
consequence of a large lacuna after fol. 8, comprising 
fifteen leaves according to the Arabic paging). 

vb‏ ب دوم در فسیلت oj‏ و فضل مسجد نبوی و آنچه 
on‏ رمتعلن است بان و این باب مشتمل است بر سه es‏ 
fol. 16%.‏ 

ما و2 om‏ در اخبار تک مدینه از مان قدیم تا وقت 
قدوم شریف ٢‏ ال dle‏ و تاه و این باب 
on fol. 33>.‏ ,بر سه se‏ است 

باب باب چهارم در بیان ن عمارت Soa‏ نبوی و آنچه متعلّق 
است نان ونان احوال حجرات ازوا اج طاهرات و این باب بر 
on fal 49۰‏ ,هفده jes‏ است 

باب > c=‏ در مساجد ذبونه \; ز مصلای As‏ و غیر آن 

وشرح مقابر مدینه و بیان eN‏ و شهدای Glo‏ 
on fol. gor,‏ رباب مشتمل بر شش فصل است 

and end of this majlis are guite in agreement with those 
in the first faşl. 'The contents of the second faşl and of 
the khâtimah in Alkâshifi's work are entirely missing 
in these extracts. 

This copy (worm-eaten in several places) was finished 
the 14th of Jumâdâ-althâni, A.H. 1118—A.D, 1706, the 
z3rd of September, in Kashmir. 

FY. 298, ll. 12; Nasta'lik; size, Sin. by 43 in. 
) 008427 App. 8.] 

A work of similar character as the Dah Majlis, and 
based, as it seems, for its chief parts also on the Raudat- 
alshuhadâ, beginning: ... ای احد قدیم وای صمد واجب‎ 

.وای قادرلم یزل ولا یزال الهی +عرمت ذات قدیمت BI‏ 

It treats of the martyrdom of prophets and saints, 
especially of Muhammad, ‘Ali, and the martyrs of Kar- 
bala, Hasan, Husain, ete. ete. It is also divided into 
several majlis : 

The first majlis is not marked at all, and seems to 
be a kind of preliminary discourse on the troubles of 
all prophets ete, since Adam. 

The second majlis contains the story of Muhammad’s 
death, on fol. 148 الرسلین)‎ a (در وفات‎ that is to say, 
the same as the third bab of the Raudat and the third 
majlis of the Dah Majlis. 

The third majlis gives an account of Fatimah and 
her death, on fol. 384 (1,2; ز(در وفات فاطمة‎ comp. the 
fourth bab of the Raudat and the fourth of the Dah 

The fourth majlis relates ‘Ali’s martyrdom, on fol. 
54۶ طالب)‎ ol مقتل امیر الومنین علی بن‎ ,3), corres- 
ponding to the fifth bâb of the Raudat and the fifth of 
the Dah Majlis. 

The fifth majlis tells us how Hasan died as martyr, 
ony 01 ۳ 1 امن حسن در‎ all مععل‎ 95) 
comp. the sixth bab of the Raudat and the sixth of the 
Dah Majlis. 

The following chapters are not styled رمجلس‎ but 
appear to be quite equal to the first five of that style ; 
viz., on fol. 1074, the story of Muslim bin “Akil bin 
Abi Talib’s death در مقتل مسلم عقیل و کتابت نوشتن)‎ 
امل عراق وارسال نمودن امام حسین مسلم را بکوفه و‎ 
(شهيد شدن مسلم‎ corresponds exactly to the eighth 
bab of the Raudat and the seventh of the Dah ( Mayle; 
likewise the following chapters on fol. 1454 قصه : سردردن)‎ 

)25 کشته شدن هفتاد دو تن and fol. 2 (Ss‏ (بشام 
Ree in their contents with the ninth and tenth bibs of‏ 
the Raudat. No title nor author's name appears, as‏ 
far as we can judge, anywhere ; and we do not know‏ 
on what authority in Sale's hand-list this book is styled‏ 

۱ طالب‎ “the enquirer after knowledge.’ 

The copy was finished the 29th of Dhü-alhijjah, 

A.H. 1058=A.D. 1649, the 14th of January. 

Ff. 192, ll. 13-14; Nasta'lik ; the first page injured ; size, 7} in. 
by 42 in. (Sare 78.] 

8 HISTORY. 82 

called زاکتاب حيوة القلوب‎ the present book he com- 
pe in Persian to render it more accessible to every- 

It is divided into a mukaddimah and twelve chapters 
(OL); but the headings of the first six only are marked. 
It was edited at Taharan, a.H. 1240 and 1266; see 
Trübner's Record, Nos. 66, 67, p. go, and Rieu i. p. 155. 

Towards the end this copy is rather incomplete, as 
there are blanks left in many places. Not dated. 

Ff. 345, ll. 21; Nasta'lik; size, 102 in. by 63 in. 

(OuSELEY 314.] 


.(مطالع الانوار فی ترجمت Matéli'-alanwar GUT‏ 

A special history of Muhammad, adding at theenda 
chapter on the four immediate successors, on the 
Umayyade Khilâfat, and, finally, on eschatology. 
The author, ‘Afifah Nür-i-kâshâni, says in the preface, 
that in his twenty-first year he became a lawyer 
according to the Hanafite doctrine ز(مذهب نعمانی)‎ then 
he applied himself to the study of the history of Mu- 
hammad. As his sources he mentions, besides Kurân, 

commentaries, Hadith, رقصص واقدی‎ yyl ,اخبار‎ a trea- 
tise of Manşür “Abhari (5), and فة‎ Al SE, 

It is divided into twenty-one faşls, the contents of 
which are stated on fol. 2a, 1 

الد لاه ال ضعیفترین تا حضرت Beginning:‏ 
رتانی عفیفه نو رکاشانی بلعه (read sab)‏ اللّه تعالی الی 
نيل SLI‏ چنین وید چون این ضعیف داعی را فیض 
.فضل سبعانی از صغر سن عنوان جوانی stale‏ ال 

Not dated. Notes on the margin show that it has 
been collated with the original. 

Ff, 116, ll. 17; Nasta'lik; size, چو‎ in. by 5} in. 
(OUSELEY 260.] 


The same. 

This copy begins immediately with the index, the 
preface being wanting : a در کیفعت‎ Js! bes 

No date. The transcriber’s name is Muhammad 
Latif bin Muhammad Sharifbeg bin Bâbâshâh Bardi 

Ff. 1-100%, ll. ود‎ ; Nasta'lik; size, 9 in. by 5 in. 72 51.] 

1 This Kitâb-hayât-alkulâb has been edited at Tabriz, A.H. 1241; 
see Trübner's Record, Nos. 66, 67, p. 99 ; English by J. L. Merrick, 
Boston, 1850. 

The Kitéb-bihdr-alanwdr was edited (single volumes) at 
Taharân, A.H. 1270, 5 1283. 

By the same author: 

Hilyat-almuttakin, Taharân, A.H. 1248. 
Hakk-alyakin, Taharân, A.H. 1241. 
Zâd-alma'âd, Taharân, A.H. 1244 (Rieui.p. 21). 
Kitâb-i-su'âl-u-jawâb, Taharân, A.H. 1247. 
Comp. Trübner's Record, Nos. 66, 67, p. 98. : 

Besides, the Bodleian Library possesses another work, ‘Ain- 
alhayât, by the same author, printed at Taharân, A.H. 1240. 

‘A collection of prayers by the same, entitled Mikbâs-almaşâbih, 

is described in Rieu i, p. 20. ۳ 

باب ششم در آبار مبارکات و عیون و غراس و صدقاتی ک 
منسودست عضرت رسالت صلی الله علیه و سم و wy?‏ 
Ob, on fol. 111%.‏ دو kes‏ است 

باب هقتم در مساچدی که متسوبست به پیغمبر صلّی 
الله علیه و سلّم که در سفرها و غزوها در آن مسچدما نماز 
on fol. 1۰‏ ,گرده اند و دربن باب سه فصل است 
باب هشتم در اودیه و Leal‏ و آطام و بعضی اعمال و جبال 
on fol. ۰‏ رمدینه و این باب بر دو فصل است 

سپاس بسیار و ستایش بیشمار Beginning: Yy‏ 

gi .حضرت رسالت‎ 
Copied A.H. ډوو‎ A.D. 1585, by Ghulam ‘Ali Hisari 
Ça سکن بیت الله البارك‎ 

A short account of this work, written by Sir Gore 
Ouseley, is found on the fly-leaf. 

Ff. 156, ll. 19; Nastalik; illuminated frontispiece; eastern 
binding with gold; size, 83 in. by 5} in. [ELLioT 362.] 


Another incomplete copy of the same. 

Beginning as above: .سپاس بسیار ال‎ This copy 
contains only the first and “second bab and the first two 
fasls of the third complete, besides that some fragments 
from the third fasl of the third bab (down to Elliot 
362, fol. 45>, last line but one), and from the second or 
last fasl of the eighth bab (from fol. 140%, 1.17, to the 
end in Elliot 362). Notwithstanding this copy is of 
great value, because all the omissions of Elliot 362 
(fasls 3-8 of the first bab) may be supplied from this. 

A note on the last page states that this work, i. e. the 
Persian translation itself, was completed A.H. 969= 
A.D. 1561-1562. The copy was finished in the month 
Dhü -alhijjah, A.A. irr (probably 1132) —A.D. 1720, 

Ff. 70, ll. 15; Shikasta; many leaves destroyed by worms و‎ 
size, 72 in. by 43 in. [WALKER 30. 


Jilâ-al'uyân العیون)‎ Ne). 

A Shi‘ah biography and history of Muhammad, “Ali, 
and the twelve Imams, by Muhammad Bâkir b, Muham- 
mad Taki, the famous author of many religious and 
ethical works, both in Arabic and Persian, who was 
born A.H. 1038=A.D. 1628, completed this work 
A.H. 1089=A.D. 1678, and died A.H. 1110=A.D. 1698; 
comp. Rieu i. p. 154 sq. and p. 20. 

Beginning: بی مثل وانباز سزاوار خداوند بی‎ yil 
The author relates in the preface, on fol. 68, that 
before this he composed two works on the same sub- 
ject, اکا +عار الانوار‎ in Arabic, and an extract of it, 

MSS. 84 


(تأريے جهانکشای) Ta'rikh-i-Jahânkushâi‏ 

The rare and valuable history of “the Moghul em- 
peror C’ingizkhan and his successors, entitled Ta'rikh-i- 
Jahânkushâi (the chronicle of the conqueror of the 
world), and composed by ‘Ala-aldin‘Atamalik bin Baha- 
aldin Muhammad aljuwaini, who was born A. H. 624 or 
625 and died ,ده‎ 681, the 4thof Dhi-alhijjah=a.p. 1283, 
5th of March; comp. Rieu i. p. 160; Elliot, History of 
India, ii. p. 384 sg.; G. Flügel ii. p. 178; H. Khalfa 
ii. p. 685, No. 4353; Not. et Extr. ii. p. 383 sq., and iv. 
p. 698; Fundgruben des Orients i. p. 220 sq.; Quatre- 
mere, Histoire des Mongoles, pp. Ixvii and 169 (note 39). 
This copy seems to be much more complete than Flügel's, 
for it begins with C'ingizkhân's accession to the throne, 
A.H. 599=A.D. 1202, and goes down to A.H. 655= 
A.D. 1257 (this is the last date which occurs, see fol. 
171», 1. 21). Like Fliigel’s, it is divided into three 
books or mujallads, the jist beginning on fol. 1b: 
سپاس و ثنا معبودی را که واجب الوجودست مسچودی کد‎ 
.وجود او واهب انوار عقل الخ‎ 

ذکر مبداء دولت سلاطین خوارزم The second, entitled‏ 
درکتاب on fol. 68b, beginning:‏ ,نار الله بر همنهم 
.«مشارب التچارب که FAD‏ ذبل تچارب Jİ‏ 
سپاس و ستایش The third, on fol. 129%, beginning:‏ , 
,خدایراست SOT‏ اختران She‏ و روشنی او تابنده Fi‏ 

Good, mounted MS., concluding on fol. 172% On 
fol. 1732 there is half a page written by the original 
hand, agreeing with fol. 1709, ll. 1-15 (which is supplied 
by a later hand). 

Not dated. 

Ff. 172, ll. 21; Nasta‘lik; some leaves (ff. 155-156, 158-161, 
and 170-172) are supplied later; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 
13 in. by 8 in. (OusELEY App, 44.) 


The same. 

Another very old and good copy of the same, but 
unfortunately a little imperfect at the end, and injured 
both on the first and the last page. It breaks off with 
the words رنامزد فرمود چون بپای‎ corresponding to fol. 
1724, |. 1, in the preceding copy. 

The second book begins on fol. 923, the third on 

fol. 179». 0‏ 
.سپاس وثنا معبودی را 2 

Beginning the same : 

No date. 

Ff. 232, :ود بل‎ Naskhi; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 10} in. 
by 7 in. {Fraser 164.[ 

Ta'rikh-i-Waşsâf ,(تاریر وصاف)‎ 
A very valuable and complete copy of the five 


(معراج نامه) Mi'raj-nama‏ 

A detailed account of Muhammad's ascent to the | 

heavens, entitled ,معراج نامع حضرت رسالت پناه‎ and 
beginning : لاد لله رب العالین و العاقبت للمتقین و‎ 

الصلوة و السلام علی رسوله seat‏ و oll‏ اجمعین gire‏ 
.سید کائتات ie,‏ موجودات الم 

The author's name does not occur. No date. Copied 
by the same Muhammad Latif bin Muhammad Sharif 
bin Bâbâshâh. In the colophon this little book is 
styled معراج‎ ve 

Ff. 100°-110, ll. زود‎ Nasta'lik; size, و‎ in. by 5 in. 
(Sexp. 51.] 

111. History or THE 11007 78 anp Târâks, 


A large fragment of a detailed history of the Moghul 
race, especially of Clingizkhan, his forefathers and 
immediate successors. It is written in a very flowery 
style, intermixed in many places with poetry; begins 
with Noah’s son Yâfet on fol. 18, ذکر بافث بن نوح علیه‎ 
ز السلام و اعقاب ایشان‎ and breaks off in the account 
of the death of Uktâikhân, who reigned A, H. 624-637 
=A.D. 1227-1239. 

In order to facilitate the identifying of this anony- 
mous work, we quote here some of the chapter- 
headings : 

om fol. 20‏ ,85 ولادت اغوزخان و احوال او 

on fol. rob,‏ رذکر آلانقو وس رگذشت او 

on fol. 5‏ ,ذکر احوال بیسوکی بهادر وولادت چنگیزخان 
(the history of Cingizkhan comprises 150 leaves).‏ 

on fol. ۰‏ کر وفات چنگيزخان 

on 101. 7 ۰‏ ,$225 احوال سلطان جلال الدین 

on fol. 1768‏ رذکر سلون پادشاه جهان اوکتای فاآن 
(the history of this successor of C'ingizkhân goes down‏ 
yp‏ وفات to the end of the fragment; the last chapter,‏ 
begins on fol. 2264).‏ رچغتای خان واوکتای خان 

ذکر eo‏ بن نوح ۳ : of this fragment‏ 
الصلوة و السلام قهّار شدید الانتقام تمام Sy‏ زمین_از 
.اوساخ uals‏ مشرکین الخ 

پذر :>21 Beginning of Cingizkhân's history on fol.‏ 
چنگیزخان بیسوکی زر بر مر رت رب 3 
چون «تقذیر ملك دیان نودت ابالت و پیشوای بعمی ازقوم 

3 > Baye» نيرون و قبيله قیات باو رسید‎ | sections or volumes (gis) of the الامصار و تزجية‎ iye 

that is, the history of the Moghul Sultâns from‏ ,الاعصا 
Hulâgü to Abi Sa'id, commonly styled Ta’rikh-i-‏ 
Wassaf, and composed by Khwâjah “Abd-allâh bin‏ 
Fadl-allah Wassaf. The first four volumes, comprising‏ 

An excellent copy, with vowels throughout. 

Ff. 235, İl. 19 ; Nasta'lik ; size, ر‎ in. by 7 in. 
(Tu. Hype 31. 

85 HISTORY, 86: 


A large and well-preserved fragment of an anony- 
mous history of the Moghul race, beginning with Hulâ- 
gükhân's death, A. H. 663—A.D. 1265, and going down 
to the end of the sixteenth year of Shahrukh’s reign, 
A.H. 823=A.D. 1420, which appears to be at the same 
time the date of the composition of this incomplete work ; 
see fol. 1676, 1 8: حالا که تأریخ هچری بهشتاد و بیست‎ 

__ Beginning: Huss لم‎ less بعد از ممالك عراق‎ 

The history of Timür's reign fills ff. 86b—royb, 

This fragment concludes, on ff. 168b-1733, with a 
short geographical appendix, containing a description 
of Transoxania and its principal cities (the first of 
which is Bukhârâ). 

No date. 

Ff. 173, ll. 25; excellent Nasta'lik ; size, ډو‎ in. by 5Sin. 
(FRASER 155. 

Malfüzât-i-Timuri (650.5 .(ملفوظات‎ 

Abt Tâlib alhusaini al'aridi's Persian translation of 
Timür's autobiographical memoirs, originally written 
in the Caghatai language, and otherwise called Tüzuk-i- 
Timuri, or Tüzukât-i-Timüri, made between A.H. 1038 
and 1047 —A.D. 1628 and 1637; comp. Elliot, History 
of India, iii. p. 389 sq., and iv. p. 559 sq.; Rieu i. 
p-177 sq.; W. Morley, pp. 95 and g6. This copy is 
styled on the fly-leaf, تزلا تیموری‎ bem; and in the 
colophon simply تیموری‎ 935. Like both copies in the 
Royal Asiatic Society, those in the East India House, 
and several in the British Museum, this is also imper- 
fect and defective, containing : 

The Persian translator’s preface on fol. rb, beginning : 
کریمه ات جعلناك‎ ET حمد بلیغ سبعانی را که بمقتضای‎ 
خليفة فی الارض عنقای بقای سلطنت صاحبقرانی را ببال‎ 
Ji Just 
© Account of the omens of Timür's great future, on 
fol. 2b, and 

Timürs memoirs, unseparated from the preceding 
chapter and undivided from the beginning to the end, 
on ff, 8و وياو‎ These memoirs go down at least to 
۸. H. 798=A. D. 1395, which date we find mentioned 
on fol. 1189, 1. 11 بدشت در آمدم)‎ ٨ (درسنة‎ 

The introductory chapters of Timür's memoirs, con- 
taining his Institutes, designs, and enterprises, are 
entirely wanting in this copy, which was finished the 
tith of Shawwal, .د‎ 1179=the seventh year of 
Shah ‘Alam’s reign, A.D. 1766, March 23. The Tüzu- 
kât, or Institutes, were translated into English by 
Major Davy, and published by J. White, Oxford, 1783; 
in French translation by Langles, Paris, 1787. The Mal- 
füzât, or Memoirs (as far as A.H. 777), were translated 
into English by Major Stewart, and published by the 
Oriental Translation Fund, 1830. 

Ff. 125, ll. 17; quite modern Nasta'lik ; worm-eaten ; size, 
gz in. by 63 in. ۳ (ELLToOT 407.[ 


the history of the years A.H. 655-699=A.D. 1257— 
1299, were completed A.H. 711—A.D. 1311, and pre- 
sented to the Sultân Uljâitü 712; the fifth was supplied 
later by the same author. The last year we find quoted 
init is A.H. 718=A.D.1318; G. Flügeland Rieu give as 
date for the completion of this fifth volume A.H. 728= 
A.D.1328. The Ta’rikh-i-Wassaf has been lithographed 
in Bombay, A.H. 1269. 

Comp. on Waşşâf and his most celebrated work— 
a specimen of the highest point of excellence of which 
the Persian language is capable—H. Khalfa ii. p. 156, 
No. 2337; Rieui. p. 161 sq-; Elliot, History of India, 
iii. p. 24 sq.; Ouseley, Biogr. Nott. pp. 230-235; 
G. Fliigel ii. pp. 181-185, etc. The first volume has 
been edited and translated into German by Hammer- 
Purgstall, Wien, 1856. 

Contents of this copy: 

First volume on fol. 1, beginning : حمدو ستایشی که‎ 


Second volume on fol. 82>, beginning: الله رب‎ Je 
Di ونی کل احوال عليه معولی‎ ŞE .العالین‎ 

Third volume on fol. 145>, beginning: لله‎ cell 

.الذی خلق الانسان من LY‏ السنون ال 

Fourth and fifth volumes (not separated from one 
another) on fol. 224», beginning: ابتسم الورد بنشر‎ 
I .النسیم‎ 

This copy is collated throughout and provided with 
vowels ; besides on the margin there are many additions 
and explanations of difficult words. The first volume 
is dated the second of Dhü-alhijjah, a. H. 885 = 
A.D. 1481, February 2. 

Ff. 407, ll. 25; very close Nastalik; ff. 183-192 supplied by 
another hand; size, Loin. by 6} in. (ELLror 378.] 


Fragment of a general history of the Moghul dynasty, 
beginning with the death of Ghâzânkhân and Uljaiti’s 
accession:to the throne, A.H. 703—A.D. 1304; of the 
dynasty of the Ilkanians from Amir Sheikh Hasan to 
Sultân Ahmad ; and of the dynasty of the Sarbadarians 
from Khwâjah “Abd-alrazzâk to Khwâjah مس لل‎ 
In the midst of the last prince's reign, A.H. 767= 
A.D. 1365, this fragment breaks off. It is divided 
into two parts, the first headed thus : در بعضی از وقانع‎ 

بهنگام مرض پادشاه جهان غازانخان وبعد از وفات 
.او در خراسان روی Ye‏ 

ذکر توجه سلطان ابو The second on fol. 582, thus:‏ 
سعید بهادر خان بسلطانبٌ: وجلوس او بر مسندکامررانی 
.و سریر جهانبانی 

Beginning of the first part: چون خبر اشتداد مرض‎ 
EZ در بلاد خراسان‎ yi. 

Ff, 568b-617, ll. 31; Nasta'lik ; size, 14in. by gin. 
> : i (ELLror 377.) 


معمّد بن احمد بن ale‏ ادزستکین" للوارزمشاهی فی 
الصباح العاشر من شعبان سن öl‏ وخمسین وثمانمانة 
امچری فی بلد wipl‏ 

“Finished, by the help of the king the giver, by the 
sinful servant Muhammad b. Abi Bakr b. Muhammad 
b. Ahmad b. Muhammad . . . . Alkhwarizmshahi, 
in the morning of the roth of Shabân, A.H. 852— 
A.D. 1448, October 9, in the town of Abarküh. 
This was still in the lifetime of the author, who died in 
A.H. 858—A.D. 1454. Abarkth is a village not far 
from Yazd, the native place of Sharaf-aldin. 

Ff. 271, ll. 25; small, irregular Nasta'lik; collated through- 
out by the same hand; size, 10in. by 63 in. [OUSELEY 263. 

The same. : 
Beginning the same as in the preceding copy: حمدا‎ 
2 لا‎ 
Dated by Haji Hasan bin Muzaffar-alsharif, the oth 
of Jumâdâ-alawwal, A.H. 886=A.D. 1481, July 6. 

Ff. 349, written by two different hands in Nasta'lik ; the first 
on ff. 1-113, ll. 19; the second on ff. 114-349, ll. 23; size, 3و‎ in. 
by 63 in. (Huxr. 160. 


The same. 
This fine copy was finished the rst of Jumada- 
althâni, A. H.1105—A.D. 1694, January 28. 
Ff. 462, ll. 21; Nasta‘lik ; size, 103 in. by Gin. 
(FRASER 121.] 


The same. 

A splendid copy of the same, concluding on fol. 655», 
and dated the 17th of Jumâdâ-alawwal, A.H. 1151= 
A.D. 1738, September 2. It was made for an English 
officer .(؟ مستر کول)‎ By the same hand is added, on 
ff. 657-7842, the famous but very rare introduction of 
“Ali Yazdi to his Zafar-nâma, the ظفر نامه‎ Sodio, 
beginning: جهانداری و ابتدای نامة ظفر و‎ ze افتتاح‎ 

al بختیاری حمد وسپاس‎ . Comp. J. Aumer, p. 86; 
Fol. 695 is left blank. 

Ff. 784, ll.19; large and distinct Nasta'lik; size, 10} in. by 
63 in. [Bopt. 302.) 

Rieu i. p. 174. 


The same. 

The first words of the preface are missing ; this copy 
begins: JI طيْبة دائمة‎ öyle, corresponding to the end 
of the first — and beginning of the second line of the first 
page in Ouseley 263. On the title-page this work is 
incorrectly styled YO pb and also جهانکشای‎ pi 

Centre column, ff. 1-329, ll. 23-25; Nasta‘lik; beautifully 
illuminated frontispiece in blue, gold, and other colours, on fol. 2°; 
a large picture on fol. 1°; two vignettes (the first with the titles 
of the seven works contained in the whole MS. 345) on fol. 1% 

and the fiy-leaf before; size, 14 in. by 8} in. (ELLror 345.] 

| 1 The underlined letters stand upon a rasure. 



.(ملفوظات صاحبقران) Malfüzât-i-Şâhibkirân‏ 

An excellent and complete copy of Muhammad Afdal 
Bukhâri's revised and enlarged edition of Timür's auto- 
biographical memoirs, commenced ۸,۲۲, 1047 =A.D. 1637, 
at the command of the emperor Shâhjahân ; see fol. 3°, 
ll. 11-13; Rieu i. p. 179; Elliot, History of India, ii. 
p- 392. This amended edition comprises the whole 
life of Timür from his seventh year to his death 
(A.E. 743-807). > 

حمد افزون از شمار نثار بارگاه Je‏ الاطلاقی Beginning:‏ 

و له > 
سلاطین حقیقت آدین منور و مربوط گردانیده سپاس بیرون 
.از اتعصار سزای کبریای حضرت آتریدگاری بود 2 

Beginning of the memoirs (in the seventh year, 
A.E. 743) on fol. 192. 

The first volume goes down to Timür's march to the 
mount of Sawalik, the roth of Jumada-alawwal, A. H. 801 
=A.D. 1399, 18th of January; the second begins with 
the battle of the mount of Sawâlik ; comp. Elliot, His- 
tory of India, iii. pp. 461 and 462. 

This very correct and beautiful copy is not dated. 

First volume, ff. 297; second volume, ff. 231, ll. 15; a few 
pages seem to have been supplied by another hand; very clear 
and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 107-103 in. by 8-83 in. 

(OvseLEy App. 179, 180. 


Another copy of the same, in one volume. 

This copy goes down, like the preceding one, to 
Timür's last illness and death, and gives his last will, 
but it is not quite so distinctly and beautifully written 
as that. Beginning the same. 

Dated the 3rd of Safar, in the twenty-fourth year 
(of whom ? the emperor's name is omitted ; if“Alamgir, 
as we suppose, it would be A, H. 1091 —A.D. 1680, 5th 
of March). It formerly belonged to Major William 
Davy (A.D. 1784), and was presented by Mrs. Davy, 
as a token of his remembrance and esteem, to the Rev. 
Mr. White, Laudian Professor of Arabic at Oxford. 

Ff. 418, ll. 22; close Nasta‘lik ; size, 11 in. by 62 in. 

(Bop. 559.) 


Zafar-nama (sss ,âb). 

The history of Timür, A.H. 736-807=A. D. 1336— 
1405, composed by Sharaf-aldin ‘Ali Alyazdi and com- 
pleted A.H. 828=A.D. 1424-1425. It was translated 
by Petis de la Croix, ‘Histoire de Timur-Bee,’ Paris, 
1722; an extract in text and translation is given by 
C. Stewart, Descriptive Catalogue, pp. 234-247. See 
W. Morley, pp. 94, 95; Elliot, History of India, iii. 
۳۲. 478; Rieu 1. p. 173 sg. 

حمدا کثیرا مبارکا we‏ بوتی الك من بشاء : Beginning‏ 

تم الکتاب بعون اللك الوشاب Colophon on fol. 27 1b:‏ 

علی ه اتید دب اللامی () سه بن اى بر بن 

89 HISTORY. 90 

The end corresponds to that of the Zafar-nâma 
and the translation of Petis de la Croix. 

The MS. seems to be collated throughout ; 

First volume, ff. 1-96; second volume, ff. 97-194; ll. 19; 
Shikasta; size, 8 in. by 4} in. (OUsELEY 3, 4.] 

it is not 


A large and detailed, but anonymous and titleless, 
history of Timür's descendants and their exploits from 
the great emperor's death A.H. 807 down to A.H. 830 
—A.D.1427 (the last heading is ذکر توجه حضرت خلافت‎ 

72 .(نتاه بطرتب سمرفند‎ 
It begins, without a preface, at once with the words 
درمانه بوقوع پیوست امرای ک‎ SUI حضرت انار‎ isi چون‎ 
Zl ملك 9 > نور الدین‎ ee ,بودند‎ and is 
incomplete at the end (according to a Persian note on 
fol. 12 there is wanting only one leaf). Neither a title 

nor an author’s name is found anywhere. On fol. 44ob 
begins a second part, containing the events of the year 
830: Sole سنء ثلائین و ثمانمانة‎ Salli, an SS 
جلائل نعم رتانی و غرائب منم سجعانی الم‎ Slee .شد» از‎ 
That this history cannot be identical with the Zafar- 
nâma-i-Timüri, as is there stated on the inner side 
of the binding, or with any other Timürmâma (see this 
title on fol. 19), is sufficiently proved by its beginning 
with Timir’s death ! 

Ff. 446, ll. 17; Nasta‘lik ; size, gi in. by 5} in. 

(ELLtor 422. 

Fragment of a history of the Moghuls, the descen- 
dants of Cingizkhan and Timür. 

Ff. 22 and 83 are later additions. The present 
arrangement of the leaves is wrong, but we have not 
been able to make out the right one, as in several 
places leaves seem to be wanting. 

Contents : 

Ff, 22b-429. History of the Ikhans of Persia, begin- 
ning in the reign of Niküdâr Oghlan, and ending with 
that of Abi 8:30 and the turbulent period following 
after his death, that is, from A.H. 681-747. For the 
dissolution of the empire of the Ilkhâns under the sons 
of Cüpân, Hasan Küdak, and Ashraf, see Malcolm, 
History of Persia, i. p. 445. 

There is a lacuna between ff. 35 and 36. 

Ff, 428-51». History of the Karâkhitâiyyah Sultans 
and of the Muzaffaride princes of Fars. 

Ff. gıb-72b. BED 7 of Timür and his descendants. 
This part is called باب‎ ‘the eighth chapter.’ 

After ff. 53 and 72 there are lacunas. 

Ff. 732-76. History of the immediate successors of 
Cingizkhan till Abâkâkhân. 

After fol. 76 is another lacuna, 

Ff. 778-822. Continuation of the history of Timür. 

We have not succeeded in making out to which 
chronicle these fragments originally belonged ; we can 


Another incomplete copy of the same. 

Beginning :‏ 
بنام خدائی که از نام اوست که مارا توانائی وگفت گوست 

The first part brings the history down to the capture 
of the fortress of Firüzküh (see Petis de la Croix, iv. 
p. 155). The end of this part corresponds to No. 153, 
fol. 2422. 

The second part, repeating a large portion of the 
first, contains that part which corresponds to Petis de 
la Croix, ii. p. 183 to iii. p. 403, and to No. 153, fol. 
7 و71۳‎ 1. 4, to fol. 211». 

No date. There are two different sorts of hand- 
writing, the later of which is ff. 51-82 of the first, and 
ff. 25-62 of the second volume. 

First volume, ff. 218; second volume, ff. 153; 11.25: Nasta‘lik ; 
size, 12} in. by 72 in. [OUSELEY 323, 324.] 


Abridgment of the Zafar-nâma, 

A large portion رجلد اول)‎ as it is entitled on fol. 19) 
of the plain and sensible paraphrase which ‘Abd-alsattar 
Kasim made of ‘Ali Yazdi’s flowery work, A.H. 1024 
=A,D, 1615, in the city of Ajmir, at the request of 
the emperor Jahangir, to whom this abridgment of the 
Zafar-nâma is dedicated ; comp. Elliot, History of India, 
iii. p. 479; Rieu i. p.177. The author’s name and the 
date of composition are found here on fol. 2», Il. 13 and 
15. In the preface, on fol. rb sq., the author explains 
the reason for making this paraphrase, which is enriched 
from other sources. 

سپاس و ستایش بر سزا و نيازو نيايش در Beginning:‏ 
,خور کردگار آسمان و زمین él‏ 

The history begins on fol. 32 with Timür's birth, and 
is brought down in this volume to a. H. 803; see fol. 
254>,1.16. Not dated. 

Ff. 255, ll. 21-23; Nasta‘lik, written, as it seems, by different 
hands; size, 112 in. by 64 in. {Hyver 36. 


Fathnama-i-Sahibkirani صاحبقرانی)‎ eb .(فتے‎ 

An abridgment of the Zafar-nâma of Sharaf-aldin 
‘Ali Yazdi; the difference from the original consists in 
omissions, chiefly of poetry, but also of less important 
passages in the prose part. In every other respect 
this text agrees verbo tenus with the Zafar-nâma. 

The 0 does not give his name; the title 
occurs on fol. 68, 1.12. The work is divided into a 
mukaddimah (introduction) and three makâlât, in accor- 
dance with the original. We do not find this work 
mentioned anywhere except in Sir H. Elliot’s Bibliogr. 
Index, p. 4, No. exxi. 

The preface, added by the abbreviator of his own, 

حمد وسپاس بیقیاس us‏ بارگاه LS‏ پادشاه begins:‏ 
پادشامان سزد جل شأنه وعظم سلطانه ملکی جبّار که 


Rabi‘- alawwal, a. 1. 8 1۲ ۸۰۰ 1466, October ; the copy 
itself in the month Dhü-alhijjah, A.H. 1014—A.D. 1606, 

The second part or vol. TI on fol. zıgb, beginning: 

Wis‏ حمد و ثنای dh‏ علأمی باید که ثنای ستایش 

از ضمیر 2 

History of Shâhrukh, who ascended the 6 
A.H, $oy—A.D. 1405, on fol. 2218, 

History of ‘Ala-aldaulah and Mirza Sultân Muham- 
mad, of ‘Abd-allatif and Ulughbeg, on fol. ۰ 

History of Mirza Abü-alkâsim Babar, on fol. 358°. 

Suecession of Mirza Jalâl-aldin Shih Mahmüd, 
history of Aba Sa'id, ete., on fol. 382). 

History of Sultan Husain (till a. m. 875) on fol. 

This second part is dated by the transcriber, Tâhir- 
aldin bin Jalal (the same who copied the first part), the 
21st of Muharram, A.H. ro1g=A.D. 1606, May 29. 

On ff. 4409-4419 there is found a mathnawi, entitled 

داستان محاصره کردن امیر زاده یار علی پسر امیر دولت 
سلطان سکندر ترکمان مدينة هراة | درزمان شهید الغ cher‏ 


Ff. 441, 2 coll., one in the centre, İl. 23; another in the 
margin, 11.38; besides that, there are many notes and additions 
on the outer margin, partly by another hand; Nasta'lik; no 
ornaments ; size, gz in. by 5} in. (ELLıor 238.] 


Another copy of the second part of the same work. 

The second part of the Matla'- alsa'dain, beginning in 
the same manner as in the preceding copy. 

History of Shahrukh on fol. ra; history of Ulughbeg 
and ‘Abd-allatif on fol. 1714; succession of Babar on fol. 
190; reign of Shah Mahmüd, history of Aba Sa'id, 
ete., on fol. 224>; time of Sultan Husain to A.H. 875 
on fol. 244, See Malcolm, History of Persia, i. 
p. 486 sq. 

According to the colophon on fol. 304 this copy was 
finished by Ibn Hasan Muhammad, A.H. 992, the 7th 
of Sha'bân—A.D. 1584, August 14. 

There is a lacuna after fol. 170%. To the whole 
there is prefixed by a modern hand, and written on 
different paper, an index of the headings of the chap- 
ters with references to the pages where they are to be 

11. 304, ll. 22; small Nasta‘lik; size, 9$ in. by 7 in. 
[OusELEY 203.] 


Tuhfat-i-Sâmi سامی)‎ ik). 

A chronicle of the Moghul race, preceded by a general 
history of the early prophets from Âdam to Muhammad; 
the Imams, Khalifs, ete. The last date we can find is 
A.H. 903 or 904 = A.D. 1497-1499, on fol. 263%. 
Timürs history begins on fol. 2162. The author is 
Sayyid Muzaffar of Kabul (see title and author’s name 
on fol, 1494), and he has divided his work into a 



only say that they do not belong to the following 
works : Habib-alsiyar; Khulâşat-alakhbâr; Lubb-alta- 
wârikh; Mirât-al'âlam; Ta'rikb-i-Kipdâkkhâni ; the 
anonymous chronicle, No. 97; Jawâhir-altawârikh; 
the anonymous chronicle, No. 169. At the same time 
we must add that these fragments, both as regards the 
matter and the wording, show a close affinity to Mir- 
khond's Raudat-alsafé, whence they seem to be 
excerpted. For the sake of comparison we add a 

ذکر بعض حالات ارغون piece of text, ff. 44>, 1. 8 sq.:‏ 
خان وحوادث عهد وف ارغون بسی بجوگیان معتقد بود در 
سنه ثمان وتسعین Se‏ معجونی درای وی ساخت وگفت 
که مداومت بر اکل آن مورث طول عمر است بعض اجزای 
Jul‏ وگوگرد_بود ارغون See‏ ماه از vl‏ خورد اخر جله 
بر آورد ودران جله jo‏ سعد الله یهود که !| CS‏ ما وتوف 
بود واعتبار او در عهد ارغون doy ule?‏ له رقم وزارت بنام 
او میکشیدند با یکدو کس دگر نزد او راد نداشتند ودرآن 
جوگی ویرا سه پیاله شراب ele Blas wh‏ او بان بر 

Comp. with this Raudat-alsafa, Ouseley 334,‏ .شد ال 
fol. 365, 1. 7 sq.‏ 

Fol. 22% gives a review of the contents, apparently 
taken from the fragment itself; fol. 832 contains a 
postscript of three lines, in which this book is styled 
وغریب‎ e تواریخ‎ (the same title occurs at the top 
of the first page). Not dated. 

Ff. 22-83, .لا‎ 19; Nasta‘lik; size, 103 in. by 7 in. 

[OUSELEY 280. 

Matla‘-alsa‘dain wa majma‘-albahrain السعدین)‎ 
1 j (Ye مطلع‎ 
خرن‎ yl 

The history of Timür and his descendants, composed 
by Kamâl-aldin “Abd-alrazzâk bin Jalâl-aldin Ishak 
Samarkandi, who was bom in Harât, A.H. 816= 
A.D. 1413, and died A.H. 887—A.D. 1482. He has 
brought the history down to A. H. 875—A.D. 1470, the 
year of Sultân Husain’s second accession; see Quatre- 
mere, in Notices et Extraits, tome xiv, premiöre partie, 
p-1sq.; Rieu i. p. 18r sq.; Elliot, History of India, 
iv. p. 89 sq.; W. Morley, pp. 96 and 97; J. Aumer, 
pp. 87 and 88; Catal. des MSS. et Xyll. pp. 286-288 ; 
G. Fliigel ii. p. 190. An extract is edited by B. Dorn, 
Ausziige, ete., pp. ۱۵۴۰۷۰ 

Contents : 

The first part or vol. I on fol. ıb. 

Beginning of the 
preface quite agreeing with Aumer : 

: انوا 
Lek‏ در افعتا al‏ 

History of Sultan Abü Sa'id bin Uljâitü, the great- 
grandson of Hulâgükhân, on fol. ۰ 

History of Sâhib-kirân Timür from his birth to his 
death (A. H. 736-807=a. D. 1336-1405), on fol. 19°. 

This first part of the work was finished by the 
author, as we learn from the last words, in the month 

93 HISTORY. 94 

Kazwini (fol. 2, 1. ro) during the reign of the emperor 
Aurangzib الله ملک)‎ als, fol. 3, Il. و11‎ 12), ۸.1.1068 
I118—A.D. 1658-1707, the exploits of whose ancestors 
he wished to report (fol. 3, 1.3). On fol. 49, Il. 7-10, 
he states that his work should extend from Adam to 
Aurangzib, which does not exactly correspond to the 
work itself, since it ends with a report of the death 
of Jahangir, A.H. 1037=A.D. 1627, and is apparently 
complete at the end. ‘The title occurs on fol. 4, 1. ۰ 

Contents : 

Adam and his immediate descendants on fol. 46; 
Yafet, to whom the origin of the Turkish and Moghul 
races is traced back, on fol. ga; history of C'ingizkbân 
on fol. 35; his descendants in İrân and Taran on fol. 
68>; history of Timür on fol. rogb; his descendants 
on fol. 188>; Khalil on fol. 198%; Shahrukh on fol. 
2075; Ulughbeg on fol. 2484; Babar on fol. 2493; 
Abt Sa‘id on fol. 255%; ‘Umar Shaikh on fol. 2634; 
Sultan Husain Mirza on fol. 269% In the same 
chapter there are episodes, an account of the origin 
of the Karâ-koyunlü and Ak-koyunlü, and of Muham- 
madkhân Shaibâni, prince of the Uzbegs. 

Then follows a short account of the first Moghul 
emperors of India: Babar on fol. 286%; Humâyün on 
fol. 299%; Akbar on fol. 301%; Jahangir on ff. 3049 

حمد وسپاس بیرون از Se‏ قباس مالك اللکی Beginning:‏ 
| سزاست le‏ وعظمت نعمته که فصل بهار از کتاب 

The contents of this work, which we do not find 
mentioned anywhere, seem to be very much the same 
as those of the تذکرة سلاطین چغتا‎ of Muhammad Hâdi; 
see W. Morley, p. 99. 

The present MS. is not dated; it may have been 
written during the author’s lifetime. In good preserva- 
tion throughout. 

The first volume, ff. 1-102 ; the second, ff. 103-203 ; the third, 

ff. 204-305; ll.13; Nasta'lik; size, 83 in. by 43 in. 
۲ [OUsELEY 187-189.) 



In this MS. we have to distinguish two parts : an old 
part, in small but clear Nasta'lik, ff کت‎ 10°-337>; anda 
more recent one on ff. ,راوه و د‎ in more cursive Nas- 
talik. They seem originally to have formed one work, 
but there is no immediate connexion between them. 

Part I: ۰ 

A history of the Moghul race, beginning with Adam, 
deriving the Moghuls from Yâfet, and expounding the 
genealogy and history of Cingizkhân, Timür, and their 
descendants, particularly of the Moghul emperors of 
India as far down as Muhammad Shah, A.H. 1131— 
1161—A.D. 1719-1748, with especial regard to all the 
notorious princes of this dynasty. 

The author is Hâji Mir Muhammad Salim (fol. 3», 
1. 13), who dedicated his work to Muhammad Shah 
(fol. 32, lin. pen., Abü-alfath Nasir-aldin Muhammad 
Shah). He relates in the preface (fol. 49) that he left 
his native country A.H. 1123 —A.D. 1711; first he 
went to Persia, where he was recommended by some 

preface, two sections (sJlix), ten chapters (WL), and 
an epilogue; but of this division nothing is found in 
the text; moreover the copy is incomplete at the end. 

حمد و Gls‏ سار )152( بارگاه شهنشاهی Beginning:‏ 
که دد برهاء قدرتش کلید Nes‏ 

Ff. 4۸8۲-267۳, ll. 15; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 93 in. 
by 5 in. (SeLD. 23 sup. ] 


.(ماثر الامرا) Maâthir-alumarâ‏ 

The first edition of the great biographical dictionary 
of the most celebrated Amirs, Nawwabs, nobles, etc., who 
lived during the reign of the Timirides, alphabetically 
arranged, beginning with Adhamkhân Kükah (or, 
according to the following copy, Adimkhân), on fol. 
rob, and concluding with Yusufkhân of Habash, on 
fol. 3759. The author was Nawwâb Şamşâm-aldaulah 
Shâh Nawâzkhân Shahid Khwâfi Aurangâbâdi, with 
the original name ‘Abd -alrazzâk - alhusaini (born 
A.H. IIII—A.D. 1700, assassinated A.H. 1171 = 
A.D. 1758); the compiler of this first edition (another 
larger one was afterwards edited by the author's son, 
born 1142, died 1196), Mir Ghulam ‘Ali Husaini 
Wasiti Balgrâmi with the takh. Azad (the well-known 
author of the Persian tadhkirah Khazana-i-‘amirah, 
born A.H. 1116, died 1200); comp. W. Morley, pp. 101— 
105; Elliot, History of India, viii. p.187 sq.; Rieu i. 
P- 339 ۰ 

Contents : 

Mir Ghulam “Ali, the editor’s preface, on fol. 1, 

beginning: نشینان سلطنت‎ CH حمد شاهنشاهی که‎ 
Al رتبة ولای جهانبانی‎ 
Nawwab Şamşâm-aldaulah,the author’s life, on fol. 22. 
The author's original preface on fol. gb, beginning: 
بعد عرض‎ El عباده الذین اصطفی‎ de للمد لله و السلام‎ 
مس‎ FA ١ J پس‎ pe 
میدارد فقیر عبد الرژاق للسینی للوافی الاورنگ آبادی که از‎ 
.مبادی ال‎ 
Beginning of the dictionary on fol. 108, 
the biographies of 234 famous men. 

The former owner of this undated copy was D. Forbes 
(British Museum), who collated it in ۰ 

Ff. 376,11. 21; Nasta'lik; size,12in. by 7?in. (BopL. 718.] 

It contains 


The same. 

Good, but quite modern copy. Beginning of the 
editor’s preface on fol. 7>; of the author's on fol. 14>: 
۳1 السلام علی عباده‎ 5 ws J .للمد‎ A complete 
index of all the Amirs, ete., whose biographies are con- 
tained in this work, on ff. 1-6. Not dated. 

Ff. 376, ll. 19; Nasta‘lik ; size, 112 in. by 8} in. 

(OusELEx App. 43.] 
Jawâhir -altawârikh ( .(جواهر الخواربع‎ 
Chronicle of the Tataér~race, composed by Salman 

MSS. 96 

by Husain b. Hasan (who died a. m. 840). H. Khalfa 
ii. p. 640, No. 4261, mentions a commentary on an 
extract of the Mathnawi, which is called ‘ Jawahir- 

Part TI: 

History of the Shaibâniyyah and Astarkhâniyyah Sul- 
tans of Mâwarâ-alnahr, as far down as A.H. 1123, 
imperfect both at the beginning and end. It begins 
with the history of the Khan of the Uzbegs, Sadr 
Khan b. Abü-alkhair Khan, and of Muhammad Khan 
Shaibâni, the founder of the dynasty. The first date 
which occurs is A.H. 873; the first headings, ذکر‎ 

ذکر پادشاهی and‏ پادشاهی بیع yy‏ بن ادو ye pall‏ 
خان سعید شهید ابو الفتم dos?‏ خان شیبانی بن شاه 
gle.‏ سلطان wl‏ ابو yeli‏ خان 

The history of the Astarkhâniyyah dynasty begins on 
fol. 155%, with Jâni Muhammad Khan, and ends with the 
year A. H. 1123, in the reign of Abü-alfail Muhammad 
Bahadur Khan, the son of Sayyid Subhani Kuli Khan 
(fol. 3374). 

تا دم رحلت از دست نداده در سنة هشتصد Beginning:‏ 

آسل سپرده سفر آخرت گزید al‏ 
از خواجه سرایان > وصوتی تع تل اند تا :1100 
SGT‏ افلاطون قورجی که از علامان izle‏ شریفه بود رسید: 

A very modern hand has added the conclusion on 
fol. 3384, but this does not seem to be the real end 
of the book. 

This work (part TI) has a great likeness to the $535 

: رمقم‎ described by H. Morley, p. 152. It is ex- 
tremely valuable, giving minute information about a 
period of eastern history which is comparatively little 
known. This part is collated throughout, and has a 
considerable number of additions on the margin, mostly 
by the same hand which wrote the whole. 

Not dated. Part TI was probably copied not long after 
the composition. On the first page is written دوا‎ 

.بدیعه رای شاه جهان امام 

Ff. 338, ll. rg (in the modern part, 11. 15); Nasta'lik; size, 
10} in. by 53 in. (OUSELEY 269.| 

a. Lmperors of 4 

A short account of all the rulers of India from the 
early Rajahs down to Muhammadshah (1131—1161), 
consisting chiefly of lists and tables, with a succinct 
additional text, beginning: 
دشنو زولی وفای دنیا ای شاه - مغرور مشو بدولت وحشمت وجاه‎ 

No date. 

Ff, 1-28,.11; Nasta'lik; size,gin.byölin. (Bop. 6095. 


Türânian noblemen, who had been as ambassadors to 
the court of Sultân Husain (from A. H. 1106); he pro- 
ceeded to Isfahan (fol. 4», 1. 3), to “Arabistân, Baghdad, 
Halab, Damask, Stambul; in A.H. 1128 he came to 
Makkah (fol. 52, 1. 6), and went finally to India (fol. 54, 
lin. antepen.) He several times refers to his ancestors, 
who seem to have played an important röle in the 
history of Transoxania (for instance, on fol. 1274, 1. 13; 
fol. 1484, 1. 4, etc.) 

In India he began composing this book, the title of 
which is not mentioned ; perhaps it is .سلسلة السلاطین‎ 
Comp. fol. 3, 1,۲1: Wich لکن مستور و عتجب نماند که‎ 
تصنیف وموجب تألیف این نسخه قابل التعسین سلسلة‎ 
.السلاطین سك که الخ‎ 

معارج sq.:‏ 2 .1 و6۲ His sources he mentions on fol.‏ 
ومدارج وماثر اللوك ومجمع العجائب وظفر نا والفیّه 
ورشیدی ودستور الوزا وشجرة UM‏ وعجانب الطبقات 
وجهان کشای وجهان آرا و مجمع العواریج واکبر نامه وعالم 
کيری وعالم YT‏ 

On fol. 312b is a chapter in which the father of the 
author plays an important röle in the history of Mawara- 
alnahr. Title: تشریف والد ماجد راقم اوراق بدیار‎ web 
ELC) | eer هندوستان علی‎ . The author's native 
country is, therefore, Mawara-alnahr, whence he emi- 
grated for some unknown reason. 

سپاس قدسی ماس کت در مقیاس حواس : Beginning‏ 
دقيقه شناس نیاید dle‏ را رواست وثنای بيقياس لا 
مت اس ک ES‏ ال 

uw ist‏ در ماس 

وچون قاسم خان صوبه داربنگاله ماجل )!( طبیعی End:‏ 
اعظم خان بمهابت خان قرار یافت ودر سال .شم از جلوس 
.حسنی ازدواج شاهزاده معمد راا 

Between fol. 106 and fol. 107 is a lacuna. On 
ff. 1078-108» follows another part, relating to some of 
the descendants of Caghatâi b. Cingizkhân, who ruled 
over Kâshghar and the whole of Transoxania, Tughluk- 
Timtr Khan, Ilyâs Khwajah Khan, “Adil Sultan b. 
Muhammad Khan, Kâbul-Shâh Khan, and Siyürghat- 
mish Khan; comp. De Guignes, Histoire générale des 
Huns, vol. 111, p. 319 sq. 

در ذکر پادشاهی :1072 The first chapter is on fol.‏ 
Co‏ ابوغا ye‏ بن دواچن خان بن سلطان 
غیاث الدین برائعان بن سوقرا الشهور بقرا ملاگوخان ادن 
نی تن حنتای ان دن Ula Ge‏ 

After fol. 108 there is again a lacuna; fol. وه‎ 
contains biographical information regarding an author 
of a commentary (چواهر الاسرار)‎ on the great Mathnawi 
of Jalal-aldin Rimi; his name is not mentioned. 
Comp. Elliot 334 and Walker ror, a commentary on 
the Mathnawi, called بجواهرالاسرار وزواهر الانوار‎ 66 

97 HISTORY. 98 

The history of each of these eight monarchs fills one 
kitâb, and begins after the usual phrase Jİ ,للمد لل‎ 
always with the words چنین ود دعا کر مسلمانان‎ 

ضیا برنی که آلخ 

حمد و ثنا مرخدای را اک : Beginning of the introduction‏ 
UT, Lat.‏ انبیا و سلاطین بوحی سماوی بندلان Av‏ 

The subdivisions of the last kitâb, which are found 
in the Calcutta edition, viz. eleven mukaddimât, are 
wanting, although the text runs on without interrup- 
tion; ff. 149 and 150 are left blank. Attheendofthe 
seventh kitâb is given as date A. H. 1197 =A.D. 1783. 

Ff. 232, ll. 22; written by different hands (three at least), 

partly in Nasta‘lik, partly in Shikasta; no headings marked 
throughout the whole MS.; size, 124 in. by 84 in. [ELLIoT 352. 


The same. 

This copy is much older than the preceding one, and 
written throughout by the same hand, but it is not 
quite complete, ff. 3-5 and 12-14 being left blank. 
All the headings are marked by red ink. To the 
history of each Sultân there is prefixed a genealogical 
table of his family. 

Contents : 3 

Beginning of the first kitâb تاربے سلطان غیاث الدین)‎ 
yak) on fol. 2, only one page; it breaks off with~ the 
words زاز واسطه‎ see Calcutta edition, p. 26, |, 2. 
A part of the introduction on ff. 606-1 1٥, agreeing with 
Calcutta edition, p. 12, 1. 14 to p. 23, last line. The 
first kitab continues on fol. 15%, but there is a lacuna 
between this part and the first page. The other seven 
kitâbs are complete, beginning on ff. 64>, gıb, 128», 
165, 178b, 186, and 8, 

Dated the reth of Jumada-alawwal, A.H. 1009 = 
A.D. 1600, r9th of November. 

Ff. 232, ll. 19; distinct Nasta‘lik ; size, 9} in. by 53 in. 
] ۲1۵۲ 253.] 


The same. 

According to the colopbon on fol. 14ob this copy was 
finished on the r5th of Dhü-alhijjah, A.H. و1‎ 6 
A.D. 1782, the 21st of November, by “Abd-alrazzak 
Sihâlawi سهالوی)‎ Gl! sss) in Lucknow (who is 
perhaps identical with the Munshi ‘Abd -alrazzâk, Sar- 
rishtadâr at the Civil Court of Farrukhabad, mentioned 
by Sir H. Elliot, History of India, ii. p. 386). 

Ff, 1-140, Il. 15; Nasta'lik ; size, 83 in. by 72in. (0UsELEY 51.] 


Ta'rikh-i-Mubârakshâhi مبارکشاهی)‎ sy0) 

A general history of the kings of Dihli, from 
Sultân Muhammad bin Sâm, the founder of the Ghüri 
empire (A.H. 509=A. D. 1173), down to the first years 
of Sultan Muhammadshâh, the grandson of Khidrkhan, 
of the Sayyid family, whose accession to the throne, 



Ta rikh-i- Baihaki (تاريے بیهقی)‎ 

History of the Ghaznawide -Sultân Mas'üd, son of 
Mahmüd, A.H. 421—A.D.1030t0A.H.432—A.D.1040, 
originally forming a part of the Ta'rikh-i-Al-i-Sabukta- 
gin. Composed by Abü-alfadl Muhammad Albaihaki 
between the years 448 and 451; see Rieu 1. p. 158 sq.; 
Nassau Lees, Materials for the History of India, pp. 14 
and 22 sg.; and Elliot, History of India, ii. p. 53 sq. 

The work was edited in the Bibliotheca Indica by 
W. H. Morley, Calcutta, 1862. 

Beginning: اعيان ملك بامیر‎ yb; نام که از‎ SG 
خداوند عالم سلطان اعظم ولی‎ Şa مسعود نبشتند"‎ 

a ok jhe .النعم‎ 

According to the note on fol. 32% (Ous. 53) this copy 
was finished by the same ‘Abd-alrazzik, who wrote 
Nos. 11, 105,107, 109, 11 و1‎ 113, 174 etc., A.H. 1197, On 
the 25th of the second Rabi'—a.p. 1783, the 30th of 

Vol. I, ff. 141-282; vol. TI, ff. 266; vol. III, ff. 1-32; hand- 
writing and size the same asin No.174. [OUSELEY 51-53,] 


Ta'rikh-i-Firüzshâhi فیروزشاهی)‎ 55) 

The history of Firüzshâh and “his predecessors, a 
standard work, which gives a full account of the kings 
of Dihli from Ghiyâth-aldin Balban, A.H. 664—A.D.1266, 
to the sixth year of Firüzshâh's reign, A.H. 758— 
A.D. 1357, composed by Diyâ-aldin Barani (not Barri, as 
H. Khalfa calls him, ii. p.139, No. 2271). The author 
was born about A. H. 684, and after having brought 
his work down to A.H. 758, he abandoned it, and left it 
unfinished. The history of Firüzshâh's reign was after- 
wards continued, and finished by Shams-i-Sirâj “Afif, 
who also entitled his book Ta'rikh-i-Firüzshâhi; but 
this latter work, which often is confounded with Diya- 
aldin’s, is not a mere continuation of that, but a com- 
plete history of Firüzshâh from his birth to his death. 
Comp. Elliot, History of India, iii. pp. 93 sq. and 269 sq. ; 
Nassau Lees, Materials, pp. 441-446; Manuscripts 
of the late Sir H. Elliot, in the Journal of the Asiatic 
Society of Bengal, vol. xxiii. part i. p. 237, Nos. 53 and 
54. ‘The text of Diyâ-aldin's work was edited in the 
Bibliotheca Indica, 1862, by Sayyid Ahmadkhan, under 
the superintendence of Captain Nassau Lees and Maw- 
lawi Kabir-aldin. 

Table of contents : 

A flowery introduction, containing a long disquisition 
on the value of history ( 2 تارد‎ (, and seven reasons 
for its superiority overSother branches of knowledge, 
on fol. ۰ 

Sultân Ghiyâth-aldin Balban, on fol. gb. 

Sultân Mu‘izz-aldin Kaikubâd, on fol. 492. 

Sultân Jalâl-aldin Firüz Khilji, on fol. ۰ 

Sultân ‘Ala-aldin Khilji, on fol. ۰ 

Sultân Kutb-aldin, on fol. ۰ 

Sultân Ghiyâth-aldin Tughlukshâh, on fol. 167», 

Sultân Muhammad ibn Tughluk, on fol. 179». 

Sultân Abü-almuzaffar Firüzshâh, on fol. 205». 


This copy contains the revised and enlarged edition 
of “Abbâs Khan’s Ta'rikh, by Ibrahim Batni, who 
brought the history down to A.H. 1021=A.D, 1612 
(see fol. 1579), and supplied it from the Ta'rikh-i- 
Nizâmi (that is, the Tabakat-i-Akbari, by Khwajah 
Nizâm-aldin Ahmad), and the Makhzan-i-Afghani (by 
Jahângir's historiographer Ni‘mat-allah Samani; comp. 
W. Morley, p. 74, and Dorn, History of the Afghans, 
printed for the Oriental Translation Committee, London, 
eee: see fol. 157. : 

ge. yla باه ز‎ ii بعضی مقدمة‎ We 
eli مقوله دیگر داخل درین‎ İK) مذاکر لوحانیان و‎ 
مینمود درینولا احقر العباد ابراهیم‎ yek نبوده در ادن‎ 
واسلام‎ s نظامی که او نیز احوال شیرث‎ Ga انا از‎ e 
از کتاب مغزن انغانی‎ bolo sa شاه نوشته است و‎ 
سامانی ۳ انتخاب نموده‎ alll از تص تلف نعمت‎ S 
sly این کتاب تأریج کرده باتمام‎ Jab. 

On fol. 158a begins a third book سیوم)‎ 359), although 
there is neither a first nor a ed one (nothing of 
subdivisions at all being found in the preceding part 
of the ta’rikh), Gontanine biographical notices of all 
the Shaikhs, Stfis, ete. of that time, in three chapters : 

مر شکر ارت کال و7 ند وکلک دد Dy‏ 
علم olay‏ وهدایت برافراشته طالبان را بسلوك راه حقیقت 
دلالت نموده اند اگرچه تعداد اسامی شریف ایشان مقدور 
ii. nn el‏ و تبرك خوارق عادات 
این طاثفه در Ye bar‏ 

First chapter on fol. 158> (twenty-eight persons), 
.فصل اول در اولاد سردنی‎ >>. 

Second chapter on fol. و1‎ ه٥‎ (twenty persons), فصل‎ 
> در ذکر اولاد‎ pir. 

Third chapter on fol. 2019 (eighteen persons), juss 
سسوم در ذکر اولاد غرغ شم‎ 

بعد This copy (not dated) begins without a preface:‏ 
از حمد ایزدی و صلوات علی الثبی 3 sl‏ 5 اصعابه از راویان 
Lal‏ وناقلان آثار چنان مسطور شد که چون سلطان بهلول 
در دهلی" برتخغت سلطنت جلوس فرمود ممالك هندوستانرا 
.ملوك طواتف SRS‏ و در هرشهری a‏ 

Ff. 99-107 are misplaced, the right order of the 
leaves is as follows: 99, 105, 101-104, 106, 107. 

Ff, 213, 1.12; Nasta‘lik; 

: از مشاد‎ (ete: 

size, gin. by 43 in. 
{Exxior 372.] 

The same larger edition of the Ta'rikh-i-Shirshâh, 
Another copy of the same edition by Ibrahim Batni, 

quite agreeing with the preceding one. The thir d 
book begins here on fol. 1129 (faşl I on fol. 1129, fasl II 

on fol. 138°, faşl 111 on fol. 1474). Beginning the same : 
al از حمد‎ Jd. 


A.H. 837=A.D. 1433, is related on fol. 204>, compiled 
partly from various histories (up to the time of Firüz- 
shah, 752-790), partly from trustworthy information 
and personal observation, by Yahya bin Ahmad bin 
‘Abdallah of Sirind (sic! that is, Sirhind), and dedi- 
cated to Sultân Mubârakshâh, who died A.H. 837. 
Consequently this work must have been commenced 
in the last years of Mubârakshâh's reign, and com- 
pleted under his successor Muhammad ; comp. Elliot, 
History of India, iv. pp. 6-86, where large extracts are 
given in English translation ; and Sir H. Elliot’s Manu- 
scripts in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, 
vol. xxiii. part i. p. 238, No. 59, and p. 249, No. 129. 

سپاس بیقیاس مر حضرت BE‏ للت و Beginning:‏ 
الانس رکه اساس دین اسلام از استمادت Jas‏ پادشاهان 

دل کان a‏ 

This copy was finished the 8th of Rajab, A.H. 957 ے‎ 
A.D. 1550, July 23. A lacuna seems to be before the 
last page. 

Ff. 209, ll. 13; Nasta‘lik ; size, 63 in. by 44 in. 
(FRASER 150.] 


Ta'rikh-i-Shirshâh شیرشاه)‎ 25,6). 

A history of Shirshah Sür “of Dihli (who assumed 
the title of king about A.H. 946, and died ۵, H. 952 
A.D. 1539-1545), with a short account of the events 
which preceded his reign, from Shah Bahlül's accession 
to the throne (who died after a reign of thirty-eight 
years, eight months, and seven days, A.H. 894= 
A.D. 1488), composed by order of the emperor Akbar 
probably soon after A.H. 987=A.D. 1579, by “Abbâs 
Khan ibn Shaikh ‘Ali Sarwâni. The author's name 
does not appear in the somewhat abridged preface of 
this copy, but that the work contained in it is identical 
with “Abbâs Khan’s original history, we learn from 
a comparison of its text with the extracts given in 
English translation in Elliot, History of India, iv 
p- 305 sg. Both agree with each other word for word. 
The first title of this work was Tuhfat-i- Akbarshâhi 
اک رشاهی)‎ iks); Sprenger styles it Muntakhab-altawa- 
rikh ( ال واو‎ e e) comp. Rieu 1. p. 2432; 
ue cee of India, iv. pp. 301-433; and Manu- 
scripts of the late Sir H. Elliot, p. 239, No.67. This 
copy concludes, as usual, with Shirshâh's death; the 
second and third chapters of the work (for this history 
forms only the first) are wanting. 

Beginning: yi بیچگون و ثنای خرد‎ user قادر‎ le 
رهنمای رهنمون بطون که بیدایش عالم گوناگون از حکم‎ 
zi موچودات‎ bed Yo کر‎ 

This copy was finished on Friday, the 16th of Rabi'- 

althâni, in the eighteenth year of Yı, جلوس<)‎ 
رشامعالم‎ that is, A.H. 1191 —A.D. an of May). 

Ff. 100, ll. 15; large Nasta‘lik; size, 123 in. by 84 in. 
(Error 371.] 
Ai larger edition of the same Ta’rikh-i-Shir- 


Atâlik Beglerbegi (fol. 29, I. 7-9, والدین‎ SİM معین‎ 
ند ابست ار ترا خن مد مه‎ Se 
قطب الدین‎ LEM رحمت اللك‎ dl İZA عا لا‎ 
e yide اتالیق‎ de ple ye ("حمد‎ during the 
reign of Akbar, A.H. 994=A.D. 1586; that Muham- 
mad Kuli Moghul Hişâri, a servant of that (Akbar’s ) 

court (fol. 2b, line 5, از‎ oe قلی مغول حصاری که‎ wa 
درگاه عرش اشتباه عالم پناه دود‎ yl تردن بندهای‎ 

on being ordered, translated the remaining part (viz. 
A.H. 906-935). By him, we should think, this preface 
was written, as well as the notice on ff. 231b—232b and 
other minor notes (on fol, 1254) concerning the missing 

Beginning of the preface on fol.1b: و سپاس بی‎ dom 

قیاس پادشامی را سزد که درج جواهر زواهر معانی درمعدن 
.عقول انسانی gl‏ 

— Not dated; this is probably also copied by ‘Abd- 

Ff. 232, ll. 15; a modern transcript in Nasta'lik ; size, 8? in. 
by 73 in. ) 0032787 173.] 


Waki‘at-i- Babari (واقعات دابری)‎ 

Another better known Persian translation of Bâbar's 
autobiography, by Bairamkhân's son, Mirza Khan ‘Abd- 
alrahim, who was born A.H. 964=A.D. 1557, com- 
pleted this paraphrase A.H. 998=A.D. 1590, during 
the reign of Akbar (see Rieu i. p. 244, and Elliot, 
History of India, iv. pp. 218-287), and died A.H. 
1036=A.D. 1627. 

, The beginning, هشصد و نود ونه‎ tin در ماه رمضان‎ 
J) شدم ولایت فرغانه‎ sob فرغانه‎ cad, ,در‎ 58 
pretty well with the C'aghatâi original, but is a little 
abrupt, and goes down (without preface and introduc- 
tion) from the accession of Bâbar to the throne of 
Farghâna, in the month of Ramadan (the Caghatâi 
original adds the th), ۸.1. و89‎ —A.D. 1494, June, to 
the 3rd (the Caghatâi original seems to have the 13th; 
comp. Pavet de Courteille’s translation), in the month 
of Muharram, A.H. 936=A.D. 1529, where it breaks 
off like the original, Accordingly this copy is complete 

as far as it is possible. 

End: فرستاده شد که کوالیارا با ایشان سپرده‎ )602- 
responding to p. 494 of the Caghatâi edition). 

There are small blanks on ff. 578, 75>, and 131, 
probably corresponding to those in the Caghatâi original 
(comp. the preface of Pavet de Courteille to his French 
translation, p. ix). Fol. 1242 has been supplied by 
another hand (here some leaves seem to be wanting), 
and also some small parts on different pages. This 
copy is not dated. 

Ff, 209, ll. 21; illuminated frontispiece and twenty-eight ex- 
cellent pictures, representing scenes in Bâbar's life; each page 
is surrounded with stripes of gold and various colours, besides 
that the lines of the first and second are circumscribed with 
small gold-arabesques ; a great many of the leaves injured by the 
worms; Nasta'lik; size, 12} in. by 8} in. [Etuior 19.] 




Dated in the colophon the 22nd of Jumâdâ-alawwal, 
۸۵.11. 1227=A.D. 1812, 3rd of June. 

Ff. 156, ll. 13 ; written by different hands, partly in Nasta'lik, 
partly in Shikasta; size, 7?in. by 5in. [OUSELEY ADD. 78.] 


Wâki'ât-i-Bâbari (spb .(واقعات‎ 

The memoirs of the emperor Babar, extending from 
A.H. 899-935 =A.D. 1493-1528 (not without consider- 
able intermissions), originally composed in Caghatâi, 
afterwards translated into Persian. They were rendered 
into English by J. Leyden and W. Erskine in ‘ Memoirs 
of Zehir-ed-din Muhammed Baber,’ London, 1826; 2nd 
ed. 1844, and by M. Caldecott, ‘ Life of Baber, abridged 
from the Memoirs of Zehir-ed-din Muhammed Baber,’ 
London, 1844; see “A Critical Essay, pp. 36, 58, 
Hammer-Purgstall, Geschichte der schénen Redekiinste 
Persiens, p. 372. A Latin translation is mentioned in 
“Das Asiatische Museum,’ by B. Dorn, م‎ 121; H. Khalfa 
vi. p. 420. The original Caghatâi text of these memoirs 
has been published by Ilminski, Kasan, 1857; and an 
excellent French translation of that was made by Pavet 
de Courteille, ‘ Mémoires de Baber,’ Paris, 1871, in two 

This translation consists of two different parts, which 
are wrongly bound, so that the second part occupies 
ff. 16-1602; the first, ff. ۲63-2۰ 

The first part (ff. 1632-231») comprises the years 
A.H. 899-906, and corresponds in Erskine’s translation 
to pp. 1-94, 1. 24 (‘remained in the fortress,’ در قلعه‎ 
sl), beginning: مخفی ومستور‎ ple ارباب‎ pies 2 

.نماند که حضرت پادشاه فردوس ی دت اسان JI‏ 

Then follows, on ff. 231>-232, a short enumeration 
(of the translator?) of those years not recorded by 
Babar himself. 

The second part (ff. 2, 1. 3 ab inf. to 160») gives the 
years 906-935, corresponding to Erskine, p. 94, I. 21 
(€ send off his family with his effects and people to Ura- 
tippa,’ اوراتېه فرستاده‎ wks متعلقان خودرا‎ Gleb ,(شيرم‎ 
till p. 422, line 5. 

Accordingly there is something wanting at the end 
of this copy‘ (Erskine, p. 422, line 6, to p. 425); besides 
(on fol. 125%) the years A. H. 925 to 932 (Erskine, p. 272, 
line 25, to p. 343), and the end of the years A.H. 933 
and 934 (Erskine, p. 353, line 12, to p. 382), between 
ff. 131 and 132. Vice versa we find on ff. 1014, line 7, 
till 103, after the fragment of A.H. 914 (Erskine, 
۲۰ 235), a chapter which we do not find in Erskine’s 

To the second part is prefixed a preface, on ff. اعدا‎ 
line 13, stating that the first part was translated by 
Shaikh Zain (fol. ıb, 1.1.), or Mirza Banida Hasan 
Ghaznawi Farisi (fol. 2b, line 2, میرزا بانیده حسن‎ 
ر(غزنوی فارسی‎ at the command of Mu'in-aldin Bihrüz- 
khân, a descendant of Muhammad Khân Bahâdur Beg 

1 On fol. 160> (at the end of the second part) is a note in 
the first handwriting, stating that the last portion (2-5), 
regarding the events of A.H. 935, was not found in that MS., 
from which this was copied. 

This copy was finished at Lâhür, the 27th of Rajab, 
A.H. 1049=A.D. 1639, November 23. 
Ff. 453, ll. 21; distinct Nasta‘lik; illuminated frontispiece ; 
size, 11 in. by 6} in. [Etxror 381. 


The same. 

Contents : 

Mukaddimah on fol. 32; Tabakah I (Dihli) on fol. 
16>; TI (Dakhan) on fol. 350%; 111 (Gujarat) on fol. 
384; IV (Mâlwah) on fol. 459%; V (Bangâlah) on 
fol. 518b; VI (Sharki-Sultâns) on fol. 523%, last line; 
VII (Kashmir) on fol. 528; ۷۱۱٢ (Sind) on fol. 556»; 
IX (Multân) on fol. 560%; Khâtimah on fol. 568. 
Beginning the same as in the preceding copy. 

The proper order of ff. 391-397 is: 391, 395, 396, 
392-394, 397. This copy was finished the 15th of 
Rabi'-althâni, .یه‎ 1088, the twentieth year of “Alam- 
gir's reign=A.D. 1677, 17th of June. 

Ff. 568, ll. 25; Nasta'lik; illuminated frontispiece ; the first 
two pages richly adorned ; size, 12} in. by 72in. (Bop. 297.] 


The same. 

Contents : 

Mukaddimah on fol. 32; Tabakah I (Dihli) on fol. 
162; 11 (Dakhan) on fol. 32»; 111 (Gujarat) on fol. 3589; 
IV (Mâlwah) on fol. 4282; V (Bangâlah) on fol. 485? ; 
VI (Sharki-Sultâns) on fol. 490; VII (Kashmir) on 
fol. 496%; VIII (Sind) on fol. 5278 (there is written 
wrongly طلب‎ instead of طبقه‎ in the heading); IX 
(Multan) on fol. 531%; Khâtimah on fol. 5400. 

Dated the 7th of Sha'bân (the year is missing). 

Ff. 541, ll. 25; written in a curious style of Nasta'lik, partly 
like Naskhi, and partly like Shikasta; illuminated frontispiece ; 
the first two pages adorned ; size, 123 in. by 7 in. 

(Tu. HYDE 417. 

The same. 

Arrangement of the tabakat the same as in the three 
preceding copies: Mukaddimah on fol. 2b, line 4; 
Tabakah I on fol. ga; 11 and III (unseparated) on 
fol. 63>; IV on fol. 209; Von fol. 2378; VI on fol. 
2392; VII on fol. 241b; VIII on fol. 257>; IX on 
fol. 2612; Khatimah on fol. 2652. 

Dated by ‘Abd-alkadir at Lâhür, the 2nd of Sha'bân 
(the year is likewise missing). 

Ff. 265, ll. 25-26; Nasta'lik ; the original leaves are put into 
a modern margin ; size, 123 in. by 72 in. (ELLror 380. 


The same. 

Contents, quite agreeing with those in the preceding 
copies: Mukaddimah on fol. 3>; Tabakah I on fol. 17; 
11 on fol. 351»; 111 on fol. 381b (without heading) ; 
IV-VI on fol. 456 (only the first heading, مالوه‎ sib, 
is found here); VII on fol. 5r12; VIII on fol. 541»; 
IX on fol. 546b. There is a lacuna after fol. 546, 


The same. 

Another excellent copy of the same Persian transla- 
tion. Beginning quite agreeing with Elliot ۲9, Not 
dated. This MS. came into Sir Gore Ouseley’s library 
A.H. 1204=A.D. 1789-1790. 

Ff. 379, ll. 17; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; illuminated fron- 

tispiece ; the first two pages richly adorned ; size, 11 in. by 6} in. 
(ELLror 405.) 

The same. 
This copy quite agrees with the preceding ones. 
No date. 

Ff. 133, ll. 18, with a second column on the margin, ll. 39; 
Nasta'lik; a little worm-eaten; all the headings are left blank; 
size, 12 in. by 7} in. (FRASER 140.] 


The same. 
No date. 
ceding ones. 

This copy is in all respects like the pre- 

Ff. 245, ll. 21 on ff. 1-54, ll. 25 on ff. 55-245; Nastalik, 
written by two or even three different hands (the first on ff. 1— 
23, the second on ff. 24-54; the third, resembling the first, on 
ff. 55-245); size, 12 in. by 6 in. (Bont. 341. 


Tabakât-i-Akbari اکبری)‎ wla,b). 

General history of India from the time of Sabuktagin 
of Ghazna, A. H. 367=A.D. 977, to A.H. 1002, the thirty- 
eighth year of the emperor Akbar’s reign, A.D. 1593, 
composed by Nizâm-aldin Ahmad Mukim of Harât, who 
became Bakhshi of Gujarat in the twenty-ninth year 
of Akbar’s reign, and died A.H. 1003—A.D. 1594. 
We refer for further details to Rieu i. p. 220 sq.; ۰ 
Morley, pp. 58-61; Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, p. 178 sq. ; 
History of India, v. pp. 177-476 (where a complete 
translation of Humâyün's and Akbar’s reigns is found); 
J. Aumer, p. 83 ; Stewart, p. 11, etc. ete. This work is 
divided into a mukaddimah, nine tabakat, and a khati- 
mah : ١ 

Mukaddimah on fol. 2b (دربیان احوال غزنویان)‎ 

Tabakah 1 on fol. 16> طبقع سلاطین دهلی)‎ 

Tabakah TI on fol. 26gb سلاطین دکن)‎ sib; this 
heading having been omitted here, we transcribe it 
from Elliot 379). 8 

Tabakah III on fol. 3028 (طمق گچرات)‎ 

Tabakah IV on fol. 3624 مالوه)‎ si,b). 


Tabakah V on fol. 4119 (JK sab). 

Tabakah VI on fol. 414۳ (555,5 سلاطین‎ sab). 

Tabakah VII on fol. 4209 کشمیر)‎ sib). 

Tabakah VIII on fol. 441b حکام سند)‎ ib). 
Tabakah IX on fol. 446* حکام ملتان)‎ sab). 

Khâtimah on fol. 453P وحدود ممالك)‎ Sm در بیان‎ 

سپاس رفعت اساس پادشاه حقيقى را سزد : Beginning‏ 
Jos After‏ و sic‏ نظام عالم و ضبط و ردط مهام 5 

fol. 152° two leaves are missing. 


etc. For further particulars we refer to Rieu i. p. 222; 
Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, pp. 219-2 58, where several 
extracts from this work are given in English transla- 
tion; and Elliot, History 3 India, ۲۰ 477 sg. The 
great value of this book is founded less on its merely 
historical contents, than on its full accounts of biogra- 
phical and literary materials, especially from Akbar's 
time, and very interesting specimens from the ۹76 
of celebrated poets. This history, generally known as 
بداونی‎ gi is guite different from other works of the 

same title, for instance, “Abd-alnabi’s documents re- 
lating to the Dakhan: Morley, p. 8o; Hasan bin 
Muhammad alkhâki's and Sadâsuk's general Indian 
histories : Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, Nos. xxvii and lyiii. 
Contents : 
Preface on fol. rb, beginning : نامها زذ نام‎ sash ای‎ 
de تو رواج = شاهان بدرت چو ما بديشان ىعتا-‎ 

First part on fol. 4%, divided into two tabakât, com- 
prising the dynasties of Lâhür and Dihli from Mahmüd 
bin Sabuktagin to Akbar's accession to the throne. 

First tabakah on fol. 42. The Ghaznawides from 
Mahmüd to Khusrau Malik ibn Khusraushâh ibn 

Second tabakah on fol. 172. The Ghürides and the 
following dynasties of Dihli, beginning with Sultân 
Mu‘izz-aldin Muhammad bin Sam Ghüri. The Khiljis 

on fol. 56>; the Tughlukshâhs on fol. ob; the Khidr- 
khâns on ده‎ 1049; the Afghâns on fol. 1138; Babar 
on fol. 1252; Humâyün's Pa reign on fol. 127»; the 

Sultans of re house of Sür on fol. 1322; Humâyün's 
second reign on fol. 162». 

Second part on fol. 183%, History of Akbar’s reign, 
including the biographies of Amirs, Mullâs, Kadis, 
Shaikhs, Khwâjahs, and poets of his time, with poetical 

Beginning: ws شهنشاه دوران . سک هميشة بر‎ 

.خلافت و مستد رافت متمکن باد باستصواب a‏ 

Tadhkirah of Shaikhs, Mullâs, ete., on fol. 3552; 
tadhkirah of the contemporary poets ذکر شعرای عهد)‎ 

alphabetically arranged, on ff. 430b—505>‏ اک 
(see a list of these in A. Sprenger, Catal. pp. 55-65).‏ 

Copied by Hafiz Ghulam Husain ,سیا‎ on com- 
mand of Kâdi Sayyid Wajih-aldin, and finished the 
r2th of Rabi‘-althani, A.H. 1143=A.D. 1730, 25th of 
October. The complete text of Badâüni's history was 
edited in the Bibliotheca Indica, by Maulawi Ahmad 
‘Ali, 3 vols., Calcutta, 1868-9. A notice of the 
authors life is prefixed to the first volume. 

Ff. 509, 11. 21; 
102 in. by 5Z in. 

Nasta lik, written by different hands; size, 
[Etuior 248.[ 


The same. . 

Another copy of Badâüni's work, undated and un- 



comprising the greater part of the ninth tabakah and 
the beginning of the khâtimah. 
Dated the 8th of Jumâdâ-althâni (the year missing). 
Ff. 547, 11.19; beautiful Nasta'lik, written on paper sprinkled 

with gold ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 123 in. by 78 in. 
] 1011:101۲ 379.] 

The same, 
The arrangement of the single tabakât (which are 
not numbered ner) is different from that in the pre- 
ceding copies, viz.: مقدمه‎ on fol. 3>; سلاطین‎ sib 

PCRS on fol. 411»;‏ سلاطین on fol. 184; S‏ دهلی 
Je sab ES on fol. 451P; ues si.b on‏ 

fol. 53395 جونپور‎ LG ۰. (سلاطین شرقیه‎ on fol. 5380; 

on fol.‏ ذکر tik‏ کشمیر ;5449 on fol.‏ ذکر طبق مالوه 
55 طبِقةٌ on fol. 646b;‏ ذکر b‏ سلاطین سند :604۲ 
on fol. 666b (the‏ خاتمه ;6549 on fol.‏ سلاطین ملتان 
heading and the last words are missing). The Arabic‏ 
paging is wrong from ff. 357-414.‏ 

Ff. 666, ll. ود‎ ; Nasta'lik, the last sixty-six leaves supplied by 

another hand ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 10} in. by 6} in. 
[FRASER 136.] 

The same. 
Very good copy, but the headings of all the tabakat 
are missing. No date. 

Ff. 508, ll. 21; Nasta'lik; size, 93 in. by 5} in. 
(Ta. Hype 30.) 


Part of the same Tabakât-i- A kbari. 

This old but incomplete copy contains only the 
mukaddimah and the first tabakah (the kings of Dihli 
down to Akbar), and even that part not quite com- 
plete. It breaks off, about the end of the account of the 
contemporary poets, with Mir ‘Aziz-allah (the last three 
poets are missing), and the last words which appear 
here run thus: نده‎ ey corresponding to Elliot 
379, fol. 351», 1. 6. Ef. 117-119 are damaged. An 
index on the fly-leaf. 

Ff. 287, ll. 24; small Nasta'lik; size, د۱٥‎ in. by 5? in. 
) 0088787 ADD, 116.] 

Muntakhab-altawarikh ( a ws). 

The extracts of the chronicles, a general history of 
India from the time of the Ghaznawides to the fortieth 
year of Akbarshah’s reign, that is, A.H. 1004, by ‘Abd- 
alkâdir bin Mulükshâh Badâüni (born A.H. 947 or 949, 
died A. H. 1024—A.D. 1615), who, after having epito- 
mized on the emperor's command the Ta’rikh-i-Kash- 
mir, which was translated from the Hindi into the 
Persian by one of the learned men of his time, began 
this work's composition, and completed it the 2370 of 
Jumâdâ-althâni, A.H. 1004=A.D. 1596, Bee, of 3 

ruary, on the basis of the نظا میات‎ 
ry ee ab , می‎ ep 



Sultân Bahlal Lüdi to his time he knows from hearsay, 
or by his being an eye-witness of the events (fol. 10), 

The only place where the author's name (or rather 

an allusion to it) occurs, is a short poem (two rubâ'is 
and two additional lines) at the end of the preface on 

ie ‘‏ 11 :1 
> نت وحکایات مگوی 
در راه تتبع روایات مپوی 
در رای ۶ تسی ار 
je‏ ذکر خدای نفی واثبات مجوی 
> فص افسانه شدی 
چون مردم Wy‏ فرزانه شدی 
درویش ترا زذکر شاهان te‏ غرض 
مفتون ge‏ رواد د شدی 
مقصود Jel‏ ذوق 5 تذشتگان 
٢٢‏ کت مسکین cm,‏ پادشا: 

Contents : 

Introduction on fol. ۰ 

History of Ghiyâth-aldin and Shihâb-aldin Ghüri, 
A.H. 552-602, on fol. 12. 

Slave kings, A.H. 602-687, on fol. 26. 

The Khiljis, .11.ه‎ 687—721, on fol. 104. 

House of Tughluk, A.H. 721-817, on fol. 165. 

Sayyids, ھ‎ 11. 817-854, on fol. 244. 

House of Lüdi, A.H. 854-933, on fol. 261. 

Babar and Humâyün on fol. 281. 

House of Sür, A.H. 95 gis on fol. 293. 

Akbar? on ff. 304-310, 1. 

Beginning : eee) الله من تشاء‎ eg لت اللت‎ a 

2 | e ee ٢ ات‎ Comp. 
Bibliogr. Ind. p. 280. 

The only date of the composition occurs here in the last 
chapter on fol. 305, where the author vaguely states that 
somewhat more than forty years had elapsed since the 
enthronization of Akbar, A.H. 963. His words are 

these: çeke سلطنت‎ wie واز اول جلوس تا الأن که از‎ 
عالم مدار اقالیم ستان‎ ols ودولټ کبری این شپنشاه عالی‎ 
سال رفته است‎ ke بر‎ sol}. 
We take fol. 310, 1. 2, as the end of the original 
work of ‘Abd-alhakk, in agreement with that copy, from 

which Sir H. Elliot translated the conclusion, on p. 277 
of the Bibliogr. Index. The text is this: 

رکشل حرل تحت 770 ووعد وشوا 
٢"‏ در lis‏ ومجلدانت aS‏ مب عبر 
ea‏ پیدا کرده وتوفیق WG, dp SL,‏ دستگیری کرد 

1 Akbar was alive when this was written, as the author has 

added to his name وسلطانه‎ AGG sit .خلد‎ 



divided ; 

Preface on fol. ۰ 

First tabakah on fol. 38; second tabakah on fol. 11. 

Beginning of the history of Akbar’s reign (or second 
part) on fol. 1158: شاهنشاه خليفة الزمان چلال الدین‎ 

Pee el آکبر پادشاه د‎ ates 

Tadhkirah of Shaikhs, ete., on fol. 222>; tadhkirah 
of poets (being not strictly alphabetical here, nor quite 
agreeing with Sprenger’s list) on fol. 262. 

At the end there is given as date of composition the 
23rd of Jumâdâ-althâni, A.H. 1014 اریع عشر و)‎ yi 
,(الف‎ instead of 1004, we think, by a mere mistake. 

The transcriber’s name is Muhammad Mu'azzam. 

the heading of the second tabakah is also 

Ff. 306, ll. a1; very clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 122 in. 
by 8} in. |FRASER 159.] 


The same. 

This copy contains only the second part of the Mun- 
takhab - altawârikh, the history of Akbar's reign, 
.شهنشاه دوران خليفة الزمان ال‎ 

Tadhkirah of Shaikhs, ete., on fol. 127b; tadhkirah 
of the poets on fol. 1782. 

Copied A.H. r219=A.D. 1804, by .میر مچهر خان‎ 

Ff. 231, ll. 19; very careless Nasta lik ; size, 113 in. by 72 in. 
(ELLTOT 349. 

beginning : 

Ta'rikh-i-Hakki (çi> (تأريے‎ 
Part of the history of “Muhammadan India, com- 
posed by Shaikh “Abd-alhakk bin Saif-aldin Dihlawi, 
“somewhat after the fortieth year of Akbar's reign, i. e. 
about A. H. 1004—A.D. 1596. An account of this work, 
as well as extracts, is given by Sir H. Elliot, Bibliogr. 
Index, pp. 273—280, and on pp. ۰-۴, Here the 
author is stated to have been ninety years old in 
A.H. 1047 (from the Pâdishâh-nâma). Comp. also 
Elliot, History of India, vi. pp.175-181; Morley, p. 62; 
and Rieu i. p. 223 sq., where the exact date of compo- 
sition, A.H. 1005, is given. 
The title of the work does not occur anywhere. On 
fol. 6, ll. 2, 3, it is called in general ‘summary account 

of the history of the Indian kings, gis! در اين‎ st ۲ 

حکایت مجملی از Slat‏ پادشاهان 
sis, and therefore Fraser styles it both in‏ است که İİ‏ 

ثیت 1 تقریب افتاد 

his Catalogue and on the inner side of the NE of 
his own MS., No. 132 (see below), پادشاهان هند‎ ; 

The book is derived from these sources: Bae 
Nâşiri (fol. 9), for the time of Shihâb-aldin Ghüri to 
Nasir-aldin Mahmid; Ta'rikh-i- Firüzshâhi (fol. 10), 
for the period from Ghiyath-aldin Balban to Firüz 
Tughluk; Ta'rikh-i- Bahâdurshâhi (composed for Sultân 
Bahadur of Gujarat), for the time from F'irüz to Bahlül 
Lüdi. What the author reports about the time from 


ye باعتبار صورت توان نام‎ wil ,ردطریق‎ agreeing with 
Ouseley 59, fol. 3098, 1. 3. 
No date. 

Ff. 76, ll. 12 و‎ clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 73 12. by 44 in. 
(FRASER 132.] 


The same. 

This copy, somewhat in a bad condition, quite agrees 
with Fraser 132, and concludes in the same manner at 
the end of the original work. Dated the rst of Safar, 
A.H. 1039=A.D. 1629, September 20. 

Ff. 68, 11.15; Nasta'lik; size, 83in.by5in. (FRASER 133.] 


1. Two unconnected leaves of an historical work, re- 
lating to the contest between Muhammad Shah and the 
two Sayyids, Husain “Ali and ‘Abdallah Khan. Comp. 
Elphinstone, History of India, 5th edit., p. 694 sq. 

2. A portion of the Ta'rikh-i-Hakki, corresponding 
to Ouseley 60, fol. و28‎ 1. 13, to fol. 74, 1. 7. 

= ۰ ۳ 
ک از هنگام a‏ دهلی که دار Beginning: gül‏ _ 
.هندوستان ال 

Modern copies. 

No.1, ff. 76, 77, 1. 15; Nasta'lik; size, gifin.by63in. No. 2, 
ff. 78-81, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 9} in. by 6} in. 

(OUSELEY 160.] 

Akbar-nâma نامه)‎ SI). 

MSS. څږ‎ and gb form together a complete copy of 
the Akbar-nâma, history of the emperor Akbar, com- 
posed by Abti-alfadl ibn Mubarak, who was born 
A.H. 958=A.D. 1551, and was murdered A.H. 1011= 
A.D. 1602. 

Contents : 

No. 42, Ff. 18-149%. The first part of the first book, 
containing the preface and the introduction ; a history 
of Akbar's ancestors from Adam to Humâyün (who 
died A.H. 963=A.D. 1556). eae 

الله اک ast‏ دريافت است :و شناختد Beginning:‏ 
rs‏ چه دریافتی است زرف و شناختی : la eginning‏ 

S| شرف قم حعيعنا پذیران‎ ANİ 

This part is dated A.D. 1831, May 15, which was 

a Sunday=a. 4H. 1246, 3rd Dhi-alhijjah (the Muham- 
madan date in the colophon is wrong) : 

تمام شد نصف دفتر اوّل اکبر نامه از ابتدای احوال آدم 
صفی تا انتهای عهد خلافت جهانبانی ete‏ آشیانی نصیر 
youll‏ محمّد همایون پادشاه غازی من تصنیف علامی 
بانزدهم ماه می سث؟ ۱۸۳۱ یسوی مطابق دویم ماد ws‏ 
۰ چه btw‏ ۱۲۳۵ شحج رنه مقلاسه» 

Ff. 1496-3092. The second part of the first book, 
containing the history of the emperor Akbar from his 
accession to the throne down to the seventeenth year of 

his reign (see fol. 299%, 1. 17 sq.) This year closes on 
fol. 302» in the same manner as in the Cod. 6 


حسب الطاقت صرف همت نموده بتقصير رافی نشده 

After this there follows a continuation on ff. 310, 
11.3, to 351, giving a brief account of the death of Akbar, 
of Jahângir's succession, of the enthronization of Shâh- 
jahan, A. H. 1037 (fol. 345); then the dates when the 
princes Dara Shuküh, Shujâ', Aurangzib, and Murâd 
were born; and, lastly, the same concerning the 
brothers of Shâhjahân, the princes Shâh Murâd, Daniel, 
Khusrau, Parwiz (along with the date of his death, 
A.H. 1036); of the blinding of Kâmrân Mirzâ, the 
brother of Humâyün, A.H. 961; and of the birth of 
prince Khânam ,(خانم)‎ A. 1 977. 

This continuation, the author of which is not stated’, 
consists of little more than dates. The latest date 
which we find is A.H. 1044 (on fol. 334)=A.D. 1634. 
Accordingly we are at liberty to suppose that this 
addition was made by ‘Abd-alhakk himself, since he was 
still alive A.H. 1047 (according to Rieu i. p. 14, he died 
A.H.1052). The style of this work is highly distinguished 
from that of almost all similar compositions: it is en- 
tirely free from the usual bombast; precise, without 
being obscure ; simple, without being dry. 

Comp. besides Bibliogr. Index, p. 281sq., and Rieu 1. 
p- 224, about Nür-alhakk, who literally quoted his father و‎ 
and W. Morley, pp. 62, 63. 

The not dated ; it was copied probably not long 
after the time of its composition, and is very correct. 

Ff. 351 (each leaf only one page), ll. 7; rather large, clear 
Nasta'lik on light yellow paper, each page circumscribed by a 
gold border; size, 82 in. by Gin. (OuseLEy 59. 


The same. 

Another copy of the same chronicle, agreeing in 
everything with Ouseley 59. 

Contents : 

Ghürides and Slave kings on fol. ۰ 

Khiljis on fol. 212. 

Tughluks on fol. 33°. 

Sayyids on fol. ۰ 

Lüdi on fol. 50». 

Moghuls on fol. 54. 

Not dated; very correct copy. 

Ff. 69, ll. 15; Nastalik; size, 8in. by 48in. [OvusrLry 60. 
9 5 45 


The same without the continuation. 

This copy contains only ‘Abd-alhakk’s original work, 
concluding with the words which are just preceding the 
end of Sir H. Elliot’s copy, the text of which is quoted 
above in Ouseley 59: ذکر آنها در حضرت عالی مرتبتش‎ 5 
و اطلاق لفظ پادشامی که بر ایشان باسم اعظم ایشان او‎ 
میان باشتد که‎ gl معض خطا و سوای اولاد سه کس که‎ 

1 He introduces himself on fol. 6 این سطور)‎ eb) but 
without giving the name. - 


The same first book. 
First part on fol. 1; second part on fol. 100; 
khatimah on fol. 19gb. All the tables complete. No 

Ff. 205 (for the greater part in diagonal lines), ll. 23-28; 
Shikasta ; size, 112 in. by 67in. [Bopt. 275.] 


The same. 

First part on fol. ıb; second part on fol. و2238‎ 
khâtimah begins here on fol. 460%, 1. 4, without a 
heading, thus, ,الثت لل‎ corresponding to Elliot 4°, 
fol. 302. The tables are left blank. The second part 
is defective, breaking off with the words ساخته از کشاکش‎ 
(or ,کشایش‎ according to Elliot 44), which correspond to 
Elliot 49, fol. 307, last line. 

Ff. 469, ll. 17-19; Nasta'lik و‎ some leaves supplied by other 

hands ; the last pages rather effaced and damaged ; size, ro} in. 
by 6 in. (Boot. 537.] 


The same. - 

The two parts are not separated from each other in 
this copy; the second begins (without any interruption) 

4 rm 

جلوس مقدس حضرت شاهنشاهی بر on fol. 60%: Lys)‏ 
.فرماندهی و sup‏ * سلسلء انتظام ال 

In the colophon there is given only the month, not 
the year, of this: copys date: منتصف شهر‎ ee 3 
العظم رقم پذیر کرفت‎ wl. 

Ff. 342, ll.25; Nasta'lik; size, 124 in. by 7 in. 

(FRASER 135.] 


The first part of the first book of the Akbar-nama, 
containing the history of Akbar’s ancestors down to 
the death of Humâyün, A.H. 963 —A.D. 1556, and 
of the first thirteen years of Akbar’s life before his 
accession to the throne. This copy quite agrees with 
Elliot 49, ff. 1-149, and begins (without اکبر‎ sl): این‎ 
JI دریافتمست ررف‎ >. 

Ff. 146, ll. 23; large and distinct Nasta'lik; size, 148 in. by 
82 in. (WALKER 115.] 

206 7 
The same first part of the first book. 
ms Ss =) اندیشه بیرون داد عر‎ 
.نسیمی است منعرك و هوای است متموج نیافته اند ال‎ 
These words agree with Elliot 42, fol. ıb, 1. 3 sq.; 

consequently the first two lines of that copy are 
wanting here. On the fly-leaf this MS. is incorrectly 

styled : اکبر شاه مسمّی بواقعات اکبری"‎ Ls ده‎ zy 
Good copy, but not dated. 

Beginning : 

Ff. 334, ll. 19; careless Nasta'lik ; size, 103 in. by 63 in. 
[WALKER 100. 



249 (Aumer's Catal. p. go): a ی احکام‎ Then 
follows here a horoscope and the epilogue mentioned by 
Aumer, خاتم تانب‎ : between the zodiac and this 
epilogue are one line and a half, belonging to the 
second book; see No. 4», fol. 2», 1. ۰ 

Heading of this second part: مقدّس حضرت‎ Gayle 
.شاهنشاهی بر اورنگ فرماندهی وجهان پنامی"‎ 

Beginning: آفرینست که مظاهر‎ MHS انتظام‎ wes 
حقيقت نمای شهود و شواهد قدرت واجب الوجود است‎ 

This part is dated A.D. 1831, July 1, which was a 

Friday .دک‎ 1247, 20th Muharram (not 1246, as the 
colophon states) : 
تمام شد دفتر اول اکبر نامه احوال قرن اوّل من تصنیف‎ 
روز جمعه یکم ماه جولائی‎ yl شي ابو الفضل بن مبارك‎ 
ماه — رام اس‎ oe سنة ۱۸۳۱ عیسوی مطابق‎ 
هچریة مقدسه"‎ ۰ 

No. 4. The second book of the Akbar-nâma, con- 
taining the history of his reign from the eighteenth 
year to the commencement of the fiftieth (the same 
portion of the work as Ouseley 394). 

Beginning :‏ 
سخن تازه سازم بنام خدای SS‏ نامش بمعنی بود رهنمای 

On fol. 2524, 1. رو‎ is the end of Abü-alfadl's work, 
which concludes in the forty-sixth year of Akbar's 
reign. The rest, from the forty-seventh to the fiftieth 
(ff. 2522-2782), is added by Muhammad Salih (see 
the note iyi. کفتار شبږ ابو الفضل وازينچا‎ ist! تا‎ 

and compare it with-Aumer's remark,‏ رمعید صا 
Catal. p. go).‏ 

On fol. 275» begins the epilogue دفتر دوم)‎ soils). 

This book is dated in the same manner as No. 43, the 
4th December, 1831, which was a Sunday, by a certain 
Fadl-aldin. See Rieu i. p.247sq.; W. Morley, p. 108 sq.; 
C. Stewart, p.r4; J. Aumer, pp. 89 and 90; Cat. Codd. 
Or. Lugd. Batav. iii. p. 9, ete. The Akbar-nama was 
published in Lucknow, 1867; see Major Nassau Lees, 
Materials, p. 65; large extracts are given in Elliot, 
History of India, vi. pp. 1-102. 

No. 42, ff. 309, ll. 21; size, 124 in. by 9} in.; No. 4, ff. 278, 

11. 21; size, 123 in. by و‎ in.; both written in Nasta'lik, but by 
two different hands. (ErLroT 4° and 4.( 

Another copy of the first book of the Akbar-nama, 
not dated. 1 
First part on fol. ıb, beg. Ji اک این چه‎ sl; 
second part on fol. 187», beg. JI انتظام‎ Wi, 6 

khâtimah is found here on fol. 366%. All the tables 

Ff. 376, ll. 21; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; large waterspots 

throughout ; some of the first and last leaves very much injured ; 
size, 122 in. by 8 in. (Bopr. 701.) 


Beginning of the second part of the first book on 
101: 15: ال‎ Me, 

There are blanks on ff. 164», 167%, 17 4۳, and 1758, 
but the text is complete. Before the çile, which 
ought to have been immediately joined to the preceding 
lines (comp. Elliot 44, fol. 302), there is a large portion 
of history, not in its right place. These interpolated 
and confused pieces belong to the second book of the 
Akbar-nâma, and their order is as follows: 

Ff. 1759-1977, last line (corresponding to Elliot 4b, 
from fol. 2b,1.9, to fol. 5», 1. 4). 

Ff. 186-191» (corresponding to Elliot 4», from fol. 
5», 1. 4, to 101: rob, 1. 1g). 

Ff. 184, د‎ ۹84-18٥, last line (corresponding to Elliot 
4», from fol. rob, 1. 15, to fol. 142, 1. 1). 

Fol. 1852 tol. 17 (corresponding to Elliot 4», fol. 142, 
1, 1 to 1. rr). 

This whole passage must be inserted between the 
words نای کردد‎ and آغاز سال‎ on fol. 198, 1. 4 (agreeing 
with Elliot gb, fol. 2b, 1. 6, and fol. 142, 1. 9), so that 
there are wanting only three unimportant lines. 

On fol. 1858, 1. 17, begins the epilogue, corresponding 
to Elliot 49, fol. 302», 1 4; it breaks off on fol. 185), 
1 21 (درميان)‎ and continues without a blank on fol. 
1814, 1. 5, after the words & ز برکناره شده‎ to fol. ۲ 
must be joined immediately ff.182, 183, and 193-6 
(agreeing with Elliot 44, fol. 309%). ‘The small interpo- 
lated piece from fol. 185», 1. 21 (sl), to fol. 1812, 1. 5 
(s5 si), and the whole of fol. 192 do not belong to 
this part. 

__ Beginning of the second book on fol. 197: سخن تازه‎ 

ay book is incomplete, and breaks off on fol. 284», 
towards the end of the 22nd year of Akbar's reign. 
The last words are مسکوك سازند‎ (see Elliot 4», fol. goa, 
1.15). All the other leaves are complete and in their 
right place. Some part of them has been eaten by the 
worms. From ff. 263-281 all the headings are omitted. 

Ff. 284, ll. 29; extremely small but clear Nasta‘lik ; size, 
93 in. by 5 in.; each page bordered by a small stripe of gold. 

[Exuior 5.| 

The second book of the Akbar-nâma, comprising the 
history of the years A.H. 979-IOIO=A.D. 1571-1601, 
beg. تازه الخ‎ ys 

This copy was made fifty-three years after the author's 
death, being dated Dhü-alhijjah, a.m. 1064=A.D. 1654, 
October, on fol. 343%: تمام شد دفتر دویم آکبر نامه فی‎ 
۱.۰۴ Ke )!( .شهر دی حجه‎ 

There are blanks on ff. 2159, 217, 2349, and 2492. 

Ff. , ll. 23; Nasta'lik; size, 132 in. by 8 in. 
a [OUSELEY 394.] 

An abridgment from the second book of the Akbar- 
nâma, giving extracts, or rather a réswmé, of every 
year of Akbar’s reign, from the eighteenth down to the 
forty-seventh (as far as we can make out, the headings 
in the last portion of this copy being ore): It is 




Another defective copy of the same first part. 

This copy is incomplete at the beginning. The first 
words are: ترتیب انساب معالی القاب و تنسيق اسامی‎ 
کرامی آبای کرام حضرت شاهنشاهی" تعداد القاب مستطاب‎ 
,اسمانی ال‎ corresponding to Elliot 49, fol. 214, 1.8; con- 

sequently preface and introduction are wanting here. 

This copy once belonged to Professor Hamilton, 
whose autograph is found on the fly-leaf. No date. 
The title given to this work, both in the short, printed 
English note on the inner side of the binding and on 
the back of it, “Tarikh Akbari,’ is incorrect. 

Ff, 175, ll. 19; clear Nasta'lik; size, 9% in. by 53 in. 
|) 008827 App. 159.] 


The second part of the first book and the complete 
second book of the Akbar-nâma, containing the history 
of Akbar’s reign from his accession to his death. 

Beginning of the second part of the first book on 
fol. 2۸: اع‎ WHS انتظام‎ iL, 

Beginning of the second book on fol. 268: سخن‎ 
.تازه سازم الخ‎ 

On the fiy-leaf an autograph of Professor Hamilton, 
to whom this copy (like Ouseley Add. 159) once 
belonged. No date. A great many of the last pages 
(of the original MS.) ave very dirty. Occasionally 
some various readings and short glosses on the margin; 
on the first pages short marginal summaries of the 
contents in English, by Professor Hamilton. The first 
leaves are misplaced; their right order is as follows: 
I, 2, 5-8, 3, 4, 9, ete. Fol. 255» is left blank. 

Ff. 770, ll. 23; Nasta'lik, written by two different hands (the 
second or more modern hand on ff. 1°, 3, 4, 9, 16, 17, 65, 74-80, 
255-266, and 760-770) ; an illuminated frontispiece at the begin- 

ning of the second book, on fol. 268°; size, 13 in. by 6} in. 
| 003887 App. 148.] 


The same second part of the first book and the second 
book of the Akbar-nâma, without the continuation. 

Beginning of the second part of the first book on fol. 
1» (the epilogue or خاتمه‎ on fol. 159»). 

Beginning of the second book on 101, ۲7 ۲۲, 0 closes 
on fol. 472», in the forty-sixth year of Akbar’s reign 
(=Elliot 4, fol. 252°); Muhammad Şâlih's addition 
is entirely wanting in this copy. The last eight pages 
(ff. 4731—476b) are filled up by the epilogue or خاتمه‎ 
,دفتردوم‎ quite agreeing with Elliot 4b, ff. 275b—278b. 

Dated the 9th of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 1133 (the third 
year of Muhammadshâh's reign) = a.p. 1721, Ist of 

Ff. 476, ll. 18-29 ; written by many different hands, partly in 
Nasta'lik, partly in Shikasta (the handwriting of a great deal of 

the first half being identical with that of Walker 115). 
[WALKER 114.] 


The same second part of the first book and a fragment 
of the second book. 


217 > 

Gulshan-i-Tbrâhimi .(گلشن ابراهیمی)‎ 
A portion of the general history of India, by Mu- 
hammad Kasim Hindüshâb of Astarâbâd, commonly 
called Firishta, who dedicated his work to his patron 
Nasir-aldin Ibrahim “Adilshâh, ۸.1۲۰ 101 و‎ —A.D. 1606 
(a later redaction is dated A.H. 1018 —A.D. 1609, 1610), 

and styled it at first لن ابراهیمی‎ later on نورس‎ ao 

xe, wherefore it is commonly known as Z'a’rékh-‏ فرشته 
comp. Morley, Descript.Catal., ۲۰ 63; Elliot,‏ د i-Firishta‏ 
Bibliogr. Index, p. 310, etc. ; History of India, vi. pp.‏ 
Rieu i. p. 225 sq.; lithographed at Bombay‏ ;207-236 
and Poona 1831, second edition, Lucknow, A.H. 1281.‏ 
The whole work is divided into a mukaddimah, twelve‏ 
makâlas, and a khâtimah, but this copy contains only‏ 
the mukaddimah and the first two makalas.‏ 

Mukaddimah on fol. 5°. The eras of the Hindüs and 
the early kings of India in pre-Muhammadan times. 

Makâlah I on fol. 23>. History of the kings of Ghazna 
and Lâhür down to A.H. 582=A. D. 1186, 1187. 

Makâlah II on fol. 74>. History of the kings of Dihli 
down to Akbar’s death, A. H. 1014 —A.D. 1605. 

No date. 

Ff. 339, ll. 19-21; written by many different hands, but the 

greater part in Shikasta, beginning in Nasta'lik; size, 10 in. by 
şjin. (Huxr. 265.) 


A short anonymous fragment of Indian history, 
beginning with Humâyün's defeat by Shir Shah, A.H. 
947=A.D. 1540, and his flight to Persia; and ending 
with the last days of Jahângir's reign, A.H. 1036= 
A.D. 1627. he larger part, containing Jahângir's 
history, is said in the colophon to have been extracted 
from the Jahângirnâma. The history of Akbar begins 
on fol. ro*; that of Jahangir on fol. 39. Ff. 8, ga, 
53%, and 763 are left blank. 

حقیقت ee‏ 5 9 1 همایون پادشاه بشیرشاه Beginning:‏ 
افغان و شکست خوردن همایون پادشاه از شیرشاه و از 
هن دگریخته رفتن همایون بولایت yel‏ بیش شاه طهماسب» 
os‏ آورده اند که چون همایون پادشاه ازا J, ws‏ 
.رفت ال 
Not dated.‏ 
Ff. 111,11: 12; Nasta'lik; size, 9 in. by 6in. |MarsH. 341.]‏ 

Jahângir-nâma نامه)‎ pls) 

The jirst edition of the authentic autobiographical 
memoirs of the emperor Jahangir, who ascended the 
throne A.H. 1014=A.D. 1605, and died A.H. 1037= 
A.D. 1627, according to the account given by W. Morley, 
pp. 112-118. Comp. on the different titles given to 
these memoirs and all the questions connected with them, 
Elliot, History of India, vi. p. 276 sq., and Rieu i. p. 253. 

1 Not BS, as is written by mistake. 


rather incorrectly styled ,دفتر دویم آکبرنامه‎ and likewise 

at the end ,دفتر دودم اتمام گرفت‎ being not at all the full 

redaction of the original work of Abti-alfadl. No date. 
FF, 109, ll. 14; Shikasta; size, 102 in. by 6in. (Bopr. 278.] 

Â'in-i-Akbari (651 (آنین‎ 

A splendid copy of the third volume or supplement 
of Abü-alfadl ibn Mubârak's Akbar-nâma, giving a 
detailed statistical description of Akbar’s empire and 
his whole government; comp. Morley, Catal., p. 112; 
Aumer, p. 91 sq.; Rieu i. p. 251 sq., etc. The text 
has been published by Blochmann in the Bibl. Indica, 
Caleutta, 1877; English translation by the same, in 
the same collection, vol. i, Calcutta, 1873. The old 
abridged and insufficient paraphrase by Gladwin was 
originally published in three volumes, Calcutta, 1783— 
1786, and reprinted in two volumes, London, 1800, 

Beginning : 

ای همه در برده نهان راز تو «جخبر انجام زاغاز تو آلخ 
سال چهلم الهی On fol. 185b begins a second part:‏ 

corresponding to Blochmann’s edition, vol. i. p. ۲ 
(احوال دوازده صوبه)‎  ھ‎ third part begins on fol. 338»: 

é! طول و عرض دو شهر بدست ارند‎ (corresponding 
to Blochmann’s edition, vol. ii. p. a). Almost all the 
margins are covered with rich and valuable glosses and 
additions. No date. 

Ff. 437, ll. 21; large Nasta'lik; the first two pages luxuriously 
embellished in gold and other colours; two other frontispieces on 
ff. 185» and 338”; a large picture on fol. 53%, smaller ones on 
ff. 100°, 104%, 389%, and 391%; size, 21 in. by 12} in. 

(OusELEY App. 165.] 


The same. 

Another copy of the same work, beginning like 
Ouseley Add. 165. Ff. 40, 265%, and 334 are left 
blank, but the text is uninterrupted. Other blanks on 
ff. 1219, 198%, 243, 256, and پو«‎ Not dated. 

Ff. 371, ll. 21; Nasta'lik (fol. وه‎ supplied by another hand) و‎ 
size, 13, in. by 83 in. (ErLror 18.] 


Another copy of the same. 

Beginning the same as in the preceding copies. No 
date. Several pages are left blank for tables, and not 
filled up. The right order of ff. 161-164 is 161, 163, 
162, 164. 

Ff. 370, ll. 21; Nasta'lik; size, 133 in. by 7Z in. 


[Fraser 163. 


The same. 
Beginning and end agreeing with those in the pre- 
ceding copies. No date. 

Ff. 350, ll. 18-19; Nasta‘lik, written by two different hands 
on different paper (the first hand comprises ff. 1-105 and 238 

300; the second, ff. 106-237 and 301-350) ; illuminated frontis- 
piece; size, 123 in. by 7} in. (OusELEy App. 147.] 


Conclusion التعریر)‎ iile) on fol. 4064, in which the 
transcriber Sayyid Ahmadkhan ibn Sayyid Muhammad 
Muttakikhân Bahadur ibn Jawâd-aldaulah Jawad ‘Ali- 
khan Bahadur, who was highly patronised by the 
grand wazir Nawwâb Dabir-aldaulah Amin-almulk 
Khwajah Farid-aldinkhân Bahadur Muşlih Jang, relates 
that he completed this copy at the request of جان‎ 
ربهادر پاتن کتیس صاحت‎ making use of ten good MSS. 
from the libraries of Siraj-aldin Muhammad Bahâdur- 
shah, the Padishah of Dihli (A. H. 1118-1124), the 20th 
of September, 1846. 

Ff. 407, ll. 17; distinct Nasta‘lik, written by a very modern 
hand ; two illuminated frontispieces on ff. هد‎ and 22”; each page 
framed with stripes in gold and other colours ; different illustra- 
tions, coins, seals, a view of the black stone, etc. etc., on ff. 21 
27, 99, and 223; binding green with gold; size, 12 in. by 7} in. 

[Etxior 406.] 


The same. 

Another edition of Jahângirs memoirs, quite 
identical with that Tüzuk-i-Jahângiri, from which, 
according to Elliot (History of India, vi. p. 257), the 
spurious ‘Ta’rikh-i-Salim Shahi’ (on which the 
English translation by Price is based) was amplified. 
This edition goes down only to the end of the third 
year of the emperor’s reign, A.H. 1017=A.D. 1608, 
when he had reached the fortieth year of his age (see 

)3 لال که عمرمن به چهل رسیده :10 fol. 263, Il. gand‏ 
حمد بیغایت وشن نهایت مبدعی را که : and begins‏ 
de‏ امر کن اجرام فلکی واجسام wate‏ را از ممکن 
عدم به Glad‏ وجود آورد وصانعی که طبقات افلاك را بر 
فراشت و بساط خات را بانواع قدرت بیاراست وآدمی Yak‏ 
بزیور لطف و cary‏ عقل اختصاص داد تا بدان تاج کرامت 
و خلعت جلالت بفرستاد و زمین وزمان را در قبضة تسخیر 
خود درآورد کا il Zİ Sole SLAG IG‏ مفتخر 
کشت و درود بی شمار بر پیغمبر ما محمٌد مصطفی he‏ الله 
علیه و سم باید که جهانیان را از Ble‏ ضلالت رمانید: 
دشاهرا: طاعت نکد بیادکار سر نذشته احوال 
خود را بیان کنيم تا بر صفعات رورگار اثری بماند a‏ 
دیستم جمادی الاول (s0)‏ سن ۱۰۱۴ Gps?‏ صبے روز ARİ‏ 
قریب بیکساعت نجومی در شهر اکره در سن بیست' 
وهشت سل بر عت پادشاهی نشستیم و پادشاه شدیم و 
بمبارکی بر تخت مراد جلوس نمودیم بیت مغندکر بفسونی 
را دا بت 9 دهترم زسلیمان که تک زد دناه چون 

وقت صبے که هنک 
On the fiy-leaf and in the colopbon this edition is‏ 

likewise styled تزك جهانگیری‎ CLS or جهانگیر‎ 5 

* So, instead of سی‎ ! 



This copy goes down only to the 23rd 115-11 د۳۵‎ 
1027, the end of the fourteenth year of Jahângir's reign, 
A.D. 1618, March 20, and consequently the Pandnâma, 
the letters, etc. are entirely wanting. It begins in the 
same abrupt manner as the two copies mentioned by 
Morley, p. 115, note 3, with Jahângir's accession: اد‎ 
عنایات بی غایات الهی یکساعت سو از روز +"جشنبه‎ 
al هزار و چهارده هجری‎ SLI زهشتم جمادی‎ and con- 
cludes on fol. 168b, The last twenty-five leaves on 
ff. 169۲-191۸ contain an anonymous concise history of 
the same emperor Jahangir, from his accession to his 
death, beginning, without a heading or preface, at once 

with these words: شهر جمادی‎ b Best jy) a 

Gila‏ سال هزار وچهارده هجري بساعت مسعود و زان 
. مود 2 

Both the Jahângirnâma and the short historical 
account are dated the fifty-first year of “Alamgir's reign 
(A.H. 1118—A.D. 1706). Comp. for these memoirs 
besides Morley, J. Aumer, p. 93, and De Sacy, in the 
Journal des Savants, 1830, pp. 359 sq. and 430 sg. 
An English translation of a rather spurious edition of 
these memoirs was published by Major D. Price— 
‘ Memoirs of the emperor Jahangir, written by himself, 
London, 1829—for the Oriental Translation Fund. 

Ff. 191, ll. 20; careless Nasta'lik; size, 124 in. by 64 in. 

(Cars, OR. A. 1.[ 


Another copy of the same first edition. 

This copy also concludes at the end of the fourteenth 
year of the emperor’s reign (23rd Rabi'-alawwal, a.u. 
1027=A.D. 1618, March 20). 

Ff. 234, ll. 17-19; Nastalik, written by different hands; 
worm-eaten; size, 11 in. by 7 in. (FRASER 141.[ 

(توزك جهانگیری) Tüzuk-i-Jahângiri‏ 

The second edition of the same autobiographical 
memoirs of Jahângir, edited with an introduction and 
continuation by Mir Muhammad Hadi; comp. Morley, 
pp. 118-120; Rieu i. pp. 253 and 254. 

Contents : 

Index of the Tüzuk-i-Jahângiri, on fol. ۰, 

Editor’s preface and introduction, with an account 
of Jahângir's ancestors, birth, youth, etc., on fol. 2». 
Beginning : حمد و ثنای ديمر وحد وسپاس وستایش‎ 
و تعد مر یکانه پادشاهی را ألخ‎ asil, 

An account of Jahângir's wazirs وزرای جشت)‎ 35 

_ جح‎ 
SEN ,(مکانی حهانکیر پادشاه در زمان‎ and children; 
of all the excellent and learned men, hakims, and poets 
at his court ; and of his betrothal to Nir Jahan Begum, 
in the sixth year of his reign, on fol. 18a, 

The emperor’s memoirs, written by himself, down to 
the beginning of the nineteenth year of his reign, con- 
tinued by Muhammad Hadi till Jahangir’s death, on 
ff. 222-8 

Beginning of these memoirs the same as in the first 


in the eighth year of the reign of Akbarshâh (so : 
probably a mistake for Shah “Alam, who ascended 
the throne A.H. 1173, Rabi‘ II); the eighth year of 
his reign would consequently be 1181, and in this year 
the 28th of Safar was a Sunday, A.D. 1767, July 26. 
Ff. 1-208, ll. 13; large Nasta'lik ; size, 8Z in. by 52 in. 
(OusEtEY App. 98.] 


The same. 

Dated the 21st of Rajab, A.H. 1181—A.D. 1767, 
December 13. Fol. 20 must be followed by 22, and 
fol. 21 has no connection with any of the preceding or 
following pages. This copy is very carelessly written ; 
so always ش‎ instead of رس‎ for instance, ورشانید ,شلطان‎ 
رشاخت‎ ۰ 

Ff. 267, 13786 Nasta'lik; the first three pages supplied 
by another hand; size, $4 in. by 4J in. [WALKER 41.[ 


The same. 

According to the colophon at the end of the supplied 
leaves this copy was transcribed by ‘Abd-allih Hasan 
“Ali, on the island of ,پولوپلانك‎ 

Ff. 130, .لل‎ 18; Nasta'lik (ff. 124-130 supplied later by another 
hand) ; size, 10 in. by 7 in. (Bont. 682. 


The same. 

Not dated. In the heading of fol. 1> this work is 
simply styled Jahângirnâma, a title frequently given to. 
it; see Elliot, History of India, vi. p. 400. Some of 
the last pages are a little injured. 

Ff. 140, ll. 14; Shikasta; size, 82 in, by په‎ in. [WALKER 82.] 


The same. 

Quite modern copy; finished the 11th of January, 

A.D. 18 25. 
Ff. 217, 1.15; clear and distinct Nasta'lik; size, 9} in. by 
52 in. (Error 1658. 

Tawarikh-i-Jahangirshahi (تواریج جهانگیرشاهی)‎ 
A short chronicle of the first fourteen years of the 
emperor Jahangir’s reign, by one of his servants, Wali 
Sirhindi, called ۷ ajah Zada. He tells us that he 
was more than forty-six years old in this fourteenth 
year of the reign of his sovereign, to whom this little 
work is dedicated. It ends with a kaşidah. , Another 
title of the same is & 5 بدیع اللغات‎ Sayi; see 

fol. 4209, 1. رو‎ where both titles appa 
Beginning : 33, اا سر قلم‎ SAN حمدی که در سوداء‎ 

a ماند‎ ٧ .وئداتی که در سواد آن سرمدا دهان‎ 
“This copy is in the author’s own handwriting. 

Ff. 389-421, 11,17; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 
gz in, by 5 in, [SELD. 23 Sup. ] 


This copy was finished at Akbarâbâd the 16th‏ . يادشله 
of Rabi-althâni, A.H. 1225 —A.D. 1810, May 21.‏ 
Another copy of the same short edition is found in‏ 
J. Aumer, p. 94.‏ 

Ff.210-270,11.14; Nasta'lik; size, gin. by 53 in. 
[OusELEY App. 98.[ 

Maathir-i-Jahangiri (6, G ue (ماثر‎ 

A history of the whole life and reign of the emperor 
Jahângir, composed in Shâhjahân's time, three years 
after Jahangir’s death, A.H. 1040=A.D. 1630, by 
Kâmgâr Husaini (see name and date on fol. 24, ll. 8, 11, 
and 12); comp. Elliot, History of India, vi. pp. 430— 
445, and Rieu i. p. 257. 

Contents : 

Preface and introduction, containing a concise his- 
tory of Jahangir from his birth to his accession to 
the throne, A.H. 1014=A.D. 1605, on fol. 1>, begin- 

جهان جهان Gols‏ پادشاه حقیقی وجهانبان ning:‏ 
نن را که انعظام عالم و نظام ند آدم | 
Complete history of Jahângir's reign from his acces-‏ 

sion to his death, A.H. 1037A.D. 1627, arranged 
according to the single years, on fol. 34b, beginning : 

Be نضارت سرابستان ملك و ملت و طراوت‎ 
| .دولت‎ 
Ff. 229, 11, 15; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; fol. 59 is supplied 

later; ff. 1", 2", 34°, and 358 illuminated; size, 9% in. by 53 in. 
[FRASER 139. 

224 Gi 

«(اقبالنامة جهانگیری) Tkbâlnâma-i-Jahângiri‏ 

The third volume of the Ikbalnama-i-Jahangiri, con- 
taining the history of the emperor Jahângir's reign 
from his accession to the throne, A.H. 1014—A.D. 1605, 
down to his death, A.H. 1037—A.D. 1627, by Nawwâb 
Mutamad Khân, who died A.H. 1049 —A.D. 1639. 
For a fuller account of this not very valuable work we 
may refer to Elliot, History of India, vi. pp. 400-438 ; 
Rieu 1. p. 255; W. Morley, p. 120; J. Aumer, p. 92, 
ete. This volume is printed in the Bibliotheca Indica, 
Calcutta, 1865, and in Lucknow, A.H. 1286. 
© Beginning: سلطنت و فرمانرواتی وزیبنده‎ yiye شایسته‎ 
Fi حلافت وکن کان بلند اقبالی‎ tl, 

Finished the 24th of Rajab, A.H. 1095— 
4th of July, by Faid-allâh. 

Ff. 200, İl. 15; large Nasta'lik; size, 9} in. by 64 in. 
(Bont. 485.] 

A.D. 1684, 


The same third volume of the Ikbâlnâma-i-Jahân- 
ci Beginning the same. Dated the 7th of Dht-alhijjah, 
A.H.1106—A,D. 1695, 19th of July. 

Ff. 233,11. 13, written partly in Nasta‘lik, partly in Shikasta ; 
size, 8 in. by 6in (ÖvseLEy App. 80.[ 

The same. 
This copy was finished on Sunday, the 28th of Safar, 


a ten years, beginning : Us e ی‎ 
The tenth year of Shâhjahân's reign begins on fol. 
206%; the enumeration of the shaikhs, ete., on fol. 243. 
No date; there is a seal at the end, with A.H. 1214 
—A.D. ۰ 

Ff. 249, ll. 23; Nasta'lik; a little worm-eaten; size, 122 in. 

by 72 in. ] 369. 1 
The same. 
__ Another copy of the same first volume, beginning : 
AI نکارین‎ 

The tenth year begins on fol. 3882; the enumeration 
of the shaikhs, etc., on fol. 427% 
Not dated. 

Ff. 441, ll. 175 large and distinct Nasta‘lik; some corners 
injured; size, 1oğin. by 52 in. (Error 319. 


The same. 

The same first volume, beginning as in the two pre- 
ceding copies. 

The tenth year begins on fol. 2084; the enumeration 
of the shaikhs, etc., on fol. 219%. On ff. 222b-224b 
there is found as appendix the same ایام پادشامزادگی‎ Ss, 
or account of Shâbjahân's early life, as in No. 232. 

Not dated. 

Ff, 224, ll. 15 (on ff. 1-203) and Il. 28-40 (on ff. 204-224); 

very careless Nasta'lik (sometimes quite like Shikasta), written 
by different hands; size, 153 in. by و‎ in. (FRASER 137. 


Another history of the first ten years of Shahjahan’s 
reign, partly agreeing with the first volume of the 
Pâdishâhnâma word for word, partly differing from it 
in text. The subdivision corresponds to that in 
the preceding MSS.; it is likewise arranged according 
to the years, There is also, after the history of the 
tenth year (beginning on fol. 2824), an account given 
of the learned men, poets, etc., beginning, like the 
Pâdishâhnâma, with (4,5, do=* si (on fol. 
2989). Probably this copy contains the Padishahnama 
of Muhammad Amin Kazwini; comp. Elliot, History 
of India, vii. p.1; and Rieu i. p. 258. Both the preface 
and history of Shâhjahân's ancestors are wanting. It 
opens directly with the emperor's accession to the 

جلوس میمنت pl‏ فرازنده لوای کشور : Beginning‏ 
ستانی طرازنده By!‏ صاحبترانی حضرت صاحبقرانی ثانی بر 
سریر سلطنت و کامرانی" آفرینند؟ جهان ونگارندة Ot)‏ و 

نان جلت آلاوه و CALS‏ نعماوه Jİ‏ 

Not dated. On the last page is written: این کتاب‎ 
“eb وم شاهچهان پادشاه صا صاحبقرانی‎ 

A blank on fol. 8b, 

1 Nasta'lik ; size, 10} in, by 63 in. 
Mi ma Kİ mom 3707 




Padishahnama .(یادشاه نامع)‎ 
A complete copy of the well-known Pâdishâhnâma, 
containing a detailed history of the emperor Shâhjahân, 
from his accession to the throne, A.H, 1037, down to 
the thirtieth year of his reign, 1067, in three volumes. 
The first and second of them were composed by the con- 
temporary author, “A bd-alhamid of Lâhür, who dedicated 
his work to the emperor himself, and died A.E. 1065= 
A.D. 1655; the third volume was a little later, after 
‘Abd-alhamid’s death, supplied by Muhammad Warith 
(see the names of both authors on fol. ga, 1. 3, and fol. 

395%, 1. زو‎ the title of the work on fol. gb, 1. 6). For 
further details comp. W. Morley, p. 122; Elliot, His- 
tory of India, vii. pp. 3 sq. and 121 sq. ; Rieu i. p. 260, 

and J. Aumer, p. 95. Edited by the Mawlawis Kabir- 
aldin Ahmad and ‘Abd-alrahim, in the Bibl. Indica, vol. i, 
1867; vol. ii, 1868. At the end of the second volume 
of om copy, on fol. 3928, the history is styled واقعات‎ 
رصاحبقراذ‎ and at the end of the third as well ٢ 

in ae printed note on the inner side of the binding, 
شاهچهانی‎ a 

Contents : 

First volume, comprising the first ten years, A.H. 
1037-1047 =A. D. 1627-1638, on ff. 6۷-28, 

Preface on fol. 8b; history of Shâhjahân's ancestors, 
beginning with Timâr, on fol. 18>; Humâyün on fol. 

23>; Akbar on fol. 24b; Jahangir on fol. 25>; Shah- 
jahân on fol. 29%. The enumeration of the celebrated 
shaikhs, learned men, poets, etc. begins on fol. 2290, 

رکد م که تاش 1 دامن سامع : Beginning‏ 
a BES see‏ 

Second volume (A.H. 1047-1057 =A. D. 1638-1647), 
on ff. 239b—39 28. 

سپاس ولا اساس دادا رکارساز و کردگار بی : Beginning‏ 
li‏ بمددگاری اندیشه سخن İİ‏ 

‘Third volume (A. H. 1057-1067 —A.D. 1647-1657), 
on ff. 394b-533). 

Beginning : 

بر سر هر نامه دبیر قلم - eT‏ 5 بهتر ۱۳۰ 

A short chapter on shaikhs, “Ulamâs, poets, etc., as 
a supplement to that at the end of the first volume, on 
fol. 531b. 

On ff. rb-5> there is found an historical fragment, 

containing a short account of Shâhjahân's early life from 
his sixteenth year (A.H. 1015-1016) to his accession 

ذکر احوال جح آمال ایام : (A. H. 1037), beginning‏ 

a ائنيین جلوس اشرف‎ 8 ee .پادشاهزآدگی‎ It is quite 

different from that in the Pâdishâhnâma itself. 
No date. 

Ff. 533, ll. 25; Nasta'lik; size, 121 in. by 4 
aes > : تم‎ 368.] 


Another copy of the first volume of the Pâdishâh- 
The first volume of the same work, comprising the 


On fol. 848 a general conclusion of the author, who 
states that he brings the news from Kandahâr to those 
in Hindüstân who are anxious to hear it. 

٢ . a a‏ ابا 
اک شا هوش چون چشم انتظارعشاق براستماع End:‏ 
این اخبار است از قندهار بېندوستان درم وخاطرشان ,1 
.از انتظار بر ارم te‏ عجب 

شکر شکن شوند همه طوطیان هند 

لی که به تکاله مرو 
See C. Stewart, p. 17.‏ 

This copy was finished by the شاهزاده عالم و عالیان‎ 
dis? عظیم الدین‎ at Bardawân, the 24th of Sha‘ban, 
in the forty-eighth year of the reign of (Alamgir? that 
would be A.H. 1115=A.D. 1704, 2nd of January). 

Ff. 84, ll. 25; distinct Nasta'lik; size, 132 in. by 8} in. 
(OuseLey App. 47.] 


Another modern copy of the same. 

حمدی بیعژی که ابواب eS‏ ر بر روی Beginning:‏ 
ye ob.‏ تواند کشاد مرخدالئی را منزه (s0)‏ است که a‏ 

The introductory chapter begins here on fol 64; the 
journal itself on fol. 20; the appendix on fol. 213); 
the general conclusion on fol. 217». 

This MS. is copied by Muhammad Murâd bin Yâr-i- 
Muhammad bin Khal-i-Muhammad bin Sangi Muham- 
mad Haidari, A.H. 1210—A.D. 1795. 

تمام ش دکتاب توارب Colophon on fol. 217”: Glass‏ 
شاهزاده blo‏ شکوه پسرشاهچهان پادشاه برادر عالکیر اورنک 
زیب بادشاه بید Sad‏ العاصی معحمد مراد ادن یار سو د 
pi.‏ خال نید ابن pee‏ سای حمدری ie‏ ۱۲۱۰ هچری؛ 

Ff, 217, İl. 17; irregular Nasta'lik ; size, من چو‎ by 42 in. 
(OusBLEYy 190. | 


Fathiyyah “ibriyyah (55 .© sö), 

A special history of the expeditions of the Khân- 
khânân Mir Muhammad Sa'id Ardastâni (otherwise 
called Mir Jumlah), against the principality of Küc- 
bahâr and Ashâm (a rich country along the river 
Brahmaputra), in the years 1072 and 1073, under the 
reign of the emperor Aurangzib (comp. Elphinstone, 
History of India, 5th edit., p. 612 sq.), by Ibn Muhammad 
Wali Ahmad, with the epithet Shihâb-aldin, who par- 
took all the fatigues and dangers of the expeditions, 
and was an eye-witness of all the events related. 
According to his statement on fol. نوم‎ he finished 
his report the 2oth of Shawwal of the same year 1073 
=A.D. 1663, May 28. The meaning of the title is 
explained by the author on fol. 4», 1. رد‎ in the following 

چون این SG‏ مشعر از فتع و عبرت است manner:‏ 
sh,‏ عبریه موسوم شده؟ 
MSS. of the‏ ۵ ز فتع عبریه Sprenger calls this work‏ 




Shâhjahânnâma («6 ۰(شاهجهان‎ 

Shâhjahânnâma, another history of the emperor Shah- 
jahan’s reign from his accession to the thirtieth year of 
his reign, by Muhammad Tahir, with the takhallus 
Ashna, called “Inâyatkhân bin Zafarkhan bin Khwajah 
Abü-alhasan, who died A.H. 1081=A.D. 1670; comp. 
Rieu i. p. 261; Elliot, History of India, vii. p. 73 sq., 
and W. Morley, p. 123. In the preface of this 
history there are quoted the following works: Akbar- 
nama, by Shaikh Abt-alfadl; Tabakât-i-Akbarshâhi, by 
Khwâjah Nizâm-aldin Ahmad; Ikbâlnâma-i-Jahângiri, 
by Mu'tamadkhân; Maâthir-i-Jahângiri, by Ghairat- 
khân Nakshbandi ; Pâdishâhnâma, by Abü-alhamid; 
and Pâdishâhnâma, by Muhammad Amin Munshi of 

The thirtieth year of Shâhjahân's reign begins on 
fol. 272». At the end there is a description of the 
climate of Hindâstân, especially of Dihli (fol. 279): 
هوای هندوستان تحص دهلی‎ Crisis), of its revenues, 
etc. ete. 

__ Beginning: پادشاه پادشامان سرافرازی ده صاحب‎ la 
ال‎ ssh -کلاهان» حمدی که در خورشان احدیت‎ 

Copied A.D. 1824. 

Ff. 286, ll. 21; clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, loin. by 
6 in. (ELLroT 320.] 


(لطائف الاخبار) Latâ'if-al'akhbâr‏ 

A journal of the expedition of prince Dârâ Shuküh 
(born A.H. 1024, died A, H. 1069), the son of Shâhjahân, 
to Kandahar, A.H. 1063=A.D. 1653. See Elphinstone, 
History of India, 5th edit.,p. 587 sq., and Rieu i. p. 264. 

It was composed during this expedition by some one 
who accompanied the prince, to whom it is inscribed 
(fol. 26, 1. 3); the author’s name does not occur. The 
title appears on fol. 2», 1. 18. It contains valuable his- 
torical and geographical information, besides anecdotes. 

حمدی دی که ابواب oe‏ را بر روی Beginning:‏ 
پادشاهان تواند کشاد مر خدای را سزاست که اخبار لطائف 

After the preface on ff. ıb—2b follows an introductory 
chapter (glass ee آخار درس مقدمع چند که ردط کلام‎ 
,(دارد‎ giving an account of the previous expeditions under 
Murâd and Aurangzib (beginning with the year 1056): 
of the assembling of the army at Lâhür, and the outset 
from thence on the 24th of the rst Rabi‘, A.H. 1063 (see 
fol. 74, 1. 8) —a.D. 1653, February. On ff. yb-81b the 
journal itself, down to the raising of the siege and the 
army's retreat نمایش در تفصیل وتائع که در حین)‎ 

— HZ ۰ ۰ 
آمده‎ pi» a هتکام‎ ۱ an appendix 
on ff. 816-848, giving an account of the march back 
from Kandahar to Multan در هنگام)‎ sl اا در بيان‎ 
داده‎ Gy ,(معاودت از قندهار تا ملتان‎ both chronologically 
arranged; the first date is the roth of the second 
Jumada, A.H. 1063; the last date the 9th of Dhü- 
alhijjah of the same year, when the remainder of the 
army returned to Multan. 


قاقشال مولف ساخته از تطويل تقلیل پرداخته وچون این 
alee‏ منمی ومخبراست از احوال طبقة کورگان مسفی بعبقات! 
توو له وسبب انقسام واشتمال مجمل مفصل ge‏ 

ale‏ مولف مشقت کتاب در کتابت ورغبت ناظران بایجاز 

وقلت .. ت فهرست امیر تیمو رگورگان صاحب قران وغیره 
بیست ودو نفر مشتمل بر دو طبقه طبقة اول که در ایران 
وتوران ودیگر اقالیم سلطنت کردند peal‏ تیمور وغیره شانزده 
نفر Lib‏ دويم که در هندوستان برای (!) علم اقتدار بر 
افراشتند ظپیرالدین pl ste‏ پادشاه وغیره زاد الله تعالی 

Then the history itself commences.‏ .اسباطېا 


Tabakah 1. From Timür till Umar Shaikh, the son 
of Sultan Abü Sa'id, the governor of Farghâna, and 
father of Babar, on fol. 32. 

Tabakah TI. History of Babar on fol. 27>; Humâ- 
yun on fol. 39%; Akbar on fol. 942; Jahangir on ff. 
1841-2159, The fullest information is given with 
regard to the last three emperors. 

In several places the MS. is damaged, especially on 
the last leaves ; one half of the last leaf (fol. 215%) is 
torn off. We give the fragment of the end : 

(م لاه معرم فده است soil ۱۰۷٩ ğin‏ لله علی اتمامه 
مولفه العبډ الدنب راخی (!) الی الرحمة 
قاقشال عفی عنه ولوالدبه a‏ 
(this line is entirely effaced)‏ 

ازم سرکار اقبال واجلال shy‏ حشمت وشوکت دستگاه 
معمّد براری است درمقام soy‏ تپته بعمل نواب مستطاب 

یار عریر یانت 

We conjecture that this colophon originally in its 
entirety stated— 

a. The month Muharram, A.H. 1079=A.D. 1668, 
June, as the date when this work was finished. 

b. That (Muhammad Barâri Ummi b. Muhammad 
Jamshid b. Jabbâri Khan b. Majnün Khan) Kâkshâl 
was the author. 

e. 'That this is possibly an autograph of the author, 
as in the second place, where we ought to find the 
name of the copyist, the name Muhammad Barari again 
appears ; and that this copy was made in the town of 
557 (50). 

Tt seems to be collated throughout ; the exterior of 
the MS. perfectly well admits of an age of from 200 to 
300 years. The only place where we find this work 
noticed is in the Bibliogr. Index of Sir H. Elliot, p. 2, 
No. xxxiv. 

Ff, 215, ll. :ود‎ Nastallik; size, 11 in. by 5$in. 
5 : 10 311. 

1 The letters underlined (here and in the following) are supplied 
by a later hand, this part of the leaf originally being torn off. 
2 Patna ? 



late Sir H. Elliot, in Journal of the As. Soc. of Bengal, 
vol. xxiii. p. 249, No.128; Rieui. p. 266, عبرتیّه‎ sis, 

It consists of an introduction (ash ps مقدمه در‎ 
صا بولایت کوچ واشام‎ EG! ,نههضت‎ on fol. 4b), and 
two makâlas مقاله اول در ذکر تسخی رکوچ بهار و شت از)‎ 
دیار‎ yl ,احوال‎ on fol. 6b; مقاله دویم در شرح اشام و نبذی‎ 
al > مرزودوم‎ ul ,(تمام از‎ on fol. 11۲, Comp. 
Elliot, History of India, vii. pp. 265-269. 

On fol. 105 the second makâlah concludes, and on 
fol. 1062 there begins a continuation, relating the 
events immediately following, and bringing the history 
down to the month Sha'bân, A. H. 1076 (comp. fol. 175P, 
1. 2)=a.p. 1666, February. 

جثود نامعدود حمد ملازم Beginning of the preface:‏ 
حضرت ملك GM‏ علی الاطلاتیست که صف آرایان Yaa‏ 
al se‏ 

Beginning of the continuation: پسم الله الرحمن‎ 
قبل ازین مرتوم شدک احتشام خان را غفران پنا:‎ ‘peal 
This copy may be Shihab-aldin’s auto- 

Ff. 176, 11.15; very distinct Nastalik ; size, 82 in. by 52 in. 
(Bor. 589. 


The same. 

Introduction on fol. 3>; Makalah I on fol. 52; Makâ- 
lah TI on fol. 8%. Continuation wanting. Dated by 
“Abd-alrahmânbeg of Harât, the 16th of Dhü-alka'dah, 
A.H. 1093 A.D. 1682, 16th of November. 

Ff. 66,11. 15; Nasta‘lik; size, 84 in. by 5lin.; a small orna- 
ment as heading of the first page. (Bop. 687.) 

.(مجمل مفصل) Mujmal-i-mufassal‏ 

The second volume of a chronicle called Mujmal-i- 
mufaşşal, containing the history of Timur, his descen- 
dants in Iran and in India, till the death of the emperor 
Jahangir and the enthronization of Shâhjahân, .د‎ 
1037=A.D. 1627. 

اساس سپاس را چه یارا که در حریم کبریای : Beginning‏ 
.الهی قامت استقامت تواند افراشت a‏ 

It was composed by Muhammad Barâri Ummi bin 
Muhammad Jamshid bin Jabbari Khan bin Majnün Khan 
Kakshal, A.H. 1079 —A. D. 1668, and divided into two 
parts (tabakât): 1. Timâr and those of his family who 
afterwards ruled in İrân and Türân; 2. Bâbar and his 
successors, See fol. 1b, 1. 4 abinf.: بعد این مچلد‎ Ll 

پا ند از SEES pas‏ کت نیازمند درگاه باری معمد براری 
آمی ادن des?‏ جمشید ان جباری خان ul‏ مجنون خان 

(A.H. 695-717 =A.D. 1296-1317), and brings the his- 
tory down as far as the reign of Aurangzib, A.H. 1101 
=A.D. 1689, 1690. 

Ff. 178-28, History of the Khilji dynasty, beginning 
about the year A.H. 704—A.D. 1304. 

Ff. 28b-65a, History of the house of Tughluk. 

Ff. 65°—78>, History of the Sayyids and the house 
of Ludi. 

Ff. 78b-183%. History of the Moghul emperors of 
India till the year A.H. 11۵1 (Aurangzib’s wars with 
the Marattas). 

Ff. 1839—2509, History of the dynasties in the 
Dakhin : 

Fol. 1832, The Bahmani dynasty of Gulbargah. 
Fol. 2022, The “Adil-Shâhs of Bijapur. 

Fol. 218°. The Nizâmshâhs of Ahmadnagar. 
Fol. 2418, The Kutbshâhs of Gulkunda. 

Fol. 2472, The ‘Imadshahs of Barâr. 

Fol. 2498. The Baridshâhs of Bidar. 

Ff. 2500-2721, The Sultans of Gujarat. 

Ff. 2722-2847. The Sultans of Malwah. 

The book was divided into four fasls; the beginning 
of the first is wanting ; the second fasl (subdivided into 
SİX s425) on fol. 183%; the third on fol. 2509; the 
fourth on fol. 272%. For the sake of comparison we 
subjoin a piece of text, taken from the beginning of 
the history of the Sayyids on fol. 659; ذکر ایالت حضر‎ 
wok, سلیمان صاحب طبقات معمودشاهی‎ wl. خان ین‎ 

2 مبارکشاهی حضر yp‏ ۳ د مندانند واو پسر Me‏ 

کس سل سرران دولت که ازامرای كبارسلطان فیروز 

شاه دود ملك سلیمان ر پسر خوانده بود چون ol.‏ دولت 
در حکومت ملتان فوت شد حکومت چا بملك şe‏ 
EE‏ او مفزض لشت او نیز درهمان ya all‏ ملك 
سليمان که تا آنوقت خود را سیّد نمیدانست Slo‏ ملتان 
کگردید بعد مردنش حضرخان حکومت ملتان یافته بعد ماحب 
قران در دیار هند #عکومت ملتان بعکم آتعضرت حکومت 
SI ols.‏ 

The additions are ff. ıb-16b. Ff. ıb-gb contain an 
anecdote of a Ghaznawide Sultan (whose name is not 
mentioned), his two sons Hamid and Nasir, who are 
slandered by one of the Sultân's wives. Ff. gh-16> 
contain part of the history of Malwah, comprising the 
time from Mahmüd Khilji to Nâşir-aldin (A.H. 839- 
g06=A.D. 1435-1500). This part is identical with 
fol. 277P sg. of the genuine work. Besides there are 
some added leaves scattered throughout the whole: 
ff. 22, 46, 53, 54, 107, 122, 275, 282-7 

The book is called by more recent hands التراريع‎ CJ 
on the fly-leaf, on fol. 14, and at the end; the colophon 
(in the writing of the additions) calls it GLU! ,لب‎ 
which the same recent hand has corrected into لب‎ 

Colophon : : 

شهر فلقعدو de‏ ۳۳ جلوس ولا تعریر یافت 

This note, we believe, is simply transcribed from 




A a 

(عالگیر نامه) “Alanıgirnâma‏ 

A history of the first ten years of the emperor 
Aurangzib's reign, from his accession to the throne to 
the beginning of the eleventh year, A.H. 1068—1078 — 
A.D. 1658-1668, composed by Muhammad Kazim bin 
Muhammad Amin Munshi, in the thirty-second year of 
the emperor’s reign, and dedicated to him; comp. W. 
Morley, Catal., p. 125; Elliot, History of India, vii. 
p-174; Rieui. p. 266 sq. > 

ای داده بعقل پرتو آکامی ‏ شامان زتو : Beginning‏ 
کامیاب شاهنشامی- آنرا که زکائنات öp‏ خواهی - بر سر 

Dated the 13th of Shawwal, in the seventh year of 
Farrukhsiyar’s reign (A.H. 11330 =A. D.1718, oth of Sep- 
tember). This work was edited in the Bibl. Indica, by 
the Mawlawis Khadim Husain and Abd-al Hai, Caleutta, 

Ff. 345, ll. 16-22; ff. 159-345 written in a clear and distinct 
Nasta‘lik; the first 158 leaves are supplied later by different 
hands, as it seems, partly in careless Nasta'lik, partly in Shikasta ; 

Oriental binding with flowers ; size, gin. by 6 in. 
(Caps. B. 2.] 


Another copy of the same. 

Beginning the same as in the preceding copy; a few 
lines are wanting at the end; the last page (being 
turned upside down) breaks off with these words : عطاشده‎ 
,ميلذرانند‎ corresponding to the preceding copy, fol. 
4349, 117. Ff. 339-346 are misplaced; the right 
order of the leaves is this: 339, 342, 340, 341, 344, 
345, 343, 346. The former owner of this copy was the 
emperor Muhammadshâh, whose seals (with the date 
A.H. 1143 A.D. 1730) are found on the fly-leaf and on 
fol. ra, 

Ff. 350, ll. 18; very clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 112 in, 
by 72 in. (FRASER 142.] 


Lubb-altawârikh التواردږ)‎ J). 

A general history “of the Muhammadan dynasties of 
India, imperfect at the beginning and end, but un- 
doubtedly—as a comparison with Elliot, History of 
Tndia, vii. p. 168, shows, and the title given to it on the 
fly-leaves and in the colophon corroborates—identical 
with the Lubb-altawârikh-i-Hind, by Bindraban, son 
of Rai Bhârâmal; comp, also Rieu i. p. 228. 

In the MS, we have to distinguish between an old part 
and later additions, apparently made with the view of 
giving the MS. the appearance of a complete work ; 
they are made at random, not very judiciously, and are 
gathered from different sources. The author of these 
additions cannot be acquitted of the charge of fraud, as 
he has in several places put at the bottom of the pages 
those words which are a general mark of the connection, 
whilst there is in fact no connection whatever. This 
seems to betray that he calculated to take in hasty 
readers, or to sell a fragment of a chronicle as a com- 
plete work. 

We shall first describe the genuine part, which begins 
with the inroads of the Moghuls under ‘Ala-aldin Khilji 


1785, fol., “the history of the first ten years of the reign 
of Alumgeer’). 

انتغاب صعائثف ایجاد انس و جان و Beginning:‏ _ 
.التقاط لطادف J]‏ 

Second part on fol. ob, from the tenth year of ‘Alam- 
gir’s reign, down to his death in the fifty-first, conclud- 
ing with an appendix on his excellent qualities and. 
his children (on fol. 2324, نارش شم از کرائم ذات و‎ 
Jole خدیو‎ we 3; and fol. 2369, ذکر اولاد قدسی‎ 

«(نزاد آنمغفور 

له للمد فی الاول والآخر Beginning of this part : sald‏ 
به پیرايش حمد جهان آفربنی a‏ 

The complete text was published in the Bibliotheca 

Indica, Calcutta, 1870-1871. 
Not dated. 

Ff. 239, 17.ل‎ Nasta‘lik; size, 92 in. by 6۲ in. (ELL1oT 236.] 


Kalimât-i-tayyibât طیّبات)‎ GLAS). 

A collection of notes and orders of the emperor 
Aurangzib, generally very short and obscure, entitled 
رکلمات طيّبات‎ and compiled, A.H. 1131, by one of his 
chief secretaries, Inâyât-allâh, beginning : الهی از قلم‎ 
By cues ) LS; comp. Elliot, History of India, vii: 
p. 203; Elphinstone, History of India (fifth edition), 
p. 673, note 16; and Rieu i. p. gor. This copy was 
written by Muhammad “AZmat-allâlı, but no date is 
given. On fol. 19 a seal of Shaikh Muhammad from 
A.H. 1134=A.D. 1721. 

Ff. 155, ll. 13; Nasta‘lik; size, 73 in. by 4} in. 

(FRASER 157. 

The same. 

This copy is incomplete at the beginning and end; 
one leaf is missing at the beginning and two at the 

end. , The single orders are styled here ارشاد‎ instead of 
Attached to this copy are two leaves from an 
Inshâ. No date. 

Ff. 62, 11, 17 ز‎ Nasta'lik; size, چو‎ in. by 7} in. 
(OusELEY App. 126.] 

The same. 

This collection is much shorter than the two pre- 
ceding ones; its last kalimah is found in Ouseley Add. 
126; already on fol. 29>, 1. 4, and in Fraser 157, on fol. 
73%, 1.10. Beginning the same as in Fraser 157. The 
title occurs only in this copy on fol. 19», با‎ 3 (not in 
Fraser 157, in which this part of the preface from fol. 
192, l. rr, till rgb, 1. 5, is missing). The chronogram 
by Muhammad Sabakhan, which follows here imme- 
diately after the title in |. 4, is misleading, since it 
consists of one bait only; the proper date is contained 
in the missing second bait, which (according to Fraser 
157, bottom of the last page) runs thus : 

سال ترتیب و جمع این توقیعات 



another copy; the copyist must mean the reign of 
Aurangzib, as no emperor after him ruled as long as 
thirty-three years; so we get the date A.H. 1101, the 
25th Dhü-alka'dah—a.p. 1690, August 30. Butasthe 
same date 1101 occurs in the old part on fol. 181, 1. 4, 
and as tae additions must be of a later date, so this 
note, being in the writing of the additions, does not 
refer to the present MS., but is simply transcribed 
from another copy. The old part is well written, and 
in many places the vowels are added. 
Ff. 284, ll. 11; Nasta‘lik; size, 8£in. by 43 in. 
) 0082727 35.] 

.(خلاصة التواريے ( Khulâşat-altawârikh‏ 

A general history of India from the earliest times to 
the fortieth year of the emperor ‘Alamgir’s reign, com- 
posed by the Hindi Sujân Rai Munshi, A.H. 1 105 
A.D. 1695, and dedicated to ‘Alamgir; comp. Elliot, 
History of India, viii. pp. 5-12; W. Morley, pp. 69-71; 
Rieu i. p. 230; J. Aumer, p. 84; Journ. Asiat., tom. iii, 
1854, p. 366; Sprenger, Cat. Berol., No. 221. 
rn. نقاش نکارخانة کاتنات و مصور کارگا:‎ 
ممکنات چون اقتضای آن کرد که الخ‎ 


Author's preface on fol. ıb, 

Account of the Hindüs on fol. 62. 

A description of the various Sübahs of India on fol. 1 gb, 

History of the Hindâ Rajahs on fol. ra, 

History of the Muhammadan dynasties of India on 
fol. 93%, beginning with Nasir Sabuktagin, and con- 
cluding with ‘Alamgir Aurangzib. 

Although the author finished his work as early as 
A.H. 1107, yet eleven years later he added in a few lines 
the emperor ‘Alamgir’s death, A.H. 1118—A.D. 1707. 

This very excellent but guite modern copy is dated 
the 20th of April, A.D. 1816. 

Ff. 302, Il. ز ود‎ very distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 103 in. by 7Zin. 

(Caps, A. 3.] 

A = ~ 

Maâthir-i “Âlamgiri عالگیری)‎ pl) 

A history of the emperor Aurangzib “Âlamgir's reign 
from A.H. 1067 down to 1118—A.D, 1656-1707, by 
Muhammad Saki Musta'iddkhân, who compiled this 
work A.H. 1122—A.D. 1710; comp. Elliot, History of 
India, vii. p. 181 sq.; Rieu i. p. 270; W. Morley, p. 127; 
Stewart, p.15; Mehren, p. 22. It is divided into two 
unequal parts : 

First part on fol. 1>, containing the history of the 
first ten years of “Alamgir's reign, and written by the 
author on the basis of Mirzâ Muhammad Kâzim's 

ار نامه‎ of which it is a short epitome اما بعد)‎ 
= 2 ~ 
ساتی مآثر عالگیری نگار‎ ater شبرازه بند اوراق اخبار‎ 
با خود مطارحه نمود که چهل ساله وقائع را در سلك تعریر‎ 
بانتغاب مجمل ده ساله رقمزده ناظم لفظ و معنی‎ 
نامه نویس پردازی و مفتم‎ Ke نفیس میرزا معمّد کاظم‎ 
995 صصيفه‎ ail خود سازی هم عنوان‎ Citas; this part 
was translated into English by Henry Vansittart,Calcutta, 

آورده اگر 


18. Three letters to Asadkhan, fol. 53P, p.1.r sg. 
This copy was finished the 7th of the month February, 
A.D. 1838; see the colophon on fol. 540,35“ تمام شد‎ 

= >> 

رقعات عالگيری داخ هفتم فبروری pe ۱۸۳۸ Stuy‏ 

When and by whom this collection was made is not 
stated. In the preface there are given only some 
instructions for the reader respecting the epithets and 
metonymical titles of “Alamgir's sons, grandsons, and 
other persons, used in these letters; comp. Elliot, 
History of India, vii. pp. 203, 204. Attached to these 
letters is (on ff. 54-562) a very interesting description 
of an imperial feast by Sayyid Nizâm-aldin Ahmad. 
The Ruka'ât-i-Alameiri were lithographed in Lahore ; 
comp. Cat. Berol., No.1585; C. Stewart, p. 88; Rieu i. 
p. 402 (an almost identical collection, made A.H. 1156). 

Ff. 56, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 11Zin. by 77in.; quite modern 
handwriting. (ELLror 12.] 


(قائم کراثم ( Rakâ'im-i-karâ'im‏ 

A third, but very short collection of notes and 
orders of the emperor ‘Alamgir, made by Sayyid Ash- 
raf Khan Mir Muhammad Alhusaini, and called by him 
“Rakâ'im-i-karâ'im? (on fol. 14, 1. 8) in remembrance 
of his deceased father Amir Khan ‘Abd-alkarim, to whom 
most of the letters are addressed; see Elliot, History of 
India, vii. p. 204, and Rieu i. p. 400. Accordingly 
every single order bears the title کریمه‎ heady 5 they are 
generally very short and apodictical. 

Beginning : 

WE‏ جانست ودیگ SGT‏ چا با زمن بشنو 
آگر هر sak‏ جانی GU‏ خوامی سخن بشنو الم 

2 : ات‎ me 

رقیمه عاقل خان جواب جست للکم : The last rakimah‏ 
AS‏ در باب نمودن قلعهدار ple yö sul‏ شدد 
.هود خوب نوشته نوکر هه چو میباید İİ‏ 

This copy was finished by the same Jawâd-allâh, the 
son of Muhammad Murâd-allâh Thânisari, who tran- 
scribed the third copy of the Kalimât-i-tayyibât, ۰ 
1194, the 7th of Muharram—A.D. 1780, January 14. 

Ff. 1-18, ll, 15; Nasta'lik; size, 83in. by 7} in. 

|OUSELEY 168.]} 

1. Ff. 18-14%. Collection of letters of ‘Alamgir to 
his son Muhammad A‘zamshah. Title: شقه ما و ت‎ 
اورذ زیب پادشاه هندوستان‎ sos? .ابو الظثرمعی الدین‎ 
_ Beginning : راهواری که این مرتبه‎ çel lele فرزند‎ 
S| .فرستاده اند‎ 

It is not stated by whom this collection was made, 
nor wheuce the letters were taken. The last is trans- 

lated in J. Scott’s History of the Dekkan, Shrewsbury, 
1794, part iv, p.8. Comp. Ruka‘at-i-‘Alamgiri, Lahore, 

* Instead جانان زمن بشنواه‎ ; in Ouseley 330, fol. 15%, this 
Bee runs thus: چان ناز‎ Peng Gs ت و‎ le تن‎ 
رت داو‎ 



=A.H. 1131. It was transcribed by Jawâd-allâh ibn 
Muhammad Murâd-allâh Thanisari (تهانیسری)‎ in Luck- 
now, and dated the 29th of Safar, A.H. 1194—A.D. 
1780, March 6. 
Ff. 18-50, ll. 15; Nastalik; size, 82 in. by 73 in. 
(OusELEY 168.] 


A fragment of the same. 

The last words of this copy correspond to Fraser 157, 
fol. 415, 1. 14. 

Ff. 32, 11.15; Nasta‘lik; size, gin. by5in. (FRASER 158.] 

۰(رقعات عالگیه ی) Ruka'ât-i “Âlamgiri‏ 

Another collection of letters by the emperor Aurang- 

zib, beginning: Zİ مکشوف دانشوران عالی فطرت ومعلوم‎ 
(agreeing with Aumer, p. 96). A careful index on fol. 1 

This collection contains 233 letters of ‘Alamgir to his 
sons, grandsons, generals, nobles, ete. : 

1. Ten letters to the eldest, son, the crown-prince 
Muhammad Mu‘azzam Shih ‘Alam Bahadur, fol. 30, 

bi Gal 
ii 2. ake letters to the second son, the prince Muham- 
mad A'Zamshâh Bahddur, fol. 6b, p. 3 sq. (comp. on this 
prince Nassau Lees, Materials, p. 471, note 4). 
3. A letter to the prince Muhammad Akbar (fol. 289, 
5 Ol) 

4. A letter to the prince Muhammad Kambakhsh (ib.) 

5. Two letters to the prince Muhammad Mu'izz-aldin 
Bahadur (the eldest son of the crown-prince Muhammad 
Mu'azzamshâh), fol. 28, p. or. 

6. Five letters to the prince Muhammad ‘Azim-aldin 
(the second son of the crown-prince), fol. 29%, p. o sq. 

7. Twenty-six letters to the prince Muhammad Bidar- 
bakht (the eldest son of ‘Alamgir’s second son, Mu- 
hammad A‘zamshah), fol. 29, p. ۵۵ sg. 

8. A letter to the Amir-alumaré Bahadur Shayista- 
khan, governor of Akbarabad, fol. 34, p. we. 

9. Thirty-nine letters to ‘Umdat-almulk Madâr- 
almahamm Asadkhân, ib. 

10. Four letters to Ghâz-aldinkhân Bahadur Firüz- 
Jang, fol. 478, p. 4. sq. 

11. Ten letters to Dhü-alfakârkhân Bahâdur Nuşrat- 
jang, fol. 47b, p. 91 sg. 

12. A letter to ‘Akilkhan, the governor of the Stibah 
of Shâhjahânâbâd, fol. 49», p. ٥٩ (comp. Ouseley, Biogr. 
Notices, p. 167). 

13. Six letters to Mirzâ Sadr-aldin Muhammad 
Khan Safawi, Bakhshi of the second order, ib. 

14. Two letters to Sadr-alşudür Muhammad Amin- 
khan Bahadur, fol. 50%, p. 9% sg. 

15. A letter to Lutf-allahkhan, fol. 50, p. ۰ 

16. Two letters to Hamid-aldin Bahadur, known by 
the name Niméa-i-Alamgiri (the short sword of “Alam- 
gir), ib. 

17. Seventeen letters to ‘Inayat-allahkhan, fol. 512, 
Pp. ٩۸ Sg. 

ساعات نېضت که عالگیر پادشاه غازی : Beginning‏ 

۰ هجری وقتی که چهار GS‏ روز مانده eb)‏ عالیات 

Sle.‏ گولکونده کوچ بر تد ال 
Not dated.‏ 

Ff. 64-81, 11, 15; small Nasta'lik on modern European paper ; 
size, 12}in. by 73 in. [OuSELEY 387.] 


.(بهادر شاهنامه) Bahâdurshâh-nâma‏ 

A history of the first two years of the reign of the em- 
peror Kutb-aldin Muhammad Abü-alnaşr Shah “Alam 
Bahadurshah (see this complete name, fol. 1 1b, 1. 10), Au- 
rangzib’s son, who ruled A.H.1119—1124—A.D. 1707— 
1712, written by Mukarrabkhan, called Danishmand- 
khan (as a note on fol. 18 relates). This is the same 
author who is also well known as a poet under the title 
of Ni‘matkhan (see A. Sprenger, Catal., p.328,and Rieu 1. 
p- 272). His name was originally Nür-aldin Muhammad, 
of a Shiraz family, and his takhallus ‘Ali. This history 
of Bahadur is detailed in the highest degree, narrating 
events from month to month, sometimes even from day to 
day, and gives a great quantity of most interesting special 
notices on the little events of the imperial court and the 
great and important transactions and deeds of Bahadur. 
It opens with his accession to the throne (the ta'rikh on 
fol. 129, 1, 12, gives the date as A. H. 1119—A.D. 1707, 
امد‎ AS رحمت‎ ale (در‎ and the civil war between 
the three brothers. Beginning the same as in Aumer: 
دست بر آورده بجود کریم ناز و نعیم دو چهان در کنش»‎ 
تا بابد مصرفش الخ‎ Jil Gl. 

On fol. 136b begins the second year of Bahâdurshâh's 

reign, the first day of which is fixed here on the Ist of 
Dhü-alhijjah (1 gth Asfandâr), A.H.1120—A.D.1708: 48 

ماه ولت موافق نوزدهم اسفندارماه الهی مطابق نه 

هرا رتکد وبیست Gs?‏ ابتدای سال دوم حضرت خلیفه 

On the concluding page (fol. 245%, 1. 7 sg.), the 

author eulogises the emperor, that in such a short space 
of time, during two years, he gloriously has measured 
the long way from Pishawar to Haidarâbâd از پيشاور)‎ 
تا حیدر اباد طول مسافت را درعرض دو سال با چاه وجلال‎ 
2 .(طى نموده‎ That only the events of the first two 

years of his reign have been described is sufficiently 
accounted for by the author’s death in ۵, H. 1121=A.D, 
1709; see A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 328; Elliot, History 
of India, vii. p. 568, where this work is styled “Ta'rikh- 
i-Shâh ‘Alam Bahâdur Shah.’ 

This copy is not dated at the end, but on fol. 1 there 
is a very carelessly written notice, which appears to fix 
the date in A.H. 1161=A.D. 1748. 

Other copies of the same in Aumer, p. 97; Rieu i. 
p. 272; and Manuscripts of the late Sir H. Elliot, in 
the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. xxiii. 




A.H. 1281 (lithographed) ; see Trübner's Record, No. 2, 
Pp. 42. : 

2. Ff. 152-322. Another collection of ‘Alamgir’s 
letters to different persons. 

شقه cle‏ ابو BEN‏ معی الدین محمّد اورنگک زیب Title:‏ 
ob.‏ هندوستان 

It is the same collection as No. 253, رقانم کات‎ 
Instead of رقیمه‎ the orders are here called ,شق‎ and in 
many cases the names of the persons to whom they are 
addressed are here added. 

3. Ff. 33>-52>. Historical extracts relating to the 
period of Aurangzib’s death, A.D. 1707, till towards 
the end of the reign of Jahândâr (who died A.D. 1713). 
They correspond to the beginning of the Siyar-almuta’- 
akhkhirin, pp. ۲-10 (Calcutta, A.H. 1248). 2 

تکارش این LS‏ وقال تبیین این احوال Beginning:‏ 
است که a‏ بیست وهشتم ذی قعده شاه سلیمان 
oh.‏ ازین چارسو فانی Al‏ 

It is imperfect at the end, breaking off in the chapter 
انتزاع پرناله‎ EOS 

No date; eastern binding. 

Ff. 52; handwriting (of the end of the last century) and 
paper the same as in No. 255; size, 12}in. by 7} in. 
[OUSELEY 330.] 


a. Fol. 64>. Letter of Shih “Abbâs the Great to 
Jahangir after the conquest of Kandahar by the Per- 
slans, A.D. 1621. 

Beginning : gi اجابت‎ elke دعواتی که از‎ alas 
gi غنيۍ مراد شکفته نکپت فزای‎ See Elphinstone, 
History of India, 5th edit., p. 564, and Malcolm, His- 
tory of Persia, 1. p. 544. 

b. Fol. 662, Reply of Jahangir to ‘Abbas. 

سپاس معرا از ملابس حذ وقیاس وستايش Beginning:‏ 
Yaa.‏ از آلایشس تشبیه ال 

e. Fol. 67>. Note (sx3,), which Aurangzib wrote for 
his son A'Zamshâh ر(برای اعظم شاه)‎ and on fol. 68> a 
collection of letters and notes, directed by Aurangzib 
to the same. They are very much of the same character 
as the Kalimât-i-tayyibât. The name of the collector 
is not stated, nor any date. 
پسند سعادتمند عمره‎ Jo معلوم فرزند‎ 
ae پانزدهم ماه صیام میمعت التيام‎ y= ee ob 
با لیر والاقبال مصعوب قاصدان شما‎ Ul شوال ختم‎ Fi 

I .رسيد‎ 
End on fol. 78>: GES بشنوودېانه‎ Guess = 
pip بکویدت‎ Gite هرچه ناصم‎ 

On fol. 79% follow two chronograms relating to 

d. Ff. 79>—80% An accurate account about the 
marches of Aurangzib, the time of his setting out and 
arriving, from A.H. 1066 (3rd of the second Rabi‘) to 
1069 (15th of the second Jumada), 

Beginning : 


on‏ ,فصل دویم در ذکر امیرانی که خطاب نیافته اند 
fol. 7۰‏ 

The second book, on fol. 2٥ ,اچ‎ contains the biographies 

of all the Hind’ Amirs, likewise alphabetically arranged 

(باب دويم در ذکر احوال امرای هنود) 

فصل اول در ذکر آنها که خطاب رانا و مهاراجه وراو 
on fol. ۳٠‏ ,و راوت و راول و leh‏ و رای یافته اند 

قمل دویم در ذکراحوال راجپوتان وغیره که خطاب راجگی 
on fol. 236b,‏ رو غيره نیافته اند 

زحد حمد قادری که elo‏ امر Beginning of the work:‏ 
کن هژده هزار عالم را موجود فرمود و پس از نعت پیغمبری 

FS es 

The first Muhammadan Amir is Ashrafkhan, the 
first Hindi .رای اس رن‎ Comp. Sprenger, Manuscripts 
of the late Sir H. Elliot, in the Journal of the Royal 
Asiatic Society of Bengal, vol. xxiii. p. 239, No. 70; 
Elliot, History of India, viii. p. 192; and Rieu i, 
p. 339. This copy appears to be the author’s auto- 
graph, being undated (comp. the last words of the 

author’s preface on fol. 29 Ih ae 7 در مک ۰ هجچری‎ 
است‎ sub ترتیب‎ se). 

Ff. 267, بل‎ 17; legible Shikasta; size, 115 in. by 5$in. 
) 06887127 App, 149.[ 


Muntakhab-allubâb اللباب)‎ os), 

Part of the well-known history of the Moghul em- 
perors of India, composed by Muhammad Hashim “Ali- 
khan, who is commonly called Khâfikhân, and entitled 
Muntakhab-allubab, or Ta'rikh-i-Muntakhab, or simply 
Ta'rikh-i-Khâfikhân; comp. Rieu 1, p. 232. As Morley, 
p- 100, and Nassau Lees, Materials, p. 465 sq., state, Kha- 
fikhan wrote his work, containing a complete history of 
the house of Timür, in the last years of Aurangzib’s 
reign, but did not publish it until A.H. 1145 =A. ۰ 
1732, after having brought it down to the fourteenth 
year of Muhammadshâh's reign. There seem to be 
different redactions of this ta'rikb, as we conclude 
both from a remark of Nassau Lees, who says, on fol. 
4688, “No two copies that I have met with are 
exactly alike, while some present such dissimilarities as 
almost to warrant the supposition that they are distinct 
works,’ and from the great difference existing in the 
arrangement of the single copies known to us. Accord- 
ing to Morley the ta'rikh is subdivided into three 
portions, the first of which goes down to A.H. 1067, the 
second to 1118, the third to 1145. But this copy and 
the two following ones, too, are styled in the preface the 
second volume (4 ab ثانی‎ ste), chiefly com- 
prising the history of two~hundred lunar years, viz. from 
Bâbar's occupation of India, A.K. 932 (the thirty-third 
year of his reign), till A.u.1133 (the third year of the 
reign of Muhammadshâh). The first volume, which is 
wanting in all our Bodleian copies, contains, as we 
learn from the beginning of the preface of this second 



p- 245, No. 107. Compare also Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, 
tom. i. Advertisement, p. 7, No. exevil. 

Ff. 246, 11.15: each page surrounded with small red and blue 
stripes; there are blanks on fol. 13”, 69", 146”, and 175°; small 
illuminated frontispiece ; splendid eastern binding, ornamented 
with flowers ; Nasta'lik, very near to Shikasta; size, 8 in. by 43 in. 

(ELLıor 20. 

Mirât-alhakâik (gl (مرات‎ 

A very large and valuable” collection of historical 
deeds, documents, and statistical registers on the reve- 
nues and expenses of the Indian empire, especially for 
the years A.H. 1131-1139=A. D. 1719-1727, im a strict 
chronological order, compiled by Hafiz Muhammad 
Husain. The date of composition is 1138 (contained 
in this chronogram اخبار‎ Aa»), but, as just mentioned, 
the registers go down to 1139. The 010060 or preface 
of this work, which has the special title Şafâi A'ina 
آئین)‎ slic) on ff ېتچ‎ 8, contains, in eight hadikas, 
short personal accounts of the emperor Aurangzib 
‘Alamgir and seven of his successors, viz. Muhammad 
A'Zamshâh, Muhammad Muazzam Bahâdurshâh, Jahan- 
dârshâh, Muhammad Farrukhsiyar, Muhammad Rafi'- 
aldarajât, Muhammad Rafi‘-aldaulah, and Muhammad- 
shâh, every one accompanied with a very fine portrait. 
Then follows a comprehensive history of India from 
Babar down to A.H. rı3r, the beginning of Muham- 
madshah’s reign, on ff. 498-92»; and on fol. 93% the 
registers and statistical accounts begin. Some leaves 
are missing at the end. 

Beginning : cas رك ابر نیسان خامه‎ GY Ae 
ستایش شامنشامی دستکامی است که افسر مرت عالم‎ 

Ff. 489; centre column, ll. 13-19; very large and distinct 
Nasta‘lik, written by different hands; eight pictures on ff. 5”, 6b, 

and 23%; size, 14} in. by 9+ in.‏ ,229 ,219 ,13 ,119 ردق 

[Fraser 124. | 
258 _ 

Tadhkirat-alumara الامرا)‎ 3935). 

Biographical dictionary of the famous Amirs, Khans, 
and Rajahs at the courts of the Moghul emperors of 
India, especially of Akbar, Jahangir, Shabjahan, and 
‘Alamgir, compiled A.H. 1140 (not 1184, as Sprenger 
and Rieu state; nor 1194, as Elliot does, since the seal 
of a former owner of this copy, on fol. 12, bears the 
date 1181)=a.p. 1727, by Kiwal Ram, on the basis of 
Abti-alfadl’s Akbarnâma, Mu‘tamadkhan’s Ikbalnama-i- 
Jahangir, the Tüzuk-i-Jahângiri (the emperor's auto- 
biographical memoirs), “Abd-alhamid Lâhüri's Padishah- 
nâma, Muhammad Salih’s Shahjahannama, Mirza 
Muhammad Kazim’s ‘Alamgirnima, Musta‘idd Khan 
Muhammad Sâki's Maâthir-i “Alamgiri, the Kalimât-i- 
tayyibât, the Rakâ'im-i-karâ'im, the A'Zamshâhnâma, 
the Bahâdurshâhnâma, and others. It is divided into 
two books (OL), and every book into two chapters (فصل)‎ 

The first book, on fol. 2%, contains the biographies of 

all the Muhammadan Amirs in alphabetical order باب)‎ 
امرای مسلمین‎ SS در‎ 7 

فصل ول در ذکر امیرانی که اخطاب خانی و غیرد سر 
on fol. 24,‏ رفراز شده اند 


siyar's, ete. ete. on fol. 416%; Muhammadshâh's on fol. 
460%, The subdivision into two portions is not to be 
found in this copy. Beginning the same as in the first. 

Ff. 492, ll. 22; small, clear Nasta'lik ; size, 10 in. by 7 in. 
[OUSELEY 268.] 


The same. 

A third copy of the same second volume, likewise 
without any subdivision, Babar on fol. 68 (without a 
heading) ; Humâyün on fol. 232; Akbar on fol. 46; 
Jahangir on fol. 802; Shâhjahân on fol.124>; ‘Alamgir 
on fol. 247>; Bahâdurshâh, ete. ete. on fol. 445% sq.; 
Muhammadshah on fol. 5253. About half a page is 
wanting at the end. This copy breaks off on fol. 5572 
with the words چند جان بسلامت آران تهلکه بدر برد‎ 
رو تمام‎ corresponding to fol. 441», 1. 5,in Caps. B. 4. 
On the fly-leaf is written in pencil: ‘ For B. Elliott, Esq. 
Khafee Khan’s History of India, copied at Lucknow in 

Ff. 557, ll. 23; Nasta'lik ; size, ı3in.by8lin. (Error 361. 


A history of Aurangzib and his successors, down to 
the twenty-first year of Muhammadshâh's reign, A.E. 
II51I=A.D. 1738, compiled at the request of Mr. James 
Fraser (see fol. 64, 1. 3, (مستر جیمس فربزر انکریز‎ by 
Shaikh Muhammad Murâd bin alshaikh Shihâb-aldin 
bin alshaikh Shams-aldin bin alshaikh Sirâj-aldin bin 
Kutb-alaktâb-alhakikah alshaikh Muhammad alâishti 
(his grandmother having been likewise a daughter of 
the Kutb-alaktâb alshaikh-alharamain alshaikh Yahya 
Cishti algujarati almadani ibn alshaikh Mahmüd bin 
Kutb-alaktâb-alhakikah, the above-mentioned ; he con- 
sequently was in double respect an offspring of the 
great spiritual chieftain, Muhammad alâishti; see fol. 
5>). Mr. Fraser (according to the preface of the 
history of Nâdirshâh, in English translation, London, 
1742, p. vi) studied under this Shaikh at Cambay, 
and calls him a man famous in those parts for his 
knowledge of the Muhammadan civil and ecclesiastical 
laws. 1 

Beginning of the preface: نیایش‎ Jİ, درر ستایش‎ 
— = 
zi .سزای نثار بارگاه‎ ۲ 

Beginning of the history itself on fol. gb: sU للمد‎ 
che للمتقین و الصلوة و السلام‎ sol 5 العالین‎ &, 

انزای سریر سلطنت و ety‏ انتمای اورنگک خلافت هزیر 

The Waşiyyatnâma, or last will of Aurangzib, is found 
on fol. 74>, 1. 2 sq.: gl تک بودم و بیکس رفتم‎ 
(translated by Fraser in— the above-mentioned history, 
p. 36); Bahâdurshâh's remarkable khutbah in Arabic, 
with Persian interlinear version, on ff. 85P—929, begin- 
ning: ۳ و نستعینه و نستغفره‎ Whee? lll ots 
Bahâdurghâh's reign begins on fol. 84°; Farrukhsiyar’s 



volume, a detailed history of Timur; see fol. 20: چون‎ 

ذکرسلطنت الو ile‏ صاحبقران لس Begs‏ 

آمده ys‏ چند از بنای حسب و نسب این خاندان عالۍ 


Although it is only the second volume of the 
ta'rikh, this copy notwithstanding contains the same 
materials as those in Morley's Catal, pp. 100 and ror, 
and a great deal more, viz., 

An introduction or account of tbe origin of the 
Timürides and a very concise story of Timür and his 
descendants till Babar, on fol. 2°. 

Babar on fol. 6۶ (from the beginning of the occupa- 
tion of India, on fol. 12>, the history becomes more 
full and detailed); Humâyün on fol. 20%; Shirshah 
on fol. 264; ‘Salimshah bin Shirshâh on fol. 315; 
Firüzkhân on fol. 33%; Sikandarshah on fol. 359; 
Akbar on fol. 39; Jahangir on fol. 66>; Shâhjahân 
on fol. 1028; Aurangzib ‘Alamgir on fol. 207%; Baha- 
durshâh and Jahandarshah on fol. 372%; Muhammad 
Farrukhsiyar on fol. 3782; Rafi-aldarajat on fol. 403 ; 
Rafi-aldaulah on fol. 408%; Muhammadshah on fol. 
410%, The third year of this last emperor begins on 
fol. 4378. 

This copy is divided into two large portions, the first 
of which (ff. 1b-37ob) goes down to the death of Au- 
rangzib, A.H. 1118 (corresponding to the first and 
second portion of Morley’s copies), the second (on ff. 
3729—4419) to A.H. 1133=A.D. 1720, 1721. 

Beginning of the first portion, or general beginning 
of this second volume, on fol. 1b: چهان جهان شکرو‎ 
سپاس افزون از قیاس پادشاهی را سزاست که بمقتضای‎ 
حکمت بالغه وجود جهانداران ذو الاقتدار را باعث امن‎ 
MN .وامان عالیان کردانید‎ 

برطالبان : *372 Beginning of the second portion on fol.‏ 
اخبار لیل و نهار روزگار مخفی نماند که در ایّامی که عظیم 
الشان الا 

Edited in the Bibliotheca Indica, by Maulavi Kabir- 
aldin Ahmad, Calcutta, 1868-1874. Very large ex- 
tracts are translated in Elliot, History of India, vii. 
Pp. 207-533. ‘This copy is wrongly styled, both on 
the back of the binding and in the colophon: there it is 
entitled “Alamgirnâma, here Tawârikh-i-Timürnâma. 
Dated the 19th of Muharram, in the fifth year of the 
reign of ? (Shah “Alam perhaps? that would be A.H. 
1178=A.D. 1764, July 109). 

Ff. 441, ll. 23-26; Nastalik; a little worm-eaten ; size, 83 in. 
by 6 in. (Caps. B. 4.] 


Another copy of the same. 

Another copy of the same second volume, not dated. 
It is carefully written and in perfect preservation. 
Ff. 169-184 and ff. 203>—222) are not quite so neatly 
written as the rest. Babar’s history begins on fol. 6); 
Humâyün's on fol. 22h; Akbar's on fol. 444; Jahan- 
girs on fol. 762; Shâhjahân's on fol. 1219; “Alamgir's 
on fol. 248¢; Bahâdurshâh's, Jahândârshâh's, Farrukh- 


گلشن دویم در بیان صولجات جنودستان (از ملك دکن) 

on fol. 71â. 

سن سیوم در بیان مسافت منازل چهار سو از شا yu‏ 
on fol. ۰‏ ,آباد دهلی 


رگلشن چهارم در ذکر سلاسل فقرا و درویشان هنود 
on fol, 11۰‏ 

سپاس بیرون از قباس پادشاهی را سزا که : Beginning‏ 
كو تمام ot)‏ نقطه از معیط مملکت اوست a‏ 

Fol. 110 is left blank. This copy is dated the rıth 
of Shawwâl, a. H. 1203 (the thirty-first year of Shah 
‘Alam’s reign) =A. .ظ‎ 1789, July 5. 

Ff. 125, ll. 16-19; very careless Nasta'lik, partly like Shikasta, 

written by different hands; size, 113 in. by 623 in, 

|ELLror 366.] 


«(سیر التاخرین) Siyar-almuta’akbkhirin‏ 

The Affairs of the Moderns, a history of the Mu- 
hammadan power in India from A. H. 1118 (Alamgir's 
death) down to 1195—A.D. 1781, by Ghulam Husain 
bin Hidâyat “Alikhân bin alsayyid ‘Alim-allah bin 
alsayyid Faid-allâh altabâtabâ alhusaini; comp. vol. i, 
fol. 178, ll. ro and 11; W. Morley, p. 105 sq.; J. 
Aumer, p. 85; Elliot, History of India, viii. pp. 193- 
198; Rieu i. p. 280. 

Contents : 

The first and second volume together correspond to 
Morley’s first volume, and contain the history of the 
Moghul empire from A.H. 1118 to 1152 (see this date, 
vol. i, fol. 2362 sg.), the twenty-second year of Muham- 
madshah’s reign; a detailed account of the affairs of 
Bangalah down to 1195; and a concluding chapter on 
Mubarak-aldaulah, the English government in Bangâlah, 
etc, ete. The second volume opens with the year 1170 
(in the Bangâlah history). 

The third volume corresponds to Morley’s second 
volume, and continues the history of the Moghuls from 
1153 to 1195. To each volume a detailed index is 
prefixed, but that of the first is incomplete at the end, 
and that of the second incomplete at the beginning. 
The appendiz is entirely wanting in this copy. 

Beginning of the first volume on fol. 16> (No. 156):‏ 
سپاس بیقیاس سرمدی) اس نثار بارگاه عظمت و جلال 
وادار ده الیست که كونادون عوالم & سان حال و زنان 
.مقال ال 

First heading of the second volume on fol. 15% (No. 
157): جماع الکلییه برای تدارك واسترداد کلکته‎ ee 
.که از دست آن جماعه بدر رقته بود و لراختن الم‎ 
, Beginning : چون سراج ادو بمرکز دولت خود سالما‎ 
2 .وغالما بر لشت و دولتها بر دولت افزوده‎ 

(No. 158);‏ هو Beginning of the third volume on fol.‏ 
حمد وثنای پادشاه علی الاطلاق و شکرو سپاس خالق | کی 
و آمای Je‏ جلاله ا مومعه داران Bl‏ 



on fol. 1127; Muhammadshah’s is not especially marked. 

This copy is, no doubt, Shaikh Muhammad’s autograph. 

Ff. 198, ll. 13; Nasta'lik, written by an Indian hand ;, two 
illuminated frontispieces on ff. 1 and gh; size, 73in. by 44 in. 
[Fraser 122.] 


A short account of the war and negotiations between 
Muhammad Shah and Nadir Shah, A.D. 1739; see 
Elphinstone, History of India, 5th edit., p. 716 sq. 

اسان کت sis shlong wil‏ شاه Beginning:‏ 
پادشاه با ob‏ شاه ایرانی واقعه در ISG ۱۱۰۳ dew‏ ویکصد 
وبنجاه ودو هچری ودر سن ۲۱ بیست ويك جلوس Dos?‏ 
a >‏ 
Al‏ ميصض ام کت برمان املك الم 

A similar composition is noticed by W. Morley, 
p. 139, No. exlviii. 

Ff. 109-120, ll. 15 ; Nasta'lik, on modern European paper ; 
size, lol in. by 73 in.; this seems to be written by the same hand 
as No. 255. (OusELEY 387. 


Tarikh-i-Nik Gulshan (21% نيك‎ 25). 

A quite modern compendium of Indian history and 
geography, compiled by Rai Câturman Kâitah, and 
entitled نيك گلشن‎ 2b (in the colophon it is styled 
اخبار الاخیار‎ ae) It is identical with the چهار‎ 
زللشر‎ comp.~Elliot, History of India, viii. p. 255; 
Sprenger, Catal. Berol., No. 219, and Manuscripts of 
the late Sir H. Elliot, in the Journal of the Asiatic 
Society of Bengal, vol. xxiii. p. 230, No. 14—although 
the beginning differs. 

The date of the composition is A.H. 1173 —A.D. 1759, 
the beginning of Shih ‘Alam’s reign ; see the chrono- 
gram representing a composition of the author’s name 
and the work’s title, in the two following baits, on 
fol. 28, 1, 5: 

as EEE : >‏ يت 
زدل گفتم بکو تاریخ روشن - ندا آمد چترمن نيك کلشن 
بود نام پر و ربيخ داخل هم از مجموعه شد 
According to the colophon the author died only one‏ 
بعد ترتیب 5( week after having finished this history‏ 

(تصنیف این کتاب thle,‏ یکهفته بعالم جاودانی شتانت 
The ta'rikh is divided into four gulshans :‏ 

on fol. *‏ رگلشن اوّل در احوال پادشاهان هندوستان 
(comprising many Şübahs or districts; for instance,‏ 
Ryo‏ مستقر üye, on fol. 257 Nİ‏ شاهچهان آباد دهلی 
ya‏ دار السلطنت on 101.26٤:‏ اک اداد عرف Yİ‏ 
ye, on fol. 438‏ دار gel‏ ملتان ;>39 on fol.‏ ,لاهور 
On‏ ,330 اللءآباد ;>45 as whe “ye, on fol.‏ 
Lys, on fol,‏ مالوه ;612 ,101 diye, on‏ لجرات ;55° fol.‏ 
ete, ete.)‏ ,»64 


ز(تفصیل اولاد حشرت رم تست جهان واسامی زوجات) dren‏ 
+تفصیل احوال سلاطین کال on fol. 2454, a‏ 

Third book, ff. 246b-3033, The next twelve years of 
Shah ‘Alam’s reign, from the proceedings against 
Dâbitakhân, and his investiture as Amir-alumara, to 
the re-appointment of Afrâsiâbkhân, A.D. 1783 (see 
ff. 2649, 27 و1‎ 2898). 

Beginning, after nine baits بنام شهی کو شه عالم)‎ 
Zİ ,(است‎ fol. 246%, 1. 8, with the words الذی‎ ol! للمد‎ 

" .جعل السلاطین العظام 

Fourth book, ff. 36043-226٨8 From the escape of 
prince Juwanbakht to Lucknow, 1784 (see, for in- 
stance, fol. 313>), to Shah “Alam’s dethroning and 

blinding by Ghulam Kadirkhan, 1788. 
Beginning, after eighteen baits عالم آن شاه)‎ as 
2 ر(کردون مدار‎ with the words داستان از نوادر سوانع در‎ 
.این ایام ے‎ On fol. 322) is the poor king's celebrated 

elegy on the loss of his eyes (in twenty-two verses), 
commencing : 

داد oly ps‏ سر و درگ جهاندارق ما 

(text and English translation in Francklin’s History, 
p. 250, but there are only twenty-one baits). 

This work is guoted in Elliot, Bibliogr. Index, Ad- 
vertisement, p. 7, No. cexvi, and Elliot, History of 
India, viii. p. 393, where it is styled ‘Shah ‘Alam- 
nama. Other copies of this work arefound in Rieu 
i. pp. 278 and 281 sq. 

Ff. 326, ll. 28 and 29; Nasta'lik, very near to Shikasta و‎ it is 
an autograph copy by the author, and revised and supplied with 
additions by himself; the handwriting is the same, but seems 

to belong to different times, difficult also to read ; size, 11 in. 
by 63-63 in. (Error 3.) 


Some firmâns relating to foreigners residing in 
India, especially Englishmen, given by Jahangir, Shâh- 
jahan, Aurangzib, Bahâdurshâh, ete. ete. The first, 
given the 29th of Ramadan, in the 22nd year of Ja- 
hângir's reign, A. H. 1035=A.D. 1626, 24th of June, 
begins: و متکقلان معاملات حال‎ why متصذیان‎ 
.واستقبال الخ‎ 

Ff. 17-28, ll. 11 و‎ Nasta'lik; size, 63 in. by 4 in. 

[FRASER 228.] 


Dastür-al'amal .(دستور العمل)‎ 
Statistical tables of Hindüstân under the Moghul 
emperors, containing an account of the revenues and 
full lists of all the officers employed in the various 
departments of administration, beginning: ممالك‎ > 
هندوستان و غیره‎ Sag =? That this little work cannot 
be identical with that abridgment which was made by 
Abü-alfadl from his own A’in-i-Akbari, and entitled 



It is not impossible that these three MSS. contain 
the author’s original copy. There is no date of a 

The right order of ff. 247-253 in No. 158 is this: 
244, 252, 250, 248, 249, 253 (fol. 251 being left 

This work was (likewise without the appendix) edited 
at Calcutta, A.H. 1248—A.D. 1832, by ‘Abd-almajid ; 
an abridgment of this history, entitled the ‘ Moolukh- 
khusool Tuwareekh, was published by ‘Abd-alkarim, 
Calcutta, 1827; a lithographed edition of the whole 
work appeared in Lucknow, A.H. 1283. It was trans- 
lated into English by a French renegade Mustafa, 3 vols., 
Calcutta, 1789; the first portion (about a fifth of the 
whole) by John Briggs, for the Oriental Translation 
Fund, London, 1832. The introduction to the Siyar- 
almuta’akhkhirin (in Elliot it is called the first volume) 
was published in Persian text by ‘Abd-almajid, 1836, 
at Calcutta (..» Fars سير‎ OLS kk); comp. Elliot, 
History of India, viii. pp. 194 and 198. 

Vol. I, ff. 527; Vol. II, ff. 436; Vol. III, ff. 253; 1۰15 و‎ large 

modern Nasta‘lik; some leaves seem to be supplied later; size, 

in. by 6} in. ) 08827 App. 156-158.)‏ چو 


AiniAlamshahi عالشاهی)‎ 37). 

A detailed history of the reign of Shah ‘Alam 11, 
emperor of Hindüstân, A.H. 1173-1202 =A.D. 1759- 
1787), written, in four books, by Ghulam ‘Alikhan, 
who was a Moghul, formerly in the service of prince 
Mirzâ Juwânbakht Jahândârshâh, and in 1798 Resident 
at Lucknow (see W. Francklin’s ‘ History of the Reign 
of Shah-Aulum, the present emperor of Hindustaun,’ 
London, 1798, which is principally founded on the work 
of Ghulam “Alikhân). 

First book, ff. 32-1014 (the first two leaves are a sort 
of preface), containing as introduction the history of 
Timür's house in India from the death of Aurangzib 
‘Alamgir, and the accession of Bahâdurshâh to the 
throne, A.H. 1119 =A. D. 1707 (fol. gb sq.), till the 
death of Safdar Jang, A.H. 1167=A.D. 1754 (fol. 95). 

Beginning (fol. 3°, 1. 4), after five baits بنام خداوند)‎ 
راز ے‎ GE), with the words حمد جمیل وشکر جزیل‎ 
İY ,خداوند خداوندانراست که جهان‎ Fol.r4a, Muhammad 
Mu‘izz-aldin Jahandârshâh ; fol. 172. Muhammad Far- 
rukhsiyar Bahâdur; fol. 28>. Rafi'-aldarajât; fol. 29>. 
Rafi'-aldaulah ; fol. 309. Muhammad Shah; fol. 748. 
Death of Muhammad Shah; fol. 772. Ahmad Shah 

: Second book, ff. 1027-2465. The life and actions of 
“Alamshâh down to his entry into Dihli, A.D. 1771, 
and the defeat of Dabitakhan (see fol. 2379), preceded 
by the narrative of ‘Alamgir 11 (see fol. 108, al 
شرفنامة شاه فريدون دويم عالگیر‎ gi داستان فیض‎ 
رثانی طاب ثراه‎ and fol. 120). 
_ Beginning: Whol احدیرا رسد که میزان‎ See? dom 

on fol. 244b is found a‏ : فردی حقبقت ذاتش را ال 

detailed enumeration of the Shah’s women and chil- 


fol. 225 down to fol. 231 the right order of the leaves 
is this: 225, 227, 228, 230, 226, 229, 231. 
Not dated. 

Ff. 315, ll. 21; partly Nasta'lik, partly Naskhi, written, as it 
seems, by two different hands; a third hand has supplied later 
ff. 237-239 in very large writing (İl. 15-17); size, 103 in. by 
72 in. (Error 237.) 

271 Z 
Ta/rikh-i-Salâtin-i-Gujarat سلاطین جران)‎ 2) 
A short chronicle of the kings of Gujarat, compiled 

by Sayyid Mahmüd bin Munawwir-almulk. According 
to the index on fol. 14 it goes down from the accession 
of Sultân Ahmadshah (A.H. 813=A.D. 1410, accord- 
ing to J. Briggs, vol. iv. p. 11 sg., A.H. 815 =A.D. 
1412) to Sultan Muzaffar IIT bin Mahmüdshâh (a. H. 
968-980 A.D. 1560-1572), but in the text itself 
the last date mentioned is A.H. g6I—A.D. 1554, the 
year of Sultân Malimüd bin Latifshâh's death, Begin- 

للمد لل رت العالین و العاقبة yi‏ و ning: öyleli‏ 
و السلام dow dose de‏ الرسلین انا بعد این Sie‏ 
ریست درجمل احوال سلاطین تجرات خزسها الله تعالی 
ye.‏ الافات ال 

No date. A former owner of this copy was John 
Haddon Hindley. 

Ff. 21, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, Sin. by 53 in. 
[Caps. OR. 0.10. 

(مرآت سکندری) Mirât-i-Sikandari‏ 

A history of Gujarat from the foundation of the 
monarchy and the time of Zafarkhan bin Wajih-almulk 
to the suicide of Sultân Muzaffar ITI, the last of the Guja- 
râti kings (A.H. 1000=A.D. 1591, 1592), composed by 
Sikandar ibn Muhammad, who is known under the name 
of Manjhü Akbar GSilse=s) A. H. 1020=A. D. و1611‎ 
or rather 1022; see the following copy. He mentions 
as his authorities the following works: مظفرشاهی‎ es 
göreli تأریخ معمودشاهی‎ a second تارج مظفرشاهی‎ 
(read (معمود‎ let متا يے بهادرشاهي ۵:1 بنام سلطان مظتردن‎ 
The proper title of Sikandar's work occurs on fol. 2b, 
Ee زاین مجموعه را موسوم بمرات سکندری کردانید:‎ on 
101, 18 and in the colophon it is merely styled Ta'rikh-i- 
Pâdishâhân -i- Gujarât; comp. W. Morley, p. 83, and 
Rieu i. p. 287. The Persian text was lithographed 
A.D. 1831. Some pages are a little injured. 

للمد لله الذی جعل فردا من افراد المشر : Beginning‏ 
سلطانا من الانام و pol‏ بطاعته فی اطرتمة ul‏ فی القران 

This copy was finished the 29th of Dhü-alhijjah, 
A.H, 1046=A.D. 1637, 24th of May. 

Ff. 290, ll. 15; distinct Nasta'lik ; size, 9} in. by 5} in. 

(ELL1or 356.] 
The same. 273 

At the end of this copy, which was finished the 27th 
of Dht-alhijjah, a. H.10560—A.D. 1647, 3rd of February, 



this, appears, for instance, from the‏ 6 دستور العمل 
last page, where are enumerated the emperors Jahân-‏ 
gir, Shahjahan, and ‘Alamgir. Consequently it cannot‏ 
be older than the beginning of the twelfth century of‏ 
the Hijrah ; see similar compilations in Rieu i. p. 403 ۰‏ 

Ff. 57-100, the number of the lines very unequal in the dif- 

ferent pages, usually 20 or 21; Shikasta, at many places quite 
illegible ; size, چو‎ in. by 42 in. [FRASER 86.] 


A diary, or heads of intelligence, from the court 
of Dihli, beginning with the 15th of Rabi‘-althani, 
A.H. 1200, and ending with the 24th Jumada-alawwal 
of the same year—A,D. 1786, 15th of February to the 
25th of March. 

Ff. 18, ll. 17-25; horrible Shikasta; size, مد‎ in. by 6 in. 
(OusELEY App. 162.] 

b. Minor Dynasties. 


Maâthir-i-Mahmüdshâhi معمودشاهی)‎ pl). 

A very valuable and detailed history of the reign of 
“Alâ-aldunyah wa aldin Abâ-almuzaffar Mahmudshah 
Sultân alkhilji, the king of Mâlwah, over which -he 
ruled from the 2gth of Shawwal, a. ۰ 839=A.D. 1436, 
16th of May, to the roth of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 873= 
A.D. 1469, 31st of May; comp. J. Briggs, History of 
the Rise, ete., London, 1829, vol. iv. pp. 195-235, by 
‘Ali ibn Mahmid alkirmani, with the epithet Shihab 
Hakim, who was in the service of Mahmüdshâh, and 
wrote this work after the king’s death at the command 
of his son and successor Sultân Ghiyâth-aldunyah wa 
aldin Muhammad, A.H. 873-906. This work is the 
more important as there are not to be found in any 
catalogue other special histories of the dynasty of Mal- 
wah and particularly of Mahmüdshâh; on the other 
hand, this is perhaps the only copy we have got of it. 
It is a little defective at the beginning, one or two 
leaves of the preface being wanting. It opens with the 
words در‎ SG ee شناختش بی تشبیه و تمثیل‎ 
Fi «حکمت بالغه زمر جانربای يا ترياك رو افزای‎ 

After the introduction, which contains a long kaşidah 
in honour of the late Makmüdshâh, the work itself 
begins with a summary of the events which preceded 
Mahmüd's accession to the throne, especially under 
Sultân Hüsbang (A.H. 808-835) and Muhammadshah 
(4.8. 835-839), on ff. 32> and 542. Beginning of 
Mahmüdshâh's reign on fol. 62% (there is given by a 
mistake as date ثمانین و ثمانمانة‎ 3 5 instead of 
زتسع و ثلائین ال‎ comp. fol. 662, where is correctly 

written (در .34 اربعین وثمانمانة‎ The style is very 
flowery, intermixed with a great number of verses, 
belonging partly to the author himself, partly to other 
poets. Most of the Arabic words which occur in the 
text are explained in Persian on the margin, From 


composition given there as A.H. 1000 does not agree 
with the fact), and consists of an introduction, twelve 
chapters, and a conclusion. Comp. Rieu i. p. 316. 

Table of contents : 

حمد وئنای که اشئٌ Preface on fol. b, beginning:‏ 
Gull‏ چون BL‏ نور از چهرۀ حورتابان باشد و قطرات 

Introduction (مقدمه)‎ on fol. 78. 

Fasl I on fol. b. The Bahmani dynasty of the 
Dakhan, from “Alâ-aldin Bahmani (A.H. 748) to Sultan 
Mahmüdshâh ibn Muhammad Bahmani, who ascended 

the throne 887, according to the chronogram on fol. 15>, 
last line : 
جلوس حضرتش سمعیا - ازخیرعباد جوکه یابی مقصود‎ sob 

Faşl TI on fol. 16%. The “Âdilshâhi dynasty of Bijâpür : 
I. Yüsuf ‘Adilkhan bin Mahmüdbeg of Sâwah, who died, 
after thirty-one years’ reign, A, H. 925, according to 
this chronogram on fol. 249,1.5: درا بهشت‎ le. At 
the end there is given, as continuation of the first faşl, a 
short account of the reigns of the Bahmani Sultans, 
Mahmüdshâh (who ruled over the Dakhan thirty-six 
years, and died a. H. 923) and Ahmadshah (who reigned 
only one year and eight months), and of the accession 
of ‘Ala-aldin bin Mahmüdshâh, the son of Yüsuf ‘Adil- 
khan’s daughter. 

Faşl 111 on fol. 248, The “Âdilshâhi dynasty: TI. 
Isma'il “Âdilkhân, who died, according to fol. 272, 1. رو‎ 
A.H. 941, after sixteen years’ reign. 

Faşl IV on fol. 27۶, The “Âdilshâhi dynasty: 7 
Tbrahim “Âdilkhân, who died, according to fol. 3ob, 1. 9, 
۸, 1.960 ,نهصد و شصت)‎ but وین‎ 965 is probably omit- 
ted). o Malükhân is merely mentioned in one line, but 
not counted as Shah. 

Fasl V on fol. 314, last line. The “Âdilshâhi dynasty : 
IV. Shah ‘Ali ‘Adilshah, who died A.H. 988. 

Faşl VI on fol. 35%. The Muhammadan kings of 
Gujarat down to the destruction of the monarchy by 
Akbar; of the Nizâmshâhis.of Ahmadnagar from 
Ahmad Nizâm-almulk ; and of the Kutbshahis of Gul- 
kundah from Kuli Kutbshâh to Muhammad Kuli Kutb- 

Fasl VII on fol. 66>. The earlier history of Afdal- 
khan down to A.H. 988, with an account of other events 
connected with him and the ‘Adilshahi dynasty. 

Faşl VIII on fol. 89>. The ‘Adilshahi dynasty : 
V. Ibrabim ‘Adilshah, from his accession to the throne 
down to the year when the author began this work. 

Fasl IX on fol. 126. The Moghul emperors Babar 
and Humayun. 

Faşl X on fol. 1372. Akbar. 

Fas] XI on fol. 182». The Safawi kings from the 
accession of Shah Tahmasp bin Shah Isma‘il bin Shah 
Haidar (A.H. 930) down to A.H. 1018 (in the reign of 
Shah ‘Abbas the Great). 

Faşl XII on fol. 209. Events in the first years of 
the reign of Sultân Salim, that is Jahangir, who suc- 
ceeded his father Akbar A.H. 1014, especially the fresh 




as date of this work’s completion is given the gth of 
Rabi'- alawwal, A. H. 1022—A, D. 1613, 29th of April. 
The first page is missing; it begins abruptly after 
some cancelled lines in the enumeration of the sources, 
corresponding to 1. و‎ in the first page of the litho- 
graphed edition. Presented to the Bodleian Library 
by Dr. Macbride, August 3rd, 1818. 

Ff. 341, written by at least three different hands in Nasta'lik 
and Shikasta ; the number of lines in each page varying from 13 
to 17; collated for the greater part; ff. 197” and 199° are left 

blank, but the text is uninterrupted; size, 93 in. by 53 in. 
(Honv. 230.] 


The same. Beğ : 

Beginning the same: Jİ Jas الذی‎ sU sl. 

The proper order of ff. 75-79, 147-151, and 162— 
175 is this: 75, 77, 78, 76, and 79; 147, 149, 150, 
148,and 151; 162, 166-169, 163-165, 174, 170-173, 

Dated the 25th of Rajab, A.H. 1079 .ظ ,دح‎ 1668, 
29th of December. 

Ff. 186, ll. 21; Shikasta ; size, 10 in. by 5} in. 
(FRASER 161. 


The same. 

Beginning the same. This copy was finished the 
roth of Safar, A.H. 1139=A.D. 1726, October 7, under 
Muhammadshah at Ahmadabad, and is collated through- 

Ff. 292, 1.17; Nastallik; size, 82 in. by 5 in. 

(WALKER 56. 

Tadhkirat-almulük اخلوك)‎ 3533). 

History of the ‘Adilshahs of Bijâpür and some of 
the contemporary minor dynasties of India, especially 
the Bahmanis of the Dakhan, the kings of Gujarat, the 
Nizâmshâhis of Ahmadnagar and the Kutbshahis of 
Gulkundah, together with a comprehensive account of 
the Moghul emperors Babar, Humâyün and Akbar, and 
the Safawi kings of Persia from Tahmâsp to ‘Abbas the 
Great, compiled by Rafi‘ of Shiraz (otherwise called 
Mir Rafi'-aldin Shirazi) at Bijâpür during the reign of 
the Shah Ibrahim ‘Adilshah bin Shah Tahmâsp bin 
Shah Ibrahim, who reigned from A.H. 488 to 1036—A.n. 
1580-1626. The author was born ۸:1۰ 947 —A.D.1540, 
and from his twentieth year was in the service of the 
“Adilshâhs, at first in Shah “Ali's, and later on in Shah 
Ibrâhim's. In his seventieth year, A.H. 1017 (in the 
month Ramadan)=a.p, 1608, December, after having 
been occupied for a longer time with compiling an 
abridgment of general history from the first six yolumes 
of Mirkhwând's Raudat-alşafâ and the seventh volume 
of Khwandamir’s Habib-alsiyar (this means, probably, 
the fourth chapter of the third volume of that work), 
he began this very instructive but somewhat confusedly 
arranged history, and completed it after three years’ 
hard labour, as it seems, A.H. 1020—A.D. 1611, for 
this date is the last which occurs; see fol. 216», last 
line. It is quoted as one of his principal sources by 
the author of the Basâtin-alsalâtin (history of the ‘Adil- 
shah dynasty; see W. Morley, p. 79; but the date of 



History of Bangâlah. ‘ 

History of ‘Aliwirdi-Khan, commonly called Maha- 
bat Jang, Nawwab of Bangâlah from A.H. 1153 to 1169 
=A.p. 1740 to 1756; see C. Stewart's History of 
Bengal (London, 1813), p. 445 8q., and Rieu i, ۰ 312. 

It begins without an introduction: اجداد معلی القاب‎ 

A w 

از قوم اتراك بودند وجدّش نسبت رضاع با عالگیر پادشاه 
داشت ودر زمر منصبداران منسلك وپدرش میرزا dist‏ 
sie.‏ سیلانچی سرکار List‏ اعظم شاه بود Ji‏ 

The last notice refers to the death of Jangi-Ram, the 
deputy-governor of Bahar, A. H. 1165 or 1166—A.D. 
1752; the appointment of Râmnarâyan (رام نراین)‎ as his 
successor, and to Dülbah-Râm, Jângi-Râm's son. 


ودر همین سنوات sel‏ جانگی رام که به نیابت End:‏ 
bape‏ بهار از قبل تواب Las‏ القاب سرفراز دود #علول اجل 
طبعی در گذشت پسرش اجه دولبه رام که معتبرين IS)‏ 
حضور ودیوانی تن تعلق باو داشت بعطای خلعت ماتمی 
مع سه برادر دیگر مورد الطاف وعنایت گردید celi,‏ 
Rize‏ مذکور از از!) انتقال راجه مسطور seli‏ رام نراین 
gles‏ گرفته خلعت geye‏ مرصٌع وشمشیر وفیل مشار الیه 
ارسال slew! 5 wal‏ عرض ومطالب ومارب ومعامله 
رام مقرر شد 

Accordingly our copy does not extend as far as 
Riew’s, which concludes with Mir Muhammad Ja'far- 
khan’s accession. This history corresponds, more or 
less accurately, with the report about the same period, 
given in Siyar-almuta'akhkhirin (pp. av—-14., Calcutta 
ed. A.H. 1248—A.D. 1832). As very often even the 
wording is identical with this latter work, we suppose 
that it is an extract from it. 

A similar work (perhaps the same) is noticed in the 
‘Catalogue of Oriental MSS,, chiefly Persian, collected 
by Duncan Forbes, on pp. 50, ۰ 

Not dated. 

Ff. 62, ll. 14; Nasta'lik, on modern European paper; size, 
123118. by 7} in. ] 0088787 372. 


History of Bangâlah. 

An account of the war of the Hast-India Company 
with Mir Kasim Khan, the then Nawwab of Bangâlah, 
A.D. 1760-1763; see C. Stewart, History of Bengal, 
p. 535, and Edward Thornton, History of the British 
Empire in India, 2nd edit., London, 1858, p. 88 ۰ 

٠ a =‏ 2 
از tee‏ بوقلمونی روزکار ونیرنگی قدرت Beginning:‏ 
آفریدکار احوال jae‏ قاسم خان نادانست چنانکه ار 

صاحب Gal‏ شعوری در سوانم احوال او بدیده JEE‏ 35 

rising of the Nizâmshâhi government in Ahmadnagar, 
the foundation of Daulatâbâd, etc. ete. 

Khâtimah on fol. 2182. Description of wonderful 
and strange things in the world, for instance, remark- 
able islands, rivers, mines, animals, ete. etc., interspersed 
with verses and curious tales. 

Ff. 233P and 234° are for the greater part soiled and 
effaced ; a blank on fol. 238». 

No date. 

Ff. 240, ll. 15; written by many different hands, partly in 

Shikasta, partly in Nasta'lik, on different paper; size, Iz in. by 
8} in. (Caps. OR. A. 5.] 


Ta'rikh -i- Sultân Muhammad Kutbshahi ) = YU 

History of the Kutbshâhi dynasty of Gulkundah, com- 
posed A.H. 1026—A.D. 1617, and dedicated to Sultan 
Muhammad Kutbshâh. The author is not known; see 
W. Morley, pp. 82, 83; Rieu i. p. 320, ete. 

تعمیدی که شاهباز بلند پرواز اندیشه Beginning:‏ 

بساحت of GUS‏ طیران نتواند نمود وتعجیدی که 

Contents : 

Preface on fol. ra, 

Introduction on fol. 32. About Kara Yüsuf Turkman 
and his family. 

The first book (مقاله)‎ on fol. 312, History of Sultan 
Kuli, the founder of the dynasty. 

The second book on fol. 98>. History of Jamshid 
and Subhan Kuli. 

The third book on fol. 1218. History of Ibrahim. 

The fourth book on fol. 2062. History of Muhammad 

Conclusion on fol. 272». History of the first six years 
of Muhammad Kutbshah. 

A few lines are missing on fol. 2738. 

Not dated. 

Ff. 299, ll. 15; Nasta‘lik ; a modern transcript; size, 83 in. 
by 73 in. (OusELEY 202. 


Fragment of an historical work, giving a review of 
the governors of Bangâlah from the time of Jahangir 
(a.D. 1605) till Farrukhsiyar (A.D. 1719). It is im- 
perfect both at beginning and end. 

Fol. 738 is bound in the wrong place; the proper 
order would be ff. 73, 58, 59, ete. 

سال مشتم جلوس جهانگیری بانتقال Beginning:‏ 
اسلام خان Peo ree‏ او مقرر شد بعد ازان بابراهیم 
خان فتم جنګ مقر رگشت در عمل yel‏ صوبداران باحوال 
.ملك چندان هرج واختلال نبود a‏ 

Copied probably in the last century. 

Ff. 58-73, ll. 9; Nasta‘lik ; size, 82 in: by 53 in. 
(OusELEY 15. 


This copy was finished the roth of August, 1813= 
21st of Sha'bân, A.H. 1228 (not 1227, as seems to have 
been written here). 

Ff. 65,11.13-14; Nasta'lik; size, 8fin. by 43 in. 

(OUSELEY App. 141.[ 


A collection of statistical materials relating to the 
Moghul empire. 

Ff. 69-308 contain a survey of the taxes of the single 
proyinces at the time of Aurangzib. Title: 

,جمع عمل پادشاه اورنك زیب عالم کیر 

Ff. 330-370. An enumeration of public workshops 
and offices. Title: .دانستن بندودست کارخانچات‎ 
Ff. 380-39۶. تابيان‎ Las. 

ودستور تنخواه نقدی عبوص جار Ff. 4۸08-48, yes,‏ 

Fol. 43% تاییان‎ ile. 

.دستور داغ اسپان دات وتابيان )2( .449-458 FF.‏ 

On ff. 2a-5a there is a system of numbers, the mean- 
ing of which we have not been able to make out. On 
fol. 3 the following heading : در بیان شانزده پهاره‎ 
)( وترتیب پیدا کردن پهاره از خودوان بر دو دعع است‎ 

On fol. 31 there is a drawing which seems to repre- 
sent a map, special regard being had to mountains and 

Ff. 1-45; modern copy; Shikasta; size, 9} in. by 63 in. 
(OUSELEY 390.] 

V. History or Persia. 


.(کتاب اي 3 آثار ملوك =( Kitâb-almu'jam‏ 

History of the kings of Persia, from Gayümarth till 
Anüshirwân, composed by Fadl-allah (see fol. 17), and 
dedicated to the ruler of Lüristân, Nusrat-aldin Ahmad, 
who died A.H. 733 —A.D. 1332. See H. Khalfa ۰ 
p. 629; W. Morley, p. 132; J. Aumer, p. 78. Edited at 
Teheran, 1843; vide Trübner's Record, Nos. 66, 67, 
۳۰ ۰ 7 

بسم الله Lis‏ بذکره الاعلی اخ Gel‏ ما Beginning:‏ 
Eb‏ به الکلام وینجع به الرام حمد اللك العلام il‏ 
.السلام GH!‏ اشرفت بانوار قدسه خواطر اولی الفکر BI‏ 

Contents : 

Introduction on fol. ۰ 

The reign of Gayümarth on fol. 17>; Hüshang on fol. 
312; Jamshid on fol. 558; Dahhak on fol. 622; Faridün 
on fol. 675; Minüdihr on fol. 762; Afrasiab on fol. 87> ; 
Kaikubâd on fol. 924; Kaikâüson fol. 962; Kaikhusrau 
on fol. 992; Luhrâsp on fol. 104>; Gushtâsp on fol. 
106>; Bahman bin Isfandiyâr on fol. 110%; Dara on 




دانشور تواند بود برخی از آن bles‏ وسر شت بر سبیل 
UL, güel.‏ قلم صداقت رقم داده می شود الخ 

It seems mostly to be taken from the Siyar-almuta’- 
akhkhirin (Calcutta, A.H. 1248), pp. ۳۹۹-۳۷۰ 

Ff. 37-62, ll. 15 ; Nasta'lik, on modern European paper; size, 

123 in. by 7} in.; handwriting, paper, and size the same as that 
of No. 279. ) 0088827 387. 


Risâla-i-Nânakshâh نانکشاه)‎ JL). 

A short history of the origin and rise of the Sikhs, 
from the time of Nanak down to A.H. 1197=A.D. 1783, 
in the twenty-fifth year of Shah “Alam's reign, com- 
posed for Major James Brown (ممجر جمس برون)‎ by 
one of his attendants, a native of Lâhür, with the name 
قوم کهتری عرف ارو‎ 3. 

Beginning: عبارت از‎ GES و‎ l=! پردازان‎ A 

Dated the 26th of Shawwal, in the twenty-sixth 
year of Shah ‘Alam’s reign, A.H. 1198—A.D. 1784, 
September 12, at Akbarâbâd. 

Ff, 31, ll. 12-13 ز‎ Nasta‘lik ; size, 102 in. by 6 in. 
(Hunt, 124. 


.(کتاب جنگ نامه دکن) Jangnâma-i-Dakhan‏ 

A journal or diary of the war in the southern pro- 
vinces of India, under the command of Colonel Camac, 
who defeated Scindia, A.D. 1780 (see Thornton, History 
of the British Empire in India, 2nd edit., London, 1858, 
Pp. 150); incomplete at the end, without any author's 
name or preface. It relates the events of every day 

Ff. 133, 11. 15-16; Shikasta; size, 83 in. by 6 in. 
(Bopr. 524.] 


Jaunpürnâma .(جونپورنامه)‎ 

A topographical account and special history of the 
city of Jaunpür and its buildings, composed by Khair- 
aldin Muhammad of Allahabad, A.D. 1796, and divided 
into two books, the first of which contains the history, 
the second the topography ; comp. Manuscripts of the 
late Sir H. Elliot in the Journal of the As. Soc. of 
Bengal, vol. xxiii. p. 254, No. 168; Rieu i. p. 311. 

باب اول در احوال سلاطین جونپور و حکام آن از 
on fol. 3> (the first date‏ رابتدای عهد yüzl‏ فیروزشاه 
which occurs here is A, H. 725, on fol. 49,1. 3).‏ 

باب دویم درآغاز تعمیر مکانات پاستانی این شهرازحصار 
on fol. 33.‏ رو مساجد WIL,‏ و مقابر و Spat‏ 

بعد حمد و صلوت فقير خیر الدین معمّد Beginning:‏ 

ols!‏ در خدمت قدر شناسان سخن التماس دارد که 

از خصائل fn,‏ صاحبان عالیشان انکریز بهادرست و 
1 .در هر فلك Al‏ 


The beginning must have‏ .(ومشتاد وينے رسبده است 
been composed“during Tahmâsp's lifetime (before 984),‏ 
because in the preface (on fol. 402) the author adds to the‏ 
ls, which he could‏ الله ملک وسلطانه name of Tahmasp‏ 
not have written A.H. 985; besides, he inseribes his work‏ 
اسمعيل) in the same preface (fol. 40) to prince Ismâ'il‏ 
whose accession to the throne he reports on‏ (میرزا 
fol. 282».‏ 

The events are recorded chronologically according to 
the years in which they happened. Under each year 
the author first relates the political events, then وقاتع‎ 
متنوعه‎ ‘miscellaneous occurrences’ and متوفیات‎ ‘deaths.’ 

Preface on ff. 1b, 40%. 

A.H. 900-909 on fol. 40%; A.H. 910-913 on fol. 1042. 

Then follows a great lacuna, comprising the years 
913 (end) till 931 (between ff. 1174 and 1188), 

A.H. 932-939 on fol. 1182; A.H. 940-949 on fol. 20). 

A.H. 950-959 on fol. 1622; A.H. 960-969 on fol, 2122. 

A.H. 970-979 on fol. 2453; A.H. 980-984 on fol. 2652. 

A.H. 985 on ff. 2938-3032. 

حمد وسپاس وشکر is»‏ وتياس سلطانی Beginning:‏ 

میرزا علی بيك پریشان وبدحال خودرا بارض روم : End‏ 


The style of this most valuable and rare chronicle is 
highly distinguished by its simplicity. This MS. is not 
dated; it is of considerable antiquity, and well pre- 
served throughout; it may have been copied in the 
author’s time. See Catal. des Manuscrits et Xylo- 
graphes, p. 277, and A Critical Essay, p. 27. Extracts 
are edited by B. Dorn, Auszüge, pp. ۳۷۵-۰٠ 

Ff. 303, ll. 16; Nasta'lik; size, 10} in. by 6} in.; the single 
leaves are put into a frame of more modern yellow paper; they 
are misplaced by the binder; their proper order is this: ff. 1, 
40-140, 2-39, 141-303. (OusELEY 232. 


Ta'rikh-i “Abbâsi (تاریر عماسی)‎ 

A very detailed history of the' Şafawis from Shah 
Tahmâsp's death, A.H. 984=A.D. 1576 (see fol. gb, 
11.1٥ and rr), to the twenty-fifth year of Shah “Abbâs 
the Great’s reign over all Persia, A.H. 1020=A.D. 1611 
(‘Abbas had been nominal ruler almost from his birth, 
according to Malcolm, History of Persia, i. 565; was 
sovereign of all Persia forty-three years, and died 
A.H. 1037), by Jalâl-aldin Muhammad Munajjim of 
Yazd, see Rieu i. p. 184. 

The date of 1020 is contained in several chrono- 
grams, on ff. 558b, 5592, and 559»; for instance— 

کمر تخدمت شه بسته ازبی تاریخ 
اسان ٢‏ شاه آمده بود 

پادشاه توران‎ Kal لت‎ 5 ye ملهم شد عقل‎ 

The history of this year, 1020—A.D. 1611, begins 
on fol. 5190, The author's name appears occasionally, 



fol. 1122; Iskandar on fol. 113; the Sâsânians on 
fol. 1226; Anüshirwân on ff. 144b—ı148b. 

This is probably one of the copies made by “Abd- 
alrazzâk. Comp. Nos. 171, 174, etc. The name ‘Jona- 
than Scott’ is written on the first page; perhaps it was 
copied for him. 

Ff. 148, 1.15; modern Nasta'lik; size, gin. by 7} in. 
تصتصوت0]‎ 175.] 


Mawâhib-i-ilâhi الهی)‎ Gly). 

A history of the Muzaffarides from their origin to 
A.H. 767, commonly called Ta’rikh-i-Muzaffari (as it is 
entitled both in the frontispiece and on the back of the 
binding), or Ta'rikh-i-Âl-i-Muzaffar, as H. Khalfa states, 
11. 114, No. 2161; comp. vi. 242, No. 13365, composed 
by Mu'in-aldin of Yazd, and dedicated to the Muzaffaride 
Shah Shujâ'; comp. Rieui. p.168. The author began his 
work A.H. 757 =A.D. 1356 (see fol. و11۳‎ 1. 13), and must 
have been engaged on it for ten years at least, since he 
has brought down the history to the above-mentioned 
year 767=A. D. 1365 (see fol. 3624, 1.8). He styled his 
work, in which especially Amir Mubâriz-aldin Muham- 
mad, Shah Shuja‘’s father’s reign is discussed, Mawd- 
hib-i-ilâhi, according to the advice of the Shaikh 
Tbrahim alzarkâni in Shiraz (see fol. 13>: ونام این‎ 

همایون نامه بر حسب اشارت مبارك zat‏ سالك FF GE‏ 

5 و الدین ابراهیم الزرقانی دامت برکاته که مجاور‎ alll 
قذس الله روحه العزیز است در شیراز‎ Geil WW عبد‎ 
.(مواهب الهی نهاده شد‎ 

حمد و özal ls‏ لمعاتش چون بارقة Beginning:‏ 
نور از dee‏ حوتابان باشد" Bi‏ 

This copy (filled up with numerous remarks and 
additions on the margin) was finished by Ibn Mahmüd 
bin Isma'il bin Mahmüd bin ‘Ali Fath-allâh the 15th 
of Jumâdâ-alâkhar, A.H. goo—A.D. 1495, March 13. 

Ff. 369,11. 15; Nasta'lik; the first page rather damaged; illu- 

minated frontispiece ; binding in red and gold, with large vignettes 
on both sides ; size, 6 in. by 33 in. (ELLToT 364.] 


.(احسن التوارد یر ) Ahsan-altawârikh‏ 

A special chronicle~of the first two kings of the 
Safawi dynasty, Shah Ismâ'il and Shah Tahmâsp, from 
A.H. 900 to 985, the succession of Isma‘il II, with occa- 
sional notes on the Sultans of Rüm (Asia Minor), the 
Caghatâi Khâkâns, the Khâns of the Uzbaks, and much 
biographical material. It was composed by Hasan, the 
grandson of Amir Sultân Rümlü (see fol. 1b, 1. ro), and 
finished A. H. 985=A.D. 1577; see fol. 301, Il. 10, r1, 

(از زمان آدم تا این زمان که سال ab‏ هچری به نهصد 

* These words are quite identical with those in the opening 
of the Tadhkirat-almulük, see No. 276, and must have been sub- 
stituted there by mistake for the proper beginning. Rieu has in 
both cases a different wording. 


first generation رقرر ن)‎ thirty years), during the reign of 
“Abbâs (i.e. A. H. 996-1025); the second containing the 
history from the beginning of the second karn till its 
fourteenth year. 

In the second sahifah and the continuation he uses a 
double year, the Arabic year commencing with Rama- 
dan, the Turki (i.e. Persian) commencing with Naurtz ; 
see his own words in the following copy, Ouseley 355, 
fol. 2b. The author wished to facilitate the use of his 
book to Persians and Turks, who are not accustomed to 
the Arabic year. 

See W. Morley, ۳۰ 133 sq.; Rieu i. p.185 sq.; A Criti- 
cal Essay, p. 28; Sprenger, Cat. Berol., pp. 202 and 203; 
Catalogue of Oriental Manuscripts, by Duncan Forbes, 
No. 105; Stewart, p. 10; G. Flügel, ii. pp. 174 and 
175; J. Aumer, p. 80; Z.D.M.G. xv. 457; Journal 
Asiatique, 1824, tom. v. p. 86 sq.; H. Khalfa vi. 564. 

The second volume is dated the 5th of Rajab, A.E. 
I055=A.D. 1645, 27th of August, by Mulla Haidar of 
Kashmir ; the third is dated the roth of Safar, by the 
same. This copy was written in Kashmir. Some pages, 
especially at the end of the third volume (No. 145), are 
slightly injured. 

First volume, ff. 243 ز‎ second volume, ff. 398; third volume, 
ff. 148, ll. 19; Nasta lik, written throughout by the same hand د‎ 

large waterspots everywhere ; various readings and notes on the 
margin ; size, 104 in. by 7} in. (FRASER 144, 147, 145.] 


Another copy of the same work. 

The mukaddimah, No. 354, ff. 4>-71°. 

The first sahifah, No. 354, ff. 712-1842. 

The second sahifah, No. 355, fol. r>-No. 356, fol. 245. 

The continuation or third sahifah, No. 356, ff. 246b— 
eames: از‎ uya Shell چون نشر عامد کبریای‎ 
عقول و اوهام است در خور رتبه اي‎ spl. 

The conclusion of the preceding copy (Fraser 145, 
fol. 145», Il. 1۵-101, 148) is wanting here. 

Copied by Ahmad bin Ni'mat-allâh alhusaini Istih- 
banati (احمد بن نعمت الله اصطهباناتی)‎ ۸۸11, 1163; 
No. 354 was finished in the middle of the first Jumâdâ 
(A.D. 1750, end of April); the second şahifah in the 
beginning of Shawwâl (A.D. 1750, beginning of Sep- 
tember) ; the continuation was copied in the same year, 
A.H. 1163; but the rest of the date is torn away. 

First volume, ff. 184; second volume, ff. 1-178; third volume, 
ff. 179-328; ll. 30; Nasta'lik; the first five leaves of No. 354 are 
added by a more modern hand ; illuminated frontispiece at the 

beginning of the mukaddimah, the second sahifah, and the con- 
tinuation ; size, 134 in, by 74 in. (OUSELEY 354-356.] 


The same. 

The mukaddimah on ff. 4>-3ob. 

The first sahifah on ff. 3ob—ışıb. 

The second sahifah on ff. 1428-4132, 

The continuation (or third sahifah) on ff. 4149-5014, 

A few lines of Ouseley 356 are wanting in this copy, 
the last words of which are کتاب زا ان آرایش‎ il, 



for instance, on fol. 167, lin. penult. He dedicated 
his work to Shah “Abbâs himself, whose genealogy 
he traces back to Müsa Kazim, the seventh Imam, and 
seems to have enjoyed the constant favour of that great 
monarch. He was the chief court-astronomer, and con- 
temporary with the events he relates in his work. 
_ Beginning: للمد لله املك العلام القتوس السلام خالق‎ 
الخ‎ peal الارواح و‎ 

Dated the 2nd of Ramadan, A.H. 1053—A.D. 1643, 
14th of November. 

Ff. 564, ll. 12; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; illuminated fron- 
tispiece ; the first two pages luxuriously ornamented, all the rest 

framed by very large stripes in dark brown, dark red, dark 
yellow, etc.; size, Izin. by 6} in. (ErLror 367.) 

Ta'rikh-i “âlamârâi “âbbâsi (تاریخ عالم آرای عماسی)‎ 
Special history of the Safawi king Shah “Abbâs; who 
ruled Persia during A.H. 996-1038=A.D. 1588-1628. 
It was composed A.H. 1025—A.D. 1616, by Iskandar 
Munshi, who served at the court of ‘Abbas, as he him- 
self states in the preface, No. 144, fol. 2», ll. 6 and 7 در)‎ 

(سلك منشیان بارگاه تخلافت bye es‏ گردیدم 
Extracts are edited by B. Dorn, Auszüge, iv. pp.‏ 
tra to ۰‏ 

دسم الله الرحمن الرحیم 5 پرده کشای در : Beginning‏ 

اميد ودیم" چوي دشر معامد کبرای الهی از دای | 
و انهام است در خور تبه و calle‏ بشر و مدرك انسان 
نیت ,و UG Gear Met‏ احدیّت که خارج از تمور الخ 

It is divided into a mukaddimah, about the origin of 
the Safawi dynasty and their history till A.H. ت1‎ 
No. 144, ff. 59-532, and two sahifas. 

The jirst sahifah, history of ‘Abbas till his accession 
to the throne, No. 144, ff. 539-2439. 

The second sahifah, containing the history of his reign 
till ۵,1۲, 1025—A.D. 1616, No. 147, ff. 19-3982. Be- 
ginning : 2 سلطنت وعالم آرای پادشاه‎ sips .عنوان‎ 

To this second book the author afterwards, during 
the reign of ‘Abbas’ successor, Shah Safi, A.H. 1038— 
1052=A.D. 1628-1642, wrote a continuation, carrying 
the history down to the death of Shah “Abbâs, A.E. 
1038. This part is contained in No. 145, ff. 19-1482; 
according to the following copy (Ouseley 356, fol. 246) 
it is called the third sahifah (عیفء سیوم)‎ : here it is 
simply styled alte عالم آرای‎ ab سيوم‎ sist. Begin- 
ning : از حمد وسپاس خالق الم‎ dx. 

The continuation is inscribed to Shah Şafi, ادو الظفر‎ 
ابو النصور شاه صفی بېادر خان‎ (see No. 145, fol. ۲44۲, 
1. 6), whilst the original work is dedicated to Shâh 

According to the prefaces to the second sahifah (comp. 
the following copy, Ouseley-355, fol. 2b, this passage 
being missing here), as well as to the continuation (No. 
145, fol. 29), the author divided his task into two 
problems ر(مقصد)‎ the first comprising the history of the 



Bl ,اسامی‎ to 354, fol. 718 (which belongs to the first 

No date. 


Ff, 303,11. 15; Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 3و‎ in, 
by 62 in. (Marsa. 145.] 

The transeriber was Muhammad Rida of 


Another defective copy of the same mukaddimah and 
Jirst sahifah. 

Beginning the same as in Ouseley 354: چون نشر‎ 
۳ کبریای‎ wale. 

It breaks off on fol. 373P with the ۷0۰۵۵ اچتماعی با‎ 
قلی خان و اسمعیل قلی خان و محتّدی سار وسواغ‎ Ue 
corresponding to Ouseley 354, fol. 1825, second line. 

Ff, 373, ll. 15 ; large Nasta'lik ; size, 10 in. by 6 in. 
(Marsa. 352.] 


A complete copy of the second sahifah. 

This copy of the second sahifah, comprising the 
history of Shah “Abbâs from his accession, A, H. 996= 
A.D. 1588, to the end of A. H. 1025—A,D. 1616, is quite 
in agreement with Ouseley 355, fol. 1, to Ouseley 356, 
fol. 245. Beginning the same: İl sas عخوان‎ 

On ff. 2299, 230, and 234 the headings are omitted. 

No date. 

Ff, 310, ll. 25 (except the last two leaves, added by different 
modern hands on another paper and containing only 21 to 22 ll.; 
by another hand seem also to have been written ff. 2417-2551); 
Nasta'lik ; size, 11 in, by 6? in. (EvLror 11.] 


Another copy of the same second sahifah. 
The first volume (No. 146) begins on fol. ۲۲: عنوان‎ 
“Dİ سلطنت‎ fas’, and ends on fol. 1879 with A.H. 

1006. The year 1007 begins in the second volume 
(147) on fol. 3%, since the first three pages of 146 
are repeated on ff. ۱۲-2۲ of 147. 

It appears from the first volume being dated a year 
later than the second (A.H. 1057 and 1058 —A.D. 1647 
and 1648) that the beginning of 147 is the original 
one, and this volume was finished at first with omission 
of the years 996—1006, which were afterwards supplied 
in 146 and introduced by the same three initial pages, 
contained already in 147. Both MSS. are dated by the 
same transcriber, Hasan Kişşakhwân of Isfahan, the 
son of the late Muhammad Salih. 

First volume, ff. 187; second volume, ff. 485 ; ll. 15; Nastallik, 
written by three different hands, the last of which comprises the 
greatest part of both MSS., and goes down from No. 146, fol. 83, 
to the end of No. 147; illuminated frontispiece at the beginning 
of each volume ; size, 9Zin. by 63-7in. (Marsu. 146, 147.[ 

Another copy of the continuation or third sahifah. 
Beginning : 2 اه‎ Be بعد از حمد و سپاس‎ 

اتمام این نس عالم آرا اسباب آن‎ yaz دهد چون در‎ 
سر جمع نمود‎ This corresponds to Ouseley 356, fol. 
3282, İl. r5 and 16. 

This copy is not dated nor as carefully written as the 
preceding one. 

Ff. sor, ll. 23 ; it seems to have been written by three different 
hands: ff, 1-84 in Shikasta; ff. 85-413 and ff. 414-501 in Nas- 
ta‘lik ; size, 163 in. by 10} in. (OusELEY 346.[ 


The same. “m 
Beginning: نشر عامد کبریای الهی که بیرون‎ ESS 

ne on fol. 3>; first sahifah on fol. 337; 
second şahifah on fol. 148>; continuation or third 
sahifah on fol, 387°. 

Fol. 54? is left blank. No date. 

Ff. 473, ll. 29; Nasta‘lik; three illuminated frontispieces on 
ff. 1b, 148°, and 387P; size, .ها چیه‎ by 8gin. (o (ELL1oT 348.] 


Another incomplete copy of the same, without the 

This incomplete, defective, and very confused copy 
contains only the mukaddimah and the first two sahi- 
fas, but there is wanting the last portion of the first 
and the beginning of the second sahifah, and a great 
many leaves are misplaced, the right order of which 
we have not succeeded in finding out, all catch-words, 
except two, curiously agreeing with the initial words of 
the following pages. The following years are quoted 
in the headings: 988 on fol. 70%, 989 on fol. 79> (be- 
longing to the first sahifah), ووو‎ on fol. 1801, 1000 on 
fol. 185%, ه1‎ ه٥‎ on fol. 188b, 1002 on fol. 1549, 1003 
on fol. 1699, 1004 on fol. 1919, 1005 on fol. 126, 1006 
on fol. 1328, 1007 on fol. 1389, 1008 on fol. 2089, 1009 
on fol. 217P, د٥٥٥‎ (fifteenth and sixteenth year of 
‘Abbas’ reign) on ff. 2154 and 220%, دغه د‎ on fol. 227۳ 
1o12 on fol. 237%, 1014 on fol. 258%, 1015 on fol. 268۳, 
1016 on fol. 2799, 1017 on fol. 290%, 1018 on fol. 291۳ 
rorg on fol. 3109, 1020 on fol. 320», 1o21 on fol. 3329, 
1022 on fol. 334», 1024 on fol. 341, 1025 on fol. 757 

The first sahifah begins on fol. ۰ 

.چون نشر معامد 2 : Beginning‏ 

No date. 

Ff. 348, ll. 29; Nasta‘lik; illuminated frontispiece; many 
pages injured ; size, 14}in. by 8} in. (FRASER 143.] 


Another copy of the mukaddimah and first şahifah of 
this work. 

The mukaddimah begins on fol. 6b (read there مقال‎ 
اول از مقدمه‎ instead of اول‎ tins? از‎ Js! yö); a 
beginning of the first sahifah is not to be found any- 
where. We believe there is a lacuna between ff. 123 
and 129, because the chapter on fol. 123, ذکر ارحل‎ 
رشاه ال‎ corresponds to Ouseley 354, fol. 61» (belonging 

to the mukaddimah) ; and the chapter on fol. 129۳, es 


The pedigree of Shah “Abbâs TI, according to fol. 252,‏ 
ae‏ بن شاه صفی بن ll. 6-14, is as follows:‏ 
صفی میرزا بن شاه عباس بن سلطان ai‏ پادشاه بن 
سلطان چنید بن سلطان ابراهیم شهیر به شیر شاه 
بن سلطان خواجه علی بن سلطان صدر آلدین موسی 
بن شین سفی الدین Gal‏ بن آمین الدین جبرئیل بن 
که تلو لن و دا 
le‏ بن عوض eb‏ بن فیروز شاه بن مد 
بن شرفشاه بن SS‏ بن حسن بن ME‏ آبراهيم بن 
جعفر بن Bİ‏ بن آسمعیل بن مد بن احمد الاعرابی 
بن آبی معمد القاسم vw?‏ آبو القاسم حمزه » امام الهمام 
آبی ابراهيم موسی الکاظم بن امام الناطق جعفر الصادق 
بن الامام TS‏ باتر بن الامام زین آلعابدین بن الامام 

ابی عبدالله للسین تن امیر المنین و امام التّفین 
(comp. Malcolm,‏ اسد الله الغالب de‏ ابن ابی طالب؛ 
History of Persia, vol. i. p. 495, London, 1815).‏ 

کن کلام الله نک Beginning of this history:‏ 
دانار ن معانی بقلم مشکین Ub;‏ بر isi‏ بيان BUG‏ و 
بهترین حدیتی که سخن پردازان Sle‏ درلوح ضمیر معفوظ 
.دارند ثنای شاهیست کد ال 

Ff. 183, 11.15; clear Nasta'lik; size, 8jin. by 6 in. 
(FRASER 162.] 


Ta'rikh-i-Shâh “Abbâs-i-thâni (ŞU ve (تاریر شاه‎ 

A history of the Safawi king, Shah “Abbâs the 
second, who ruled over Persia A. H. 1052-1077 =A.D. 
1642-1666, from his birth to the fourteenth or fifteenth 
year of his reign, by the well-known poet Mirza Muham- 
mad Tahir Wahid ibn Mirzâ Husainkhân Kazwini, who 
was the historiographer of Shah ‘Abbas IT; he rose to 
the dignity of Wazir under his successor Shah Sulaiman, 
and died, nearly a hundred years old, A.H. 1110— 
A.D. 1698, according to the Khulâşat-alafkâr, Elliot 
181, fol. 315; and the Makhzan-algharaib, Elliot 395, 
fol. 493%; others fix his death at a much later date, see 
Rieu i. p. 189. Another title of the same work seems 
to be عباس نامع‎ : comp. Sprenger in the Manuscripts of 
the late Sir H. Elliot, Journal of the As. Soc. of Bengal, 
vol. xxiii. p. 251, No.144. He is also the author of a 
larger work on the Safawi kings generally, styled 
e uel): 

This history of Shah “Abbâs II begins (after an 
elaborate preface) with the king’s birth, which is fixed 
here in A.H. 1041; see fol. و108‎ 1. 1, and a short account 
of the first years of his life. His accession to the 
throne, the 11th of Safar, A.H. 1052, is related on fol. 
13% sg. It is impossible to state exactly to what year 



This copy was finished the 1st of Jumâdâ-althâni, 
A.H. 1056=A.D. 1646, 15th of July. 

Ff. 161, ll. 15 : Nasta'lik, written by the second hand of the 
preceding copy (Marsh. 146, ff. 3-82); small illuminated frontis- 
piece; size, 9? in. by 6} in. [Marsu. 127.[ 


The same continuation or third sahifah. 
According to a notice on fol. 12 this copy was made 
during the months Sha'bân and Ramadan, A.H. 1132= 

A.D. 1720, June and July; but in the defective colo- 
phon there is given as date the 28th of Rabi'-alâkhar 
(without a year). 

Ff. 149, ll. 19 ; Nasta'lik; size, 102 in. by 62 in 
(FRASER 146. 


Khulâşa-i-Makâl مقال)‎ sos). 

That seems to be the title of this incomplete history 
of the Safawi dynasty, nowhere else met with, compiled 
by Muhammad Tâhir ibn Muhammad Yüsuf Kazwini 
(see fol. 2», Il. 4-6), and comprising, as far as this copy 
goes, two babs or chapters. 

The first bab (on ff. 31—249) is subdivided into twelve 

باب اول در < tok‏ احوال حفورت : سه ار fasls ey‏ 
دوازد ول در متانب EN‏ د1 ete BN‏ 
and forms the dibaca or ni‏ ر(اجمعین مرقو مگردانید 

duction i the whole work, containing a short account 
of the lives of ‘Ali and the twelve Imâms, to the seventh 
of whom, Misa, the Safawi dynasty traced its descent. 
As principal sources of this chapter are quoted the 

works of e جمال الدین مطهر ( مظهر)‎ a and 3 

.شمس الدین des?‏ شهید 
b‏ دوم در نسب The second bâb on fol. 24 sg. (dle‏ 
کهر شا: عدالت کستر شاه ule‏ حیدر Bus ar‏ 
خان Daly ae!‏ احمرت شاه ey‏ پناه علی مرتغی 
gives a detailed story of the first‏ (علیه السلام میرسد 

Şafawi kings, the ancestors of Shâh “Abbâs the second 
(reigned A.H. 1052-1077 —A.D. 1642—1666), to whom 
this work is dedicated, and whose court-officer the 
author must have been, from Safi-alhakk wa-alhakikat 
wa-aldin Ishak, the founder of the dynasty (on fol. 28D), 
down to A.H. 985, the year of Isma'il Mirzâ's death 
(see Sultân Sadr-aldin, on fol. 3ıb; Sultan Khwâjah 
‘Ali, on fol. 33%; Sultân Shaikh Ibrahim, on fol. 362; 
Sultân Junaid, on fol. 36>; Sultân Haidar, on fol. 399 ; 
Sultân “Ali Pâdishâh bin Haidar, on fol. 432; Shah 
Isma'il Bahadurkhan, on fol. 48°; Shah 196 
birth, on fol. 72%; Tahmâsp's accession to the throne, 
on fol. 77>; Isma'il Mirzâ's reign, on fol. 1735), Here 
the copy breaks off, and all the rest is wanting. 

The author's chief object, when he began his work, 
was, there is no doubt, a history of his sovereign, 
‘Abbas IT himself, to which the account of his ancestors 
should only form an introduction ; but whether he ever 
finished his task or not, we cannot decide. 

The same. 
This copy is dated, on fol. 130%, the 26th of Rabi- 
alawwal, A.H. 122T=A. D. 1806, 13th of June. 

Ff. 130, İl. 22; modern, irregular Nasta'lik ; size, 113 in. by 
72 in. (OuseLEy 322.] 


The same. 

Quite modern copy; finished the zoth of Jumada- 
althâni, A.H. 1249 —A.D. 1833, November 4, by “Abd- 
alali; and presented to Captain W. Digby Hamilton 
by Lieut.-Col. Brunton, 13th Dragoons. 

Ff. 405, ll. 11; large Nasta'lik; size, 10 in. by 83 in, 
{ Bont. 662.] 

GiLân, Harir, Turkey, THE Kurps, KASHMİR, 


Ta'rikh-i-Tabari (spb 29,4). 

Chronicle of Tabaristaén,-composed by Muhammad bin 
Alhasan bin Isfandiyâr; see Rieu i. p. 202 sq.; Sir ۰ 
Ouseley, Travels, iii. p. 554; B. Dorn, Sehir-eddin’s 
Geschichte von Tabaristan, Rujan und Masanderan, 
Preface, pp. 3-6 2 

حمد و ثنا و مدح بی منتها آفریدگاری را : Beginning‏ 
وخالق اشباحست a‏ 

In the preface, on ff. ıb-7b, the author gives an 
account of his travels, researches, and sources, which 
were partly books, partly oral tradition (fol. 74, last 
line). On the سعر وقلاند درر‎ sic of Abü-alhasan bin 
Muhammad Yazdâdi, see B. Dorn, p. 4. We haveto 
add two other works, which he says he found the 
other day in a book-shop in Khwârizm : one Risâlah, 
‘which a Sindian, by name “Alâi bin Sa'id, had translated 
from Hindüi into Arabic for Dâ'üd Yazdi, A.H. 197; 
and another Risâlah, the رجواب نامه‎ translated by Ibn 
Almukaffa' from Pahlawi into Arabic’ (fol. 6b, داود‎ 
دن سعید نام از هندوی بتازی‎ Ge سند‎ Jal را از‎ Gop 
سبع وتسعین مانة و رسالتی‎ Baw ره فرموده بود در‎ 


يگر ابن الققع () از لغت پهلوی معرّبگردانیده he‏ 

,سزاست که واهب ارواح 

As far as we can gather from the extract of this 
رجواب نامه‎ given by Muhammad bin Alhasan, it may be 
identical with the سیر اللوك‎ which Albirfini has men- 
tioned in his الباقية‎ ,GYİ; see E. Sachau, The Chrono- 
logy of Ancient Nations, London, 1879, p. 108; H. 
Khalfa iv. p. 13. 

It is divided into four books (قسم)‎ 

First book on fol. 8*: .در ابتدای بنياد طبرستان‎ 
extract from Ibn Almukaffa‘ is on fol. 98, 1. 6, to fol. 

a. First part: 



this history is brought down; the last date which 
occurs is A. H. 1064, the thirteenth year of “Abbâs IT's 
reign, on fol. r11>, last line. Why the author, who 
lived more than forty-five years after the last events 
mentioned in this copy, did not complete his work, we 
have not succeeded in finding out. 

نیایش خالقی را سزاست که زبان معمدت Beginning:‏ 

سال را از کلمات رنگین کسوت JL‏ طاوسی در ب رکرد: 
در فضای اخ 
Not dated.‏ 

Ff, 152, بل‎ 15; Nasta'lik ; size, 8Zin. by 53 in. 
) 008887 App. 87.] 


Ta'rikh-i-Nâdiri نادری)‎ 3,4). 

History of Nâdirshâh, who ruled over Persia AH. 
1149-1160=A.D. 1736 to 1747, and his immediate suc- 
cessors. It was composed by Mirzâ Muhammad Mahdi 
Khan Astarâbâdi, the private secretary of Nâdirshâh. 
He was engaged in it during fourteen years, finished it 
A.H. 117 1=A.D. 1757, and dedicated it to Muhammad 
Hasan Khan, the chief of the Kajars. 

The work was translated into French by W. Jones, 
London, 1770; into English, London, 1773 ; and thence 
into German by M. Gadebusch, Greifswalde, 1773. The 
text was lithographed in Teheran, A.H. 1260—A.D. 
1844, and published in Calcutta, 1845, for the Bengal 
Asiatic Society (Nassau Lees, Materials, p. 65). See 
W. Morley, p. 138; Rieu i. p. 192; Catalogue des 
Manuscrits et Xylographes, p. 293; Aumer, p. 81; 
Catalogus codd. orientt. bibliothecae Academiae regiae 
ed. P. de Jong, p. 226. 

دقیقه یابان Beginning:‏ 

A eb حکمتهای الهی‎ 

The right order of #.144—ı51 is this: 144, 146, 145, 
147,148, 150, 149, 151. 

Dated the 7th of Jumâdâ-althâni, A.H. 1197 =A.D. 
1783, 10th of May. 

Ff. 363, ll. 13; large Nasta'lik ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 
3و‎ in. by 57 in. (Bont. 591.] 

e ۰‏ 
بر دانایان رموز AT‏ و 

The same. 
This copy was finished the 28th of Sha'bân, A.H.1197 — 
A.D. 1783, zgth of July. Beginning the same. 

Ff. 295, 11.13; good, regular Nasta'lik; size, gğ 6} in. 
[OUSELEY 228.] 


The same. 

There is no colophon in this copy, but a European 
hand has written on the last page, ‘'Tewareekh Nadiree, 
Chat. Boddam, Calcutta, May 1787. Beginning as 
usual. The Arabic paging is wrong from fol. 133 to 
the end. 

Ff. 223, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 1ofin. by 73 in. 
[Exuior 365.] 


of Abi-alkasim Muhammad Twifi; in one place (fol. 
29>) he is called Abü-alhasan Ta’ ifi. The book was 
completed A.H. 755 A.D. 1356, and dedicated to Firüz- 
shah Tughluk; comp. Rieu i. p. 333. 

کنا tS‏ اک نه شه بر از 1:111 
همایون سلطان فیروزشاه مد الله JMS‏ جلاله زیب وزینت 
حمد وثنا مر خدائرا که فضل خویش کرم Me‏ 
Glos.‏ وسخاوت را قبله Jal‏ کرم zl‏ 

و چون بنده ضیاه برنی :19 ,3 Comp. besides fol.‏ 
اخبار برمکیانرا در نهایت منافع دید از لغات عربی 
بالفاظ فارسی ترجمه کرده تا عوام نيز ازآن معظوظ وبهرهمند 

Fol. 4%, 1.12: طاثفی که‎ ee لود ابو القاسم‎ te 
a اصلست‎ ale. 

ابو القاسم طاتفی که مولف کتاب :و 1 ,3% Fol.‏ _ 
.عربیست وروایت میکند الخ 

The author states in the preface, on fol. 2b, that he 
read in a book, محمود‎ SLs, composed by Kaffal ,(فقال)‎ 
who was ن8‎ ۵6766 Imam to Sultân Mahmüd of Ghazna, 
that Kaffal told the history of the house of Barmak to 
Mahmüd, that he was pleased by it, and spoke highly 
in fayour of them. The book has no particular division, 
every chapter beginning with the word Gol! The 
authorities, on which the single traditions rest, are 
carefully mentioned. 

وبنده ضياء ,3( At the end the following note:‏ 
بعبارت خویش del‏ عربی را ترجمه 
خردمندان و صاحبدرایتان در عربی مولف قديم وپارسی 
ان ED il e ey aa‏ 
ندازند (!) و انصساف این ضعیف را بدهند و البت بدعاء 
خير مدد نمایند ودرحم الله و الله اعلم بالصواب تمت 

Not dated. The writing is small, but clear; with 
ornaments on the first two pages. The MS. once 
belonged to the emperor Jahândâr (A.D. 1712-1713), 

as the one fly-leaf bears a seal with this inscription : 

جهاندار پادشاه غازی 
غیرتخان. خان )8( زاد 

Ff, 116, ll. 15; Nasta'lik ; size, 9} in. by 43 in. 
(OusELEY 217. 

Tawârikh-i-Gilân کملان)‎ 291153). 

History of Gilân and Dailam from the oldest times 
till A. H. 894=A. D. 1489, composed by Mir Zahir-aldin, 
the author of the well-known history of Tabavistân ; see 
B. Dorn, Muhammedanische Quellen I, Vorwort, p. 11 sq.; 



of his tradition‏ اسناد At the beginning the‏ 
ويد ابن الققع از بهرام بن خورزاد از 
پدر خويش منوچهر مويد خراسان وعلمای Gy‏ 

It is preceded by a short account of Ibn Almukaffa’, 
on fol. 84, 1. 3, to fol. 94, 1. 5. 

b. Second part on fol. got: در ابتدای بنیاد طبرستان‎ 

Any,‏ عمارت وشپرها که بکدام عېد اتفاق 
در alez‏ وعچاتب طبرستان :>53 e, Third part on fol.‏ 

در ذکر ملوك d. Fourth part on fol. 63b; yi‏ 
وزشاد CUS,‏ واطبّا واهل نجوم وحکما وشعرا 

Second book on fol. 94>: tee 1 در ابتدای دولت‎ 
طبرستان‎ la بر‎ gla! استیلای‎ oly op و آل‎ 

در تقل Wh‏ طبرستان از ال :2 ,101 Third book on‏ 
وشمگیر که aT‏ ایشان نوشیروان ادن منوچمپر بن قابوس 

5 ابتدای آل باوند دوم :196% Fourth book on fol.‏ 
.نوبت تا به اخر دولت ابشان 

Bra, 1 ۰ 
is given thus: 

Concerning the time of the author, we have to notice 
that he states himself to have returned from Baghdâd 
A.H. 606 (fol. 1); secondly, that he was acquainted 
with Husâm-aldaulah Ardashir, who died a.H. 602 ; and 
that in the middle of his work he gives A.m. 613 as 
the time when he wrote (fol. 59). The very latest 
date which one could assume for the author's death 
would seem to be about A. H. 630-640. Here, however, 
arises the difficulty already pointed out by B. Dorn 
(p. 6), that in the work itself events of a much later 
date are mentioned. The death of Fakhr-aldaulah 
Hasan (A.H. 750) is reported on fol. 224», and the last 
of the short chronological notes, appended at the end, 
gives the date A.H. 842. The work must have been 
continued by some one else, to whom the greater part 
of the fourth book must be attributed. The first date 
beyond the author's time seems to occur on fol. 213۳ 
ll. 3, 4, A.E. 658, when Isfahbad Shah Ghazi Rustam 
died ; the heading of the chapter is درد ذکر وفات اصفېبد‎ 
الک‎ ery .شاه غازی رستم‎ However, in the following 
part there may still be chapters from the pen of Mu- 
hammad bin Alhasan’, or, at least, taken from his papers; 
for instance, the chapter on Husâm-aldaulah Ardashir 
(fol. 2153), A.H. 567-602. 

The MS. is dated the rst Rabi‘, A.H. 1068=A.D. 
1657, December 7th. Sir W. Ouseley acquired the MS. 
at Shirâz in May, 1811. 

Ff. 226, 11,17: Nasta‘lik; size, 9}in. by 43 in. 

) 0988787 214.] 

.(کتاب اخبار برمکیان) Akhbâr-i-Barmakiyân‏ 

A special history of the Barmaks, the famous wazirs 
of the first “Abbâside Khalifs, by Diyâ'i Barani. It is 
not an original work, but a translation from the Arabic 

1 The date 613 (on fol. 59") does not imply that he did not 
write after that time, 


Book ۷11 (appendix, رذیل‎ history of the years 882— 
894, without a general heading, in several faşls ; first 

فصل İŞİ‏ از باب هفتم در ذکر YÜ‏ و :165° faşl on fol.‏ 
نعماء حضرت Fe BL‏ اسمه که در حق این ضعیف 
LAS).‏ از فیض jas‏ نامتناهی خود موهبه کرده است 

This copy was finished the 1st of Rabi-alawwal, 
A.H. 930=A.D. 1524, 8th of January. 

Ff. 203, ll. 18; large Naskhi; some parts supplied later ; 
size, 117 in. by 77 in. (Bopr. 156. 


Raudat-aljannat (oY (روضة‎ 

A special and detailed history and topography of the 
province and city of Harât, with its dependencies and 
adjacent districts in Khurâsân, Sijistân, ete., including 
Asfizâr, Füshanj, Bâdaghis, Karkh, Balkh, Andakhüd, 
Shubrughân, Marw-i-Shâhijân, Abiward, Nasâ, Sarakhs, 
Mashhad, Khâf (better Khwâf), Bâkharz, Jâm, Nishâ- 
pür, Sabzwâr, Tarshiz, Juwain, Bahr-âbâd, Asfar'âin, 
Dâmaghân, Bistâm, Kandahar, ete. etc., composed A.H. 
897=A.D. 1491, 1492 (comp. fol. 10%, 1. 14), by Almu'in 
alzâlimji alasfizâri (so here fol. rrb, 1. 13; comp. 
H. Khalfa iii. 493, No. 6608, where the author is more 
correctly called Mu'in-aldin Muhammad alzamji alas- 
fizâri), and dedicated to Shah Sultân Husain Mirza 
(who died A.m. gır); see Rieu i. p. 206; Journal 
Asiatique, 5° série, vol. xvi. p. 461 sq.; xvii. p. 439 8g. 
and p. 473 زود‎ xx. p. 268 sq. Its full title is as, 
لمات فی اوصاف مدينة الهرات‎ (see fol. ı4b, 3 
and 4); it is founded on the older works of Abü 
Ishâk Ahmad bin Yâsin and Thikat-aldin Shaikh 
“Abd-alrahmân Fâmi (not “Âmi,, as H. Khalfa calls 
him), the author of a wl» 2,6 (see fol. 253, 1. 9۳ 
on Rabi'i Füshanji's Kurtnâma (in verse), and Saifi 
Harawi's history of the کرت‎ Wyle (see fol. 124; besides 
there are quoted on fol. 4», for the history of some of 
the Timüride Sultans, the جامع البداتم السلطانی‎ and 
the .کتاب منصور نامه‎ This work was originally divided 
into twenty-six raudas (see fol. 148, 1. 10), but this copy 
is incomplete both in the middle and at the end, and 
the headings and numbers of the single chapters are 
very often quite preposterous. We have corrected 
them in accordance with the facts. 

سم الله الکريم : Preface on fol. 1b, beginning‏ 
الجیب علیه توگلت و البه ائيب سپاس و ستایش مالك 
اللکی را سزاست که شهريند yor‏ انسانرا که UGS‏ 
.پادشاه عرفان است last‏ بازار a yele‏ 

دعای دولت و جان Other introductory parts, viz.‏ 
دعای دولت امرای زا ږ on fol.‏ ردرازی شاهزادگان کامکار 
رصفت Seth th‏ هرات ;>5 Sls, on fol.‏ رای ملك آرای 
مدح حضرت Gillin‏ پنامی الخدومی مولانا نور ز6 on fol.‏ 
(Jami was still alive‏ الدین عبد الرحمن جامی مد ظله 
صفت مسچو ;88 when this work was composed), on fol.‏ 
On‏ رصفت sald‏ اختیار الدین زاو on fol.‏ ,جامع هرات 



TV, Vorwort, p. 5 sg. The author began his work the 
rst of Dhü-alka'dah, a. 1. 880 ,در‎ 0. 1476, 26th of Feb- 
ruary, at the request of the Kârgiyâ Sultân ‘Ali Mirza 
ibn Sultân Muhammad (to whom he also dedicated it), 
with the intention of bringing the history down to A.H. 
881, in an introduction and six books (every one sub- 
divided into many faşls). But after having executed 
this original plan and finished the sixth book, A.H. 
882, he commenced to add a seventh, and continued 
the history till A.H. 894. 

شکر 3 سپاس لمحد پاډشامی ( که Beginning +. gö‏ 
Bb.‏ گردنکشان عالم از a) ve {Fan‏ 

Contents : 

Preface, on the value of the study of history, on fol. 2°. 

Index on fol. ۰ 

متذمه در هت یز و دیلم GS‏ مها مس 
is missing.‏ (الفاظ ylp yt!‏ جاریست 

باب اول در ذکر تاریخ حکام و سلاطین گیلان) 1 Book‏ 
و دیلمیان که قبل از خروج سادات والی و حاکم گیل و دیلم 
is also‏ (بوده اند و دور De‏ 5 رسوم گیلان و دیلمیان 

باب دوم در ذکر خروج dou‏ مدایت پناه سیّد) Book TI‏ 
امیر کیاء ملاطی نور قبره با فرزندان دولتمند خود تا Says‏ 
is likewise defective at the beginning.‏ (شهادت Ji‏ 

The first heading, which appears after the index on 
fol. 58, is the third fasl of this second book فصل سوم از‎ 

wb).‏ دوم 

باب سوم رو اففل سیّد) 111 Book‏ 
کات ییا ا اند شن اس ثا امراء 
Cx J‏ و پر لص رك کرو برد سرد ترا 

(بیه (better‏ سرک در روپیش DS‏ بعد از واقعة رشت 
مستولی شده بودند وچگونگی احوال که درآن شهورو سنین 
on fol. 374.‏ (واقع شد 

باب چهارم در ذکر حکومت و سلطنت ,42( Book IV‏ 
افصل اعلم آشجع اعظم سیّد رضی LS‏ و peal‏ سیّد gist‏ 
نور قبرهما ابنا سیّد LS de‏ و سیّد مهدیکیا برد 
مشچعهما در ler)‏ ورانکو واخراج نمودن عم خود Bw‏ 
on fol. ۰‏ (هادی کیارا ان وتن الخ 

باب چم در ذکر حکومت و سلطنت حضرت) ۷ Book‏ 

AG ee بات ول‎ 

با رفعت فلك مرتبت LW‏ ناصر LS‏ واخوه کارگیا امیر 
سید احمد برد مضجعیما وموتی چند که در ابم دولت 
ye) on‏ از تقدیر SE,‏ جلت قدرته Crow‏ صدور یافت 
fol. 783.‏ 

باب ششم ذر ذکر سلطنت وکامرانی و غبطت) Book VI‏ 
3 شادکامی که در ایام دولت حضرت سیادت قباب سلطنت 
٢‏ لل باه سعادت دستگاه کارلما سلطان 
a Az) on fol, 1120,‏ 


on ff. 152۳,‏ ,ومن on fol. 1529, in three‏ ,(شاهرخ بادشاه 
and ۰‏ ,1559 

Raudah XIV و خراسان)‎ wl» tb ob > 
e بن‎ ys ,(بعد از ویرانی از لشکر‎ on 1, 
158, in three بچمن‎ on ff. 163%, 164۲, and 1660, 

در وقائعی که بعد از وفات شاهرخ میرزا در) Raudah XV‏ 
on ff. 171۳,‏ ومن on ff. 168, in three‏ ,(هرات حادث شده 
and ۰‏ ,174 

Raudah XVI در جلوس ابو القاسم بابرخان بر سریر)‎ 
ر(سلطنت‎ on fol. 181, in two رچمن‎ on ff. 185% and 187%. 

Raudah XVII بر سریر)‎ BU در جلوس بابر ميرزا کرت‎ 
lem ,(سلطنت وجهانبانی بتاييد‎ on fol. ,و8«‎ in four 
yz, on ff. 190%, 1924, 1978, and 2018, 

Raudah XVIII (without a heading), on fol. 2028. 

در جلوس پادشاه ترکمان بر سریر) Raudah XIX‏ 
on fol. 2052.‏ و(سلطنت مملکت خراسان 

چمن اول >( چمن Raudah XX, in three (or four)‏ 
چمن دوم در آمدن حضرت خلافت ولایت پناه خواجه 
ناصرالدین عبد الله چمن چهارم (sic! a third is not found)‏ 
در ذکر wads‏ شاه زاده بایسنغر سلطان ویراق چهار gib‏ 
on ff. 209%, 211۳, and ۰‏ ر(جهت سبب چغتای 

در توجه سلطان سعید Gale‏ عراق) Raudah XXI‏ 
on fol. 2۰‏ ,(ورحلت نمودن jigs?‏ نصیب ایزدی 

در گرفتار شدن سلطان سعید بدست) Raudah XXII‏ 
on fol. 223‏ (لشکر تن و وسیله یافتن بشهادت 
on fol. 226,‏ چمن with one‏ 

در جلوس خسرو. pl...‏ الغازی سلطان) Raudah XXTIT‏ 
on fol. 2298, with‏ (حسین بهادر بر سریر سلطنت وسرفرازی 
on fol. 231b.‏ چمن one‏ 

چمن اول از sy)‏ ۴ ( چمن Raudah XXIV, first‏ 
ک اش کشیدن حصت ایو الغازی سلطان حسین میر 
؟8 ‘s3,|s*), on fol. 2328, beginning with the year‏ 
A.D. 1469. All the rest is wanting. It breaks off‏ 
و در تمام بوادی و صعراوات هر چند مواضع with the words‏ 
انس 5 اراضی اموات بود از احداث 

Ff, 233, İl. 15; large, clear, and regular Nasta'lik; the first 
page afterwards supplied ; size, 9} in. by 6$in. 
|OUSELEY App. 125.] 


Ta'rikh-i- Hasht-Bahisht بېشت)‎ wi ; .قا‎ 

History of the first eight Turkish Sultâns, from the 
founder of the dynasty “Uthmân (4 726—A.D. 1325) 
till the death of Bayazid TI (+918=a. p. 1512), com- 
posed by Idris bin Husâm-aldin Albidlisi (see fol. خو‎ 
line 6), who died A.H. 926=A.D. 1520, according to 
the statement in the Salimnâma, Rieu i. p. 219. The 
title occurs on fol. 108, line 4 ab inf. 



fol. rob; بذکر دعا والقاب‎ ar کنات‎ eels pene 
göl on fol. rıb, 

Raudah 1 بلدة هرات)‎ Gly Sİ a), in seven 
Sey, on ff. 15, 19%, 19>, 20%, and 21° (bis). 

چمن اول د رکیفیّت اوضاع) چمن Raudah TI, in two‏ 
ر(اين dak‏ فلك ارتفاع چمن دويم در ذکر بعضی مضانات 
on ff. 228 and 22»,‏ 

چمن اول در شرف خراسان) Raudah 111, in two yes‏ 
Üye‏ و احادیثی که ula‏ باب واردست چمن دويم در 
on‏ (فضلت هرات خصوضا وواد که در"باره او منقولست 
ff. 24> and ۰‏ 

در ذکر قصبات و ولایات توابع و مضافات) Raudah IV‏ 
on ff. 283‏ رچمن in four‏ ر(این مدينة الاسلام پاکیزه صفات 
zgb, 32>, and 36».‏ 

در ذکر بعضی ولایات که از مدينة الاسلام) Raudah V‏ 
هرات دورتر ازین ولایات است که مذکورشد از اقلیم خراسان 
on ff 42%, 489, 65>,‏ بچمن in four‏ ر(و توابع هرات 
and ۰‏ 

Raudah VI is entirely missing, the first and second 
چمن‎ of Raudah VTİ also. 

چمن سیم روضةٌ هفتم در ذکر) 3-7 چمن Rauğah VII,‏ 
دانشمند (ple‏ چمن چهارم در ذکر ole els‏ الدین 
کرت و بعضی دیگر از ال کرت چمن بحم در وقائعی که 
میان ملك عبات الدین ses‏ و dl‏ قطب الدین 
اسفراین و elle‏ نیالتکین متعادث شد چمن ششم در DS‏ 
عمارات Ske dk‏ الدین و رفتن او پمک مبارك زاده 
الله تعالی شرتّا ويعضی حالات دیگر چمن هفتم در ذکر 
حکومت ملك شمس الدین *عمّد در هرات بعد از Ole...‏ 
on ff. 82b, 878, rorb, 1068, and 1109,‏ راسلام SG wil‏ 

Raudah VHT ملك غياث الدين و احوال)‎ wh, در ذکر‎ 
ر(اولاد و احفاد او‎ in seven رچمن‎ on ff. 114 (the heading 
is here omitted), 116b, 118b, و120‎ ۲228, 1249,and 1258, 

در توجه صاحب قران بعزم تسغير ممالك) Raudah IX‏ 
on fol. ۰.‏ ,(خراسان 

در تقویم نمودن Gale‏ فران Whee‏ خراسان) Raudah X‏ 
on fol. 131».‏ ,(بشاهرخ سلطان 

در GL,‏ وحوادث که در هرات واقع شده) Raudah XI‏ 

on fol. 133%, in five . the first of which is‏ ,(از قدد 
v7‏ 2 
not marked, beginning immediately after the general‏ 
heading of the raudah, we suppose), on ff. 136b, 138,‏ 
and ۰‏ ,1414 

در حلوئة (S4)‏ بوجای دانشمند و) Raudah XII‏ 
on fol. 1448.‏ ,(ذکر خرابی او دربن Eta Ende‏ مانند 

در ذکر حوادت حضرت GUL‏ مغفور) 5111 Raudah‏ 


has been published by Mr. Charmoy (Sheref Nâmeh ou 
fastes de la Nation Kurde), in two volumes, St. Peters- 
burg, 1868-75. Two Turkish versions of the Sharaf- 
nama are found in the Brit. Mus. Add. 7, 860, and 

18547. ۱ ۲ 
The present copy is the most excellent of all, being 

Sharafkhân's awtograph, finished by himself according 
to the colophon (33 Je sigs 3 yy e 
A 7 Pa 4 | لات پخ‎ GE “a 
اللك‎ UI للقیر الحتاج الی رحمة‎ sites الفقیر و‎ sill. 
(الباری شرف بن شمس الدین‎ the last of the month 
Dhü-alhijjah, A.H. 1005 A.D. 1597, 13th of August. 
This date is quite in agreement with the author’s state- 
ment in his autobiography; comp. Charmoy, trad., 
tome i, sec. partie, p. 10 (where 13 aoüt must be read 
instead of 4 aout). 

Contents : 

Author’s preface, table of contents, ete., on fol. rb. ۲ 

Introduction (site) on the origin of the Kurds, 
their manners, and customs, on fol. 4> در ذکر انساب)‎ 
.(طوائف آکراد و شرح اطوار ایشان‎ 

First book (صعيفة اول)‎ on fol. ya, History of the 
Sultâns of Kurdish origin, in five در در ولاة) فصل‎ 
(کردستان که علم سلطنت بر افراشته اند‎ 

Second book (صعیفه دویم)‎ on fol. 29%. History of 
certain great, but not quite independent rulers of 
Kurdistan, also in five حکام کردستان) فصل‎ ‘Las در ذکر‎ 
که آلرجه استقلالاً دعوی سلطنت : اراده عروج نکرده اند‎ 
بنام خود نموده اند‎ 5 wks در بعضی اوقات‎ Ul). 

Third book (صعيفة سيم)‎ on fol. 59>. History of the 
other Amirs and rulers of Kurdistan, in three فرقه‎ 
و حکام کردستان)‎ Yal (در ذکر سائر‎ The first firkah (on 
fol. 59) contains nine chapters, the second (on fol. 95)) 
eleven, the third (on fol. rrob) four ,شعبه‎ 

Fourth book چهارم)‎ sigs”; both copies—this and 
the following one—read (صفعع‎ on fol.114%. History of 
the rulers of Bidlis, the author’s ancestors ase در ذکر‎ 
ر(بدلیس که ابا و اجداد مسود اوراتست‎ divided into a 
preface (s5), four parts (2), and a supplement 
(ذبل)‎ containing Sharaf-aldin’s autobiography, on 
fol. 1512. 

Appendix (خاتمه)‎ on fol. 154». History of the Otto- 
man emperors and the contemporary kings of fran, 
Taran, ete. (JI li در بیان احوال سلاطین حشمت‎ 
دو تانشاهان ابران و توران بل اکتر جهان که معاصر‎ ۳ 
.(ایشان بوده اند‎ 

سخن حمد و Beginning of the Sharafnâma:‏ 
.ثنای پادشاهی باند که Gloss‏ اخ 

Ff. 246, ll. 21; Naskhi; the first pages and some others are 
supplied by a modern hand; illuminated frontispiece ; twenty 
miniature paintings on ff. 32°, 339, 38”, 39%, 42°, 439, 55>, 563, 
65°, 66%, 76, 772, 89%, 131°, and 132" (one large picture), 144» 
and 1454 (also only one), 157», 1584, 172P, and 173 (one), 1gob 
and 191۶ (likewise one), 207 and 208" (also one); excellent 

binding in gold, red, and other colours; size, 114 in. by 6} in. 
[Etxior 332 (G.0.)) 




This work is said to be the first Turkish history ever 
written ; it is of great value and of rare occurrence, since 
there are as yet known to exist in European libraries 
only two complete copies of the Persian original, besides 
our own, viz. in the British Museum and in Upsala. 
At the beginning there is something wanting, probably 
one leaf, but fortunately nothing of any importance. 
Besides a few words are wanting on ff. 162 and 440. 

Tt contains an introduction and eight books : 

Introduction, on fol. 3°, beginning: بر‎ de از‎ 

کرفتكان راهت را که آدم حقیر خاکیست زان همدم 

ندم ونديم الم غمناکی 5 

First book, on fol. 22%. History of ‘Uthman Beg 
Ghazi (+ 726). : 

Second book, on fol. 83>. History of Urkhan (+ 761). 

Third book, on fol. 12gb. History of Murad I(+ 791). 

Fourth book, on fol.185b. History of Bayazid I(+ 805). 

Fifth book, on fol. 2372. History of Muhammad I 
(+ 824). : 

Sixth book, on fol.3orb. History of Murâd IT (+ 855). 

Seventh book, on fol. 378b, History of Muhammad II 
(+ 886). 

Eighth book, on ff. 487-62۶. History of Bâyazid IT 
(+ 918). 

Comp. H. Khalfa ii. p. 110; vi. p. 500; Rieu i. 
p. 216 sq.; C. I. Tornberg, :1و(‎ W. Morley, 0۰ 142; 
G. Flügel, ii. p. 216 sq.; Hammer-Purgstall, Geschichte 
des Osmanischen Reiches, Book I, p.34, Book IX, p. 188. 

This MS. consists of two parts: a. Introduction and 
the first seven books; 6. The eighth book. According 
to the colophon on fol. 4862 the first part was copied by 
“Ali bin ‘Abd-alghalib bin'Inâyat-allâh bin ‘Ali Alfirüzâ- 
badi, and finished on Tuesday, the 7th of Rabi‘-alawwal, 
A.H. 1074=A.D. 1663, the gth of October. 

The second part was finished A.H. 1110, in Rabi 
alawwal=a.D. 1698, September ; see the colophon on 
fol. 6422. 

The whole MS. is in complete preservation. The 
margin of the second part shows occasional emendations 
(with .(صے‎ 

Ff. 642, ll. 31; small Nasta'lik; size, Işin. by 73 in. 

(ÖusELEY 358.] 

Sharafnâma تاد : کردستان)‎ seli). 

The very rare and extremely valuable history of the 
Kurds, called Sharafnâma, or the Ta’rikh-i-Kurdistan, 
by Sharafkhân bin Shams-aldin, who was born at 
Garmrüd (according to others, Karharüd or Karahrüd) 
in Irak (comp. Charmoy, traduction, tome i, sec. partie, 
p- 2, note 4), A.H. 949=A.D. 1542, and completed this 
work A. H. 1005 = A.D. 1597; comp. detailed accounts 
of the author himself, as well as his composition, in 
H. Khalfa ii. 134, No. 2235; Rieui. p. 209 sq.; Morley, 
Catal., pp. 143-151; Catal. des MSS. et Xyll,, p. 295 ; 
Dorn, Das Asiat. Museum, pp. 283, 348, and 661; Wol- 
kow, Journal Asiatique, tome viii. p. دود‎ sq. The Persian 
text was edited by V.Véliaminof-Zernof, St. Petersburg, 
1860-62 (Sheref-Nameh ou Histoire des Kurds), in 
two volumes; a French translation, with an ethnogra- 
phical and geographical introduction and many notes, 


is different from all the histories enumerated by Wilson, 
Newall, Rieu, ete. It begins with the well-known story 
of the drainage of the water from the valley of Kashmir 
or Satisaras, on fol. 3. The pre-Muhammadan epoch 
comprises ff. 3b—35, the post-Muhammadan the rest. 
At the beginning a part of the preface is missing. 

The first abrupt words of this copy run thus: معدلت‎ 
تعبیه فرمود وجمال‎ Us شعار و حکومت حاکمان نصفت‎ 
gl ede GIT yle. 

Not dated. 

Ff. 130, 1.15; Nasta'lik; ff. 123 and 124 supplied by another 
extremely careless hand ; size, 8}in. by 44 in. [FRASER 160.] 

Ta'rikh -i-Kashmir کشمیر)‎ ab). 

Another work of the same title, containing a history 
of Kashmir from the earliest ages down to its conquest 
by the emperor Akbar, compiled from the same old 
Kashmirian chronicle of Râjatarangini and other 
authentic documents, by Haidar ibn Hasan Malik ibn 
Kamal-aldin Malik Muhammad Nâji of Cârwarah, 
between A.H. 1027 and 1030= A.D. 1618-1621. The 
author, a native of Kashmir and descendant of one of 
the principal families of this country, dedicated his 
work to the emperor Jahangir; comp. Rieu i. p. 297, 
and J. Aumer, p. 98, where, by a mere mistake, it is 
ascribed to the grandfather, Kamâl-aldin, instead of the 
grandson, Haidar Malik. 

Beginning : 

ای Gİ‏ جهان بوحدت تست گواه 

کس را نبود در حرم کنه تو اه الم 
No date. This copy formerly belonged to W. Morley,‏ 

who got it from the library of Dr. Adam Clarke, in 
December, 1836. 

Ff. 186, ll. 10; Nasta'lik; size, 62 in. by 4 in. [Bopt. 674.] 


Another copy of the same Ta’rikh. 

This copy of the same Ta'rikh-i- Kashmir is rather 
injured in the first page and in many other places. 
Beginning the same as in the preceding MS. The 
author is here more properly called Haidar Malik ibn 
Hasan Malik, ete. ۳ 

No date. 

Ff. 71, ll. 20; Nasta'lik; size, 83 in. by 48 in. 
: : : ] 1۲0۲ 360. 

Ta'rikh-i-Kashmir ار‎ 2). 

A third work of the same title, composed A.H. 1122 
=A.D. 1710, in the fourth year of Bahadurshah’s reign 
(not of Muhammadshâh's, as Wilson says), by Narayan 
Kal, with the takhallus ‘Ajiz (a Hindi Brahman of 
Kashmir ; see the author’s name and the date of com- 
position on fol. 3%, 1. 8, and fol. 3, Il. و‎ and ro). It is 
professedly a mere translation (in the Oriental meaning 
of this word) of the above-mentioned Râjatarangini ; 



Another copy of the same work. 

This very correct copy was transcribed by Hasan bin 
Nür-aldin, at Kilis, in the district of Halab, from the 

> author’s autograph, the 5th of Jumâdâ-alawwal, A.H. 

1I015—A.D. 1606, gth of September, ten years after 
the composition of the work ; see the colophon : 

وقد aly‏ الفراغ من تحرير هذه الکتاب الستطاب علی 
ید افةرالعباد و احوجهم الی عناية الله اللك الوقاب حسن 
د کلیس من اعمال حلب eee!‏ 
من be‏ موف و asco‏ و ast‏ شرف خان Sle‏ بتلیس 

الرحوم الژوچکی ئی خامس شهر جماذی الاول من شهور 

Mr. Charmoy made use of this copy for his French 
translation ; see his “ Avant-propos,’ p. 5. 

Contents : 

Preface on fol. rb, 

Introduction on fol. ga, 

Book I on fol. 8. 

Book II on fol. 35. 

Book 111 on fol. 68». 

Book IV on fol. ۰ 

Appendix on fol. 1938. 

Ff. 327, ll. 21; Naskhi; size, 10} in. by 64 in. 

[Ettior 321 (G.0.)] 


The same. 

Introduction on fol. 46; Book I on fol. 7); IT on fol. 
319; 111 on fol. 602; TV on fol. 124P; Appendix on 
fol. 1662. A part of fol. 117», the whole of ff. 118 and 
1198 are left blank, but the text is uninterrupted. 
The date is torn away, only remains. 

This copy was presented to~the Bodleian Library 
by N. Huntington, 1680. 

Ff. 263, ll. 21; careless Nasta‘lik; a few pages entirely or 

partly supplied by another hand ; much injured, especially at the 
beginning ; size, 11? in. by 6 in, (Hunr. Donar. 13.] 

Ta’rikh-i-Kashmir ( PEAS : .تد‎ : 

An abridged history of Kashmir from the oldest 
times down to A.H. 1024=A.D. 1615 (this is the last 
date, which occurs on fol. 1299, 1 4), compiled at the 
request of Jalâl-aldin Malik Muhammad Nâji ibn 
Malik Nusrat, by Hasan bin ‘Ali of Kashmir, and 
founded, as we believe, like all the following histories 
of Kashmir, on the original Sanskrit work of Râjata- 
rangini, for which we refer to H. 11. Wilson, ‘An Essay 
on the Hindi History of Cashmir,’ Asiatic Researches, 
vol. xy, Serampore, 1825, p. 1 sg.; to Klaproth, Journal 
Asiatigue, 1825, tome vii. p. 1 sq.; D. J. F. Newall, 
‘A Sketch of the Mahomedan History of Cashmere,’ in 
the Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, new series, 
No. 68, Calcutta, 1854 (pp. 409-460); and Rieu i. 
P. 296 sq. 

We do not find this adaptation of the old Râjataran- 
gini mentioned or described anywhere; at any rate it 


Besides its historical details this work contains very 
valuable particulars on learned men, poets, etc., in the 
different eras; see, for instance, fol. Job; از‎ Rg 555 

شعراه سخندان که از ابتدای عهد چکان تا اواتل تسغير 
w >‏ 7 

سلاطین Sse‏ بزم آرای کمال و چمن پیرای YAU‏ قیل 

on fol. 1564, ete, ete,‏ ,وقال بودند 

: ت صقعات دفتر ابداع ole,‏ ونزهت Beginning:‏ 

a .طبقات منظر عالم کون‎ 
Dated the znd of Rajab, A. M. 1220—A.D. 1805, 26th 
of September. 

Ff. 176, ll. 19; careless Nasta'lik; size, ro3in. by 6} in. 
(Error 359.] 


.گومر نام عالم) Gauharnâmâ-i “âlam‏ 

History of Kashmir, composed by Badi'-aldin Abi- 
alkasim Muhammad Aslam, with the takhalluş Mun'imi, 
son of Maulawi Muhammad A‘zam Kül, known as 
Mustaghni (see fol. 5»), and dedicated to the emperor 
Shah ‘Alam Bahadur Pâdishâh (A.D. 1759-1786), from 
whom it has got the name نام عالم‎ pag) (fol. rob, 1. 4) 
or تعفة للشاه‎ ls yas, as it is called on fol. 122, 1. 2; 
see besides fol. gb, 1. 4; fol. 102, 11. 5 and ۰ 

The author Mun‘imi (fol. 1۹,1. 1) states in the 
preface, on fol. 7>, that in his work the history of 
Khwajah Muhammad A‘zam, the son of Khair-alzamân 
Khan, which bears the title واقعات کی‎ (contained in 
the preceding copy), is reproduced with very few altera- 
tions ; see ff. band 7>. ‘The author of the latter work, 
we suppose, is Mun‘imi’s father, though he does not 
say so. 

He represents, like all his predecessors, the Rajataran- 
gini as the source of all Kashmirian history ; itwas trans- 
lated and, together with information derived from other 
sources, edited by Mulla Husain Kâdiri, and after him 
by Haidar Malik Hawar (حيدرملك حاور)‎ See fol. 6۳, 
1.7, and ll. 14, 15 (comp. No. 316). Besides he quotes 
another work on Kashmirian history, composed by Nür- 
aldin Wali, ‘in Kashmiri,’ بزیان کسمبری‎ (see fol. 7 ult. ; 
fol. 82, 1. 4 sg.); it is called .ور نامه‎ A learned Kash- 
mirian, Maulânâ Ahmad, a contemporary of Sultân 
Zain-al‘abidin (A.D. 1423-1474), translated it into 
Persian under the title of مرا الاولیا‎ (see fol. 82, 1. 8). 
About the history of the discovery of this work, see 
ff. 82, 8b, 

All the sources of which he made use are enumerated 
on fol. gü: تاریخ ملگ علۍ- تأریج رشیدی از مرزا حیدر‎ 
نورنامه از ملا احمد علامه  -منتضب التواریخ از‎ bees — 
حضرت‎ tb حیدر ملك حاور-- درویش‎ Bees حسن‎ 
— 51 dos? فابا نصم نصیب - درچات السادات از خواجه‎ 

اسرار Lb jl LMT‏ داود مشکوئی — تعفة الفقرا -- got Hey‏ 
ater‏ مراد نقشبندی --ماثر عالگیری از مستعة خان — 
اقبالنامة جهانگيري از معتمد خان — نوادر الاخبار از خواجه 



comp. Wilson, p. 5 sg.; G. Flügel, ii. p. ıgı; and Rieu 
1. p. 298. 

سپاس بیرون از مقیاس قیاس سزاوار جناب Beginning:‏ 
.پادشاهی al‏ 

This ta'rikh concludes on fol. 68b, and its copy is 
dated the 5th of Dhü-alka'dah, ۸۰1۲۰ 12 29 ۸۵,۰ 1814, 

On ff. 712-72) a letter is found from the year 1152, 
written by Muhammadshâh to Nâdirshâh, and begin- 

ning : a زقبل درک بندگان اعلی حضرت کیوان‎ and 
on fol. 748 (fol. 73 is left blank) there are some other 
valueless lines in prose, beginning : es iz یاشافی‎ 
معمول معالم خان طبیب اَل‎ 

Although ff. 52 and 53 are left blank, the text is not 
interrupted at all. 

Ff. 74, ll. 13-19; written by different hands, partly in Nas- 

ta‘lik, partly in Shikasta ز‎ size, 7 in. by 33 in. 
(OusELEY App. 96.] 


Waki‘at-i-Kashmir کشمیر)‎ wlsils). 

History of Kashmir, commenced A.H. 1148=A. ۰ 
1735 (the title contains a chronogram), and completed 
A. H. 1160=A.D, 1747, on the basis of the Rajataran- 
gini, by Muhammad A'Zam, the son of Khair-alzamân- 
khân, who dedicated this work to the Moghul emperor, 
Muhammad Shah (who ruled over Hindüstân A.H. 
1131-1161); comp. Wilson's essay, where some extracts 
are given from this history in Persian text and English 
translation; and Rieu i. p. 300sq. It is divided 
into an introduction ر(مقدمه)‎ three parts ,(قسم)‎ and a 
conclusion (sl), and goes down from the earliest 
times to the year of its composition. 

Introduction: Geographical description of the 
country اين شهر)‎ wlio (مقذمه در بيان احوال و‎ on 
fol. ۰ 

First part: History of the ante-Muhammadan rulers 
of Kashmir در حالات ارباب حکومت که پیش از)‎ Js! قسم‎ 
(دور اسلام درین ملك ان کردند؛‎ on fol. ۰ 

Second part: History of the native post-Muham- 
madan dynasties in Kashmir قسم دوم در حالات سلاطین)‎ 

که بعد از سطوع فروغ اسلام بسلطنت رسیدند و از کشمیر 
on 101. 8۰‏ (بر خاستند" 

Third part: History of the foreign rulers of Kash- 
mir, viz. of the Moghul emperors ( در ذکر‎ om قسم‎ 
چغتاتیٍه که متصرّف اين شهر شدند‎ öle سلاطین دودمان‎ 
‘Shy اختتام این‎ yle; ,(تا‎ seems to begin on fol. 61> 
(the heading is missing). 

Conclusion : Wonderful and curious things of Kash- 
mir (oy) Hole خاتمه در بیان بعض عجاتب و غرائب که‎ 
(شهر است"‎ on fol. ٠ 


his sources, on fol. 13%, the «تواریخ خان چېائی‎ a's 
ز شیر شاهی‎ the tadhkirah of Akhund Darwiza (see 
about him B. Dorn, Chrestomathy of the Pushtü 
Language, p.v, No.ii). Besides this he received much 
information from living persons, the heads of clans, ete. 
On fol. 142 the work itself begins: در بیان احوال‎ 

شين کوته شهاب الدین 

.بیان احوال اولاد wh ES‏ الدین .*16 Fol.‏ 

بیان نسب قیس عبد الرشید ,20۳۰ Fol.‏ 

As usual, the origin of “Abd-alrashid is traced back 
to the Israelites, king Tâlüt, ete. (fol. 21). 

,ذکر احمد شاه پادشاه .35% Fol.‏ 

.بیان اولاد افغان .101.385 

ان فرزندان لودی ان لت متو .00و Fol.‏ 

بیان احوال آن سادات که مشهور بافغانان .7و Fol.‏ 
.شده اند 

بیان تفصيل شیخین ورد روافض لعل ,619-912 Ff,‏ 
wl‏ شروع دی و 

That this latter chapter is not an appendix, but 
belongs’ originally to the work, can be proved from the 
sixth chapter (ثنای ششم)‎ of the preface, where he 
promises to give a refutation of the Râfidis at the end 
of the work, on account of its being too large to be 
contained in a chapter of the introduction (fol. gb, ll. 1, 2). 
To this announcement he refers back at the beginning 
of the last chapter, fol. 61°, 1, 10. 

The author sometimes quotes verses in Pushtü. The 
Arabic hymn, with Pushtü translation, which, according 
to Dr. Dorn’s statement, occurs at the end of the book, 
is not to be found in this copy. 

للمد لله رب العالین والصلوة والسلام علی Beginning:‏ 
رسوله معمّد وآله واصابه اجمعين حمد «معد مر خالقی 

را که Cr‏ مکونات | جهت اظهار الم 


آگر دعوتم رد کنی ورقبول من ودست ودامان ST‏ رسول 

According to some verses at the end this work was 

completed in Rajab, A.H. 1184—A.D. 1770, October, 

Ff. gt, ll. 11; Nasta'lik; size, 8? in. by 5zin. 
: 1 ) 01788727 172. 


A large paper roll, containing the pedigree of the 
Afghan tribes, their origin being traced back to Abra- 
ham, Isaac, Jacob, Benjamin, Saul, Armeah, Afghan, who 
‘is believed to have been General to Solomon, and from 
his name the Afghans are so called.’ Some historical 
explanations are added. 

At the top we read: ‘(Pedigree) of the Afghans, 
taken from a Manuscript written by the late Hafiz 
Khimut. This Hafiz Khimut occurs at the end of 
the pedigree, and to his name the following note is 
added: ‘Who commanded the Rohilla army on the day 



le‏ امین بلخی-مجالس الومنین- دستور العمل سلاطین 
از سیّد Glee‏ خان --مجلد ثامن köy,‏ صفا ویکدو ib‏ 
Ko‏ از بعضی متأخرین تا stat ape‏ شاه بالتخصیص 
واقعات کشمیر من تصنیف خواجه اعظم دیده مری غفران 


It contains an introduction, six books (tabakah), 
and a conclusion ; of these we have in the present MS. 
the introduction and books 1-5, the fifth not quite 
complete. The remainder is either wanting or was 
never composed at all. 

Author’s preface on fol. 12, 

Introduction on fol. 126, Geographical description of 

First tabakah on fol. 212. The kings who ruled it 
before and immediately after the deluge. 

Second tabakah on fol. 67۶۰ The early Hindi Rajas. 

Third tabakah on fol. rorb. The first Muhammadan 
rulers, the Shahmiri dynasty. 

Fourth tabakah on fol. 158b, The Cakân dynasty. 

Fifth tabakah on fol. 200% till end. The Moghul 
emperors as rulers of Kashmir. It breaks off abruptly 
with A.H. 1150, during the reign of Muhammad Shah 
(+A. H. 1161=A.D. 1748). 

According to the index in the preface (fol. 129) the 
sixth tabakah contains, or was to contain, the history of 
the rise of the Afghans, the conquest of Kashmir by 
Ahmad Shah, till the time when the author wrote. 

Conclusion, on some peculiarities and wonderful 
things of Kashmir. 

فانعء تواریخ ابداع واختراع عالم سواس me;‏ | 
بیقیاس جناب اقدس خالقی که هو Ul‏ الاحد الله الصمد 
صفتی از اخبار ust ak‏ منتهای قدامت وحدانیّت eb‏ بی 
دل ار a‏ 

Mun‘imi must have written in the latter half of the 
last century, and to this time we may also assign the 
present copy. 

Ff. 265, ll. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 83 in. by 73 in. 

[OUSELEY 183.] 

(خلاصة الانساب) Khulâşat-alansâb‏ 

A genealogy of the Afghâns, together with a refuta- 
tion of the doctrines of the Râfidis, composed by Hafiz 
Rahmat bin Shah ‘Alam of the tribe Küta-khail! (see 
101, و۲02‎ 1.1). The title occurs on fol. 13. See B. Dorn, 
History of the Afghans, I, p. xii, No. 13; and Rieu i. 
p. 212. 

After a long preface of cight chapters of praise (ثنا)‎ 
on fol. 12—gb he proceeds to state that many Afghans, 
amongst the whole tribe Küta-khail, had settled in 
India, that in course of time they had forgotten their 
genealogies and mutual relationship, which it is necessary 
to know according to the laws of the Kurân. To fill 
up this want he wrote the present work, and adduces as 

* His own descent he describes on fol. 19%. Comp, No. 322. 


Beginning : دلکش صفیری که عندلیب دستان سرای‎ 
نغمه پردازی و روان پرور کلامی الخ‎ sels. Another copy 
of the same work is in Cat. Berol., No. 210. 

Ff. 259, ll. 17-19; Nasta‘lik, quite modern handwriting; the 

single leaves are mounted; size, 134 in. by 8} in. 
[Extior 382.] 



Jawâmi'- alhikâyât wa lawâmi'- alriwayat جوامع)‎ 
(للکایات و لوامع الروایات‎ 

A good, old, and complete copy of the celebrated 
collection of tales and anecdotes, composed during the 
reign of the Slave-king Abü-almuzaffar Shams-aldin 
Altamish (A.H. 607-633 A.D. 1211-1236) of Dihli, 
by Maulânâ Nür-aldin (or, according to others, Jamâl- 
aldin) Muhammad رکم‎ the famous author of the oldest 
Persian tadhkirah, the Lubâb-alalbâb, and dedicated to 
the Wazir of that king, Abü-almahâmid (also styled 
Abü-almafâkhir wa almakârim and Abü-almakârim wa 
alma'âli) Nizâm-almulk bin Abi Sa'd aljunaidi, at whose 
desire the author compiled this work, and finished it 
A.H. 625. It is commonly styled للکایات‎ Le; see 
H. Khalfa ii. p. 510; J. Briggs, History of the Rise, ete., 
i, p. 212; Rieu il. p. 749 sg.; G. Fliigel, i. pp. 410-412; 
J. Aumer, pp. 56 and 57; Journal of the Asiatic 
Society of Bengal, vol. xxiii (1854), p. 258, No. 191; 
W. Nassau Lees, Materials, p. 30; Elliot, History of 
India, ii. pp. 155-203, ete. It is divided into four 
kisms, each of which contains twenty-five babs. 

Contents : 

Volume I (No. 171): 

First | kism on fol. 1>, treating of the knowledge of 
God ,(در معرفت حضرت آفریدکار)‎ and beginning: حمد‎ 

ونای مبدعی را که از بدایت صباح وجود تا نهایت 

giy:‏ الخ 

A complete index of the whole work is given on 
ff. 4b-yb. The twenty-five babs of this kism are found 
here on ff. 7», 16P, 32°, 44>, 94, 145%, 1589, 1779, 177, 
186, 193%, 2079, 230%, 2519, 263b, 2728, 2812, 28gb, 
296», 300%, 302۳, 3074, 309%, grr, and 313%. 

Volume IT (No. 172) : 

در ( Second kism on fol. ıb, treating of good morals‏ 
سر and beginning:‏ ,(بيان اخلاق حمیده وسير مرضيه 
.دفتر مکارم اخلاق و معاسن سير خصلت ال 

The twenty-five babs are found here on ff. ıb, gb, 62, 
ı2b, 24b, 285, 35, 389, ob, 43b, 47b, g3b, yb, Gib, 
64, 71, 76%, Bob, 84>, 8gb, g2a, 962, 1019, 1089, and 

Third kism on fol. 117», treating of blamable con- 

شکروسپاس : and beginning‏ (در بیان BIS)‏ مذموم) duct‏ 
وحمد بی قیاس مربروردکاری Bl‏ 



when the English conquered Kutteer for the Vizier. 
He was shot gallantly fighting for his country, and left 
behind him eleven sons, who, after long confinement at 
Lucknow, were at last set at liberty by orders of the 
English, and permitted to retire to their own country.’ 

On comparing this with the ‘ History of the Afghans, 
translated from the Persian of Neamet Ullah by B. Dorn, 
preface, p. xii, we are led to believe that this pedigree is 
excerpted and translated into English from the خلاصة‎ 
,الانساب‎ composed in Persian by Hafiz Rahmat bin Shah 
‘Alam. He was the ruler of Rohilkand since A,D.1749, 
and was killed in the battle of Kattarah, A.D. 1774, 
April 23, against the combined forces of the East-India 
Company and the Wazir of Oudh. Comp. K. F. Neu- 
mann, Geschichte des Englischen Reiches in Asien 
(Leipzig, 1857), vol. i. p. 493. 

The biography of Hafiz Rahmatkhân is written 
by his own son, see “The Life of Hafiz Ool-Moolk, 
Hafiz Rhemat Khan, written by his son, the Newab 
Moost Ujab Khan Bahadoor, entitled Goolistan-i- 
Rhemat. Abridged and translated from the Persian 
by Charles Elliot, London, 1831.’ 

) 0887827 410.] 


Tuhfat-al'âlam العالم)‎ iis), 

A quite modern geographical, historical, and bio- 
graphical work on Shüstar (in Khüzistân), with a great 
deal of special information on this town, accounts of 
travels, memoirs, and many interesting notices on the 
general history of Hindüstân, composed by ‘Abd-allatif 
bin Abi Tâlib almüsawi al-shüstari, and given by him 
as a present to the ASHES the cousin of “Âlijanâb 
Sayyid Abü-alkâsim bin Sayyid Radi, commonly called 
Mir ‘Alam Bahadur, wherefore this book is entitled 
Tuhfat-i-Alam ; see fol. 1», 1, ro sq.: 
چون اطلاع بر ماثر سلف را نسبت تج له علی‎ 
قدر مراتبهم فوائد بیشمارست و ازین است که گروهی از‎ 
اوقات را صرف‎ Gap خردمندان و قدر وقت شناسان‎ 
نموده اند +خاطر فاتر عبد اللطیف در ای‎ ab دانستن‎ 

طالب الوسوی الشوستری رسید که cles?‏ از اوضاع شوستر 


و eo‏ از معاسن و plas‏ اجداد واعمام و بنی اعمام 
سال سے را که در آن به توطن داشته اند در سل 
تعریر کشم و بعضور نواب کامیاب عم زادۀ عالمچناب سیّد 
ابو القاسم بن سید ره تست بمیر عالم بهادر ادام الله 
dh‏ بطریق تعفه وارمغا نگذرانم تا ازآن بلدة بهشت تمثال 
و احوال و اوضاع آن نواح LST‏ را اطْلاعی وافی حاصل 
آید و آن حضرت را یادگاری و آیندگانرا تذکاری باشد قبول 
طبع نقاد و منظور نظر اولی الابسار باد و مسمی به تعفة 
العالم بنام Gab‏ آن حضرت نمودم و من الله لاستعانة؛ 
This copy is dated the 28th of Rabi-alawwal, A. H.‏ 

1229—A.D. 1814, March 19th; the last year which 
occurs in the work itself is A,H.1214—A.D. 1799. 


The same. 

Contents : 

First kism on 101. 8a, 

Second kism on fol. 38 42. 

Third kism on fol. 5052. 

Fourth kism on fol. 612», 

Dated the 25th of Rajab, A.H. 1061 = ۸۰ ۰ 1651, 
July 14, by Sa'd-allâh bin ‘Abdallah of Burhânpür. 

Ff. 731, ll. 23; clear and distinct Nasta‘lik ; some pages worm- 
eaten ; size, 12} in. by 72 in. (FRASER 125. 


The same. 

Contents : 

First kism on fol. 1». Index on ff. 4 and 5. 

Second kism on fol. 2262, 

Third kism on fol. 2919, The heading, preface, and 
some stories of the eighteenth bab are missing (cor- 
responding to Elliot 172, fol. 182%, 1. ro, to fol. 183°, 
last line). 

Fourth kism on fol. 3572. 

The third kism was finished on a Wednesday, in the 
month Dhü-alhijjah, A. Er. 1067 =A.D. 1657, September— 
October; the fourth the 26th of Sha‘ban, A.H. 1160, at 
Lâhür (A.D. 1747, September 2), that is to say, the last 
leaf was supplied at that date by a modern hand. 

Ff. 425, Il. 25; Naskhi; a little worm-eaten; illuminated 
frontispiece on fol. 1"; adorned headings at the beginning of the 
last three kisms ; the first eight and the last sixteen leaves are 

put into a modern margin of white paper; a beautiful flower on 
fol. 225”; size, 123 in, by 8 in. (EvLror 174.] 


Another copy of kisms II-IV of the same. 

Second kism on fol. ıb, 

Third kism on fol. ۰ 

Fourth kism on fol. 3108, 

An index at the beginning of each kism. Some 
lines of the conclusion are missing. At the end a .نظم‎ 
No date. 

Ff. 478, ll. 18; Nasta'lik; size, 12 in. by 8 in. 
(Error 170.] 


A fragment of the same work. 

This fragment contains the portion from the middle 
of the first bab of the first kism (= Elliot 171, fol. 124, 
1. 14) to the beginning of the twenty-first bab (—Elliot 
171, fol. 302», 1. 3 ab infra), from which (in the middle 
of fol. 2904) it suddenly goes over to the beginning of 
the twenty-fifth bab (Elliot 171, fol. 313°, 1. 14), and 
continues as far as Elliot 171, fol. 317», 1. ro. 

بدین حجّت در وجدانية بشك می شدند Beginning:‏ 
.قا خب رآن Gey‏ با امیر الوّمنین رسید آلخ 

واورا بمنقار ‏ جرج کردانید وبسیار برنجانید End:‏ 

973 باد Ep‏ بگذاشتند ودرفتند معنی این امر با ما 

:بیان کن 




The twenty-five babs are found here on ff. ۲19, 
1219, 1249, 1278, 1300, 134b, 138b, 143, 148b, 152۳, 
156b, 1608, 164b, 1689, 1719, 174b, 178b, 1829, 1864 
189b, 194, 198, 2049, 208۳, and 2149, 

Fourth kism on fol. راو د2‎ treating of cosmographical 
and other miscellaneous matters در بيان احوال صادر)‎ 
ol pts و بلاد وطبائع حیوانات‎ l= ر(گجاتب‎ and begin- 
ning : یکتاست الخ‎ dol وسپاس مبدعی اک‎ deo. 

The twenty-five babs are found here on ff. 219», 222b, 
225%, 228b, 2329, 235P, 239%, 244, 2485, 255%, 259%, 
272%, 278%, 2839, 285b, 2892, 293, 2974, 3018, 305, 
309%, 315", 322%, 325%, and 328). 

The second kism was finished by the darwish ‘Ali 
Kâtib, the 2oth of Ramadan, A.H. 832 —A.D. 1429, 
June 23; the fourih by the same, A.H. 833=A.D. 
1429, 1430. 

No. 171, ff. 319; No. 172, ff. 333; Il. 25; Naskhi ; illuminated 
frontispiece at the beginning of each kism; gilt edges; binding 
green and gold; size, 13 in. by 3و‎ in. (ErLror 171,172. 


Another copy of the same work. 

Contents : 

First kism on fol, ıb, incomplete at the beginning ; 
the first words, Yal و‎ dı ,تا‎ correspond to Elliot 
171, fol. 3b. 

İndex on ff. 20—4n, 

Second kism on fol. 252», 

Third kism on fol. 332». 

Fourth kism on fol. 427». 

The right order of ff. 119-533 is: 119, 124, 120-1 23, 
125-539, 532, 531, 533. 

Finished in the month Jumâdâ-alawwal, ۵.17. 1042 — 
A.D. 1632, November—December. Some pages effaced 
or injured. Occasional notes and glosses on the margin. 
At the end, on fol. 533°, there is added a description of 
Isfahan, beginning : gi چهارم است‎ a .اصفهان از‎ 

Ff. 533, ll. 25; Nastalik; illuminated frontispieces at the 
beginning of the second, third, and fourth kisms ; binding brown 
and gold; large waterspots, worm-eaten ; a part of ff. 484°, 485°, 
and the whole of fol. 508 left blank ; size, 12 in. by 7% in. 

[Etxior 169.] 


The same. 

Contents : 

First kism on fol. 1b, Index on ff. 49-59, A lacuna 
after fol. 215 (corresponding to Elliot 171, fol. 273», 
1. 19, to fol. 275, 1. 14). 

Second kism on fol. 246b (some stories are missing 
on fol. 249%; comp. Elliot 172, ff. 9-10). 

Third kism on fol. 316». 

Fourth kism on fol. 390%, 

Finished the zoth of Muharram, A.H. 1049—A.D. 
1639, May 23. 

, Ff. 467, ll. 25; Nasta'lik; several pages injured or effaced; 
size, 12} in, by 8 in. (Error 173.] 

complement is identical with the حکایات الا‎ 
mentioned by H. Khalfa. A poetical Persian version 
of this تکملة‎ was made by ‘Abdi in India, under Shâh- 
jahan, a.H. 1051; see A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 307. 

مد لله a‏ میگوید اشعف العباد Beginning : cl‏ 
.الک شانه که چون کتاب خلاصة الفاخرین فی مناقب Bi‏ 

No date. But there occur some dates of former 
owners: for instance, Jumâdâ-alâkhar, A.H. g10—A.D. 
1504, November—December; A.H. 914 < ۵:۳۰ 1508, 
1509; A.H. 925, 11th of Sha'bân—A.D. 1519, 8th of 
August, ete. 

Ff. 241, 1.15; Naskhi; the first two pages richly adorned ; 
size, 92 in. by 53 in. ] Hunt. Donar. 10.] 


Another copy of the same. 

This copy was made during the reign of Muhammad 
Shah, A.D. 1719-1748. The colophon is incomplete : 
اليمونة‎ ASLAM الشريفة‎ al دا شد من هه‎ 
تمام شد‎ a والسلام‎ ٥6 بالتکلمة (بالتکملة‎ LAN 
معمدشاهی جلوس وال‎ Bud بیست نهم شهر شوال‎ pe 

Beginning the same as in the preceding copy. 

Ff. 193, İl. 15; Nasta'lik; size, 8$ in. by 5 in. 
) 0088787 37. 


Zubdat-al'ulüm العلوم)‎ 533). 

A collection of legends and traditions of Muhammad 
and his companions, the first four Khalifs, the cele- 
brated Muhammadan Shaikhs and “Ulamâs, the Saints, 
the chiefs and commanders of the mystical congregation 
(the Aktab, Autad, and Abdâl), together with an account 
of the miracles worked by the Shaikh Muhyi-aldin 
‘Abd-alkadir Jilâni (who died a.m, 561=A. .ظ‎ 1166), 
and of discussions on hell and paradise by 'Iwad 
Hisâri, who composed this work as a token of his 
reverence and gratitude towards his protector and 
benefactor, Khwajah Bakijén Ghiyâth-almillah, aldun- 
yah wa aldin ‘Imad-aldin ; comp. fol. 2b. The name of 
the author and the title of the book appear on fol. 24, 
1.15, and fol. 42, 1. 6, but no date of composition is 
found anywhere. The work is divided into six babs, 

viz. : 

15 در ذکر خصائصی که آن مختش است برسول خدا 
on fol. 42,‏ 

Gly‏ دوم در ذکر اسلام ابی بکر و عمر و عثمان و علی 
on fol. 252.‏ 
on‏ ,باب سیم در ذکر علما : فضلا و نوادر Mi‏ 
ol. 40”.‏ 

باب چهارم در ذکر اتطاب واوتاد و ابدال واولچا 
on fol. 54».‏ رونوادرهم 



In several places, especially towards the end, the 
original of this copy must have been destroyed or 
rendered illegible; of the blanks, some are left, some 
are filled out by a more modern hand. 

Not dated. 

Originally 294 ff. according to the Arabic numbers; at the 
beginning nine leaves are wanting and the end is also imperfect ; 
11. 23; Naskhi, on dark brown paper; size, 134 in. by 7} in. 

{OusELEY 361.] 

Tarjuma-i-Jâmi-alhikâyât جامع للکايات)‎ ha) 
A literal Turkish translation of the same work 

(here also styled (جوامع للکايات ولوامع الروایات‎ 
by Salih bin Jalâl, who made it at the request of 
Sultân Bâyazid bin Sulaimânkhân bin Salimkhân bin 
Murâdkhân bin Muhammadkhân bin Yaldarim Bâya- 
zidkhân bin Murâd bin Ürkhân bin “Uthmân, and died 
A.H. 973—A.D.1565; comp. G. Fliigel, i. p. 413. The 

translator’s preface begins on fol. 1> thus : 

سبب AS Rai‏ چوامع SLU‏ حضرت شاهزاد؟ جوان 


The first kism of the original work begins on fol. 4); 
the second on fol. 252; the beginning of the third and 
Jourth is not marked, all the headings being omitted 
in the last half of the copy; there is only headed the 
ninth bab of the third kism, on fol. 3509. The copy is 
complete, but not dated. 

Ff. 450, İl. 25-30; Naskhi; size, 103 in. by 62 in. 

(Sare 47.) 

(ترجمة التکملت) Tarjumat-altakmilah‏ 

A collection of legends on eminent Muslims, dis- 
tinguished by piety and learning. From the preface 
we learn the following facts : 

Shaikh ‘Abdallah bin As‘ad Alyâfi'i Alyamani, who 
died A.H. 768 or 771=A.D. 1366 or 1369, composed 
two works in Arabic on the same subject: one called 
خلاصة الفاخرین‎ (or الفاخر‎ io, according to H. Khalfa 
ii. 160), chiefly relating to Shaikh “Abd-alkâdir Jilâni 
(who died ۸۰1۲, 561 —A.D. 1166); the other 0 
الصاطین‎ SLUG الریاحین فی‎ Ley, which is noticed 
by H. Khalfa iii. 488, and which was translated into 
Turkish by Surüri. To this latter work the same 
author composed a complement GL), and of this 
complement the present work is the Persian transla- 
tion. The translator first got acquainted with the 
original at Madinah, and he undertook the translation 
at the request of his teacher, (6,1 رستتد جلال الدین اوچه‎ 
and of several pious men of Yaman. The translator's 
name is not mentioned in the book itself. It contains 
200 legends (LIK). 

H. Khalfa, iii. 8r, mentions a Persian collection of 
legends of saints, رحکایات الصا ین‎ by Shaikh ‘Uthman 
bin ‘Umar Alkahf, divided into twenty babs, each bab 
of ten hikâyât (that is, 200 legends). Possibly our 


law-book, Alhâwi (see H. Khalfa iii. p.5); that‏ ما 
he himself wrote besides the Nigâristân the Jahân-ârâ‏ 
and the Mujmil-altawârikh, a chronicle from Adam till‏ 
Muhammad; and that he died on returning from the‏ 
pilgrimage to Makkah, a.u. 975. See W.Motley, p. 50;‏ 
Rieu i. p. 106; M. Krafft, p.87; Catalogue des Manu-‏ 
serits et Xylographes, etc., p. 276. An extract is given‏ 
by B. Dorn, Ausziige, ete., pp. ۴۳٣-۴۳٣ For other‏ 
extracts see Elliot, History of India, ii. pp. 504-506.‏ 

This MS. is of particular value, being the brouzl/on 
of the author himself. End (added on the margin of 
fol. 152% by the first hand) : 

تطمی بود ۰ ۰ ۰ تن‎ Snes 
طبع منست ازان روی در وی‎ wy مسکشم رقم کرده‎ 
وکاتته الععمر الئ الله الباری احمد‎ sal قلم منکسم‎ 
معمد الغعاری وقاه الله عن الکاره‎ yp 
Besides we read on the title-page (fol. 12) this note 

of a manus secunda : 

کتاب abs‏ نکارستان 

مسودة خط مصثشف 

a Ül ome کا لا بغنی‎ 

and by the same hand (current Shikasta), on the 
reverse side of the fly-leaf, that this copy was written 
شریف مصنف مولادا احمد العفاری‎ k=’ ‘by the noble 
author Maulana Ahmad Alghaffâri/ and that one 
Mirzâ Sayyid Muhammad made a present of it to 
Muhammad Sa'id, on the 7th of Shawwâl, A.H. 1142 
A.D. 1730, April 25th, though being well aware of its 
great value )( as yest با وجود قدردانی کتاب‎ 
دسماحت ذاتی بذل وایثار نمودند وبذل قبول داعی را‎ 
.(مرهون فرمودند‎ On the same page the seribe of this 
has given his name and time, of which statement very 
little else but the beginning of his name ‘ Husain’ is 

A third note of a different hand (likewise Shikasta) 
we find on the fly-leaf (a): در‎ e نسخءٍ‎ wee JU 
سنهٌ ۱۱۴۰ که مشاهده شد چندین عبارت زائده وکلمات‎ 
دربن مسوده نیست‎ Wel فتانده: ...هپا دنده شد که‎ 81 
the following, one part is blotted out and the other does 
not concern the guestion of the origin of this copy. 

This copy contains— 

(a) The original design of the work by Alghaffari. 
We are obliged to assume that he afterwards revised 
and increased this considerabiy—in short, made 
that redaction of the Nigâristân, in which it became 
generally known. Comparing this copy with the other, 
No. 339, we find that the latter is much more copious. 

(0) A collation on the margin, made with a copy of 

1 There is a rasure and a hole in the paper. 

N 2 



on fol. ۰‏ رالقادر للیلانی 

باب ششم فی صفة النار واهلها وفی صفة GSM‏ وحضيرة 
yesili, on fol. 1614,‏ 

ساد تا معدود و سپاس ناهعدود مرصانعی را Beginning:‏ 
5 بتمشیّت و اراد خود هر فرد از افراد ممکنات را در 
,بهترین Fi oer‏ 

The single traditions, legends, sayings, ete. always 
begin with a phrase like است‎ Jas, or ,در خبر است‎ or 
,منقول است‎ or معکیست‎ ete. 

No date. 

Ff. 190, ll. 19; Nasta'lik; the original leaves are put into 
a modern margin ; illuminated vignette and frontispiece; size, 
to in, by zin. (ELLıor 420. | 


Another anonymous collection of miscellaneous 
traditions, legends, etc., defective both at the beginning 
and end, without any chapter-headings. The single 
stories are introduced by the phrase .نقل است که‎ It 
begins abruptly on fol. 12 thus : ONS منافق بعد از‎ 
.بتماشا بیرون امد و بطرب مشغول شد الخ‎ 

Ff, 320, 1.17: clear and distinct Nasta'lik; the last pages a 

little injured at the top; size, 82 in, by 4} in. 
(SELD. 27 sup.) 


A short fragment of the same. 
A very short fragment of the same anonymous collec- 
tion, defective also both at the beginning and end. The 

بسیار نقل کرده است وجب first words run thus:‏ 

The last words are: ۰.۰.۰ sy درم ازوی‎ doles. 

Ff. 1-16, ll. 17; Nasta'lik, written by the same hand as the 
preceding copy; size, 8} in. by 4? in. (SELD. 28 suP.] 

7 337 

Nigâristân .(نکارستان)‎ 

A collection of historical anecdotes of celebrated men 
from the time of Nizâr bin Ma‘add bin ‘Adnan to that 
of the author. It was composed by Ahmad bin Mu- 
hammad bin “Abd-alghafür al-Ghaffâri Alkazwini, 
A.H. 959—A.D. 1552. He died A.H.975=A.D. 1567. 
On the fly-leaf (a) is written a biographical note, taken 
from the chronicle of ‘Abd-alkadir Badâ'üni, which 
states that the author was a descendant of Imam Najm- 
aldin “Abd-alghaffâr (died 665), who composed a Sha- 

! This date is the numerical value of the characters of 

Eb زکارستان‎ contained in the last verse of the work. 

استيلا وطغیان در Laid‏ اقدار آل عثمان نهاد اکنون که 

شش اورا بشکست وبعد ار تمارځىس لسکر End;‏ 

میر اورا اسیر کرده بملارممش آوردند وتمامی ممالك روم 

.غارت وتاراج یاه ر.٠‏ 

The writing of this piece looks very different from 
that of the Nigâristân; it may, however, be identical 
with it, supposing that it is a hurried and careless 

No date. 

Ff. 154°-157, ll, 16; small Shikasta; size, 8} in. by 5} in.; 
dark yellow paper. ) 0588787 46.] 


Another copy of the Nigâristân. 

It is dated according to the colophon on fol. 2722, 
the 16th of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 1077 =A. D. 1667, May 
roth. The last number is not quite certain ; originally 
it seems to have been a seven ; but it is painted over 
with a figure in red ink, which can be taken for an 
eight. In this case the date would be 1078. 

A copious table of contents on fourteen folios is pre- 
fixed to the whole, being compiled by Munshi Ghulam 
Muhammad, A.H. 1222 = A.D. 1807, for a European 
.(جانیوسن زمان داختر یوجپت صاحب)‎ See the note 

on fol, ۰ 

Ff, 272,11. 19; Nasta'lik; size, 103 in. by 6 in. 
(OusELEY 282. ] 


A third copy of the same. 
No date. Beginning the usual one. 

Margin-column, ff. 2218-522٨, ll. 44; Nasta'lik ; illuminated 
heading. (ELL1oT 345.) 


Several extracts from a historical work, finished 
A.H, 1088 —A,D. 1677, during the reign of Aurangzib. 
The author is unknown, 

The historical information given in these extracts is 
not very detailed; the chief object of the author seems 
to have been to fix the chronological dates by chrono- 

1. Ff. 51-59: 

a. Ff. 51-54>. History of the Safawi kings from the 
foundation of the dynasty by Shih Ismâ'il, A.H. 906, 
to the reign of Shah Sulaiman, A.H. 1088, when this 
was composed. 

Beginning: les. سلاطین خلافت تزيين‎ Se 
tb ابتدای سلطنت آن‎ SU صفوتّه انار الله براهینمم‎ 
الاتصال بر وجه استقلال از سنة ست وتسعمانة تا‎ Bel 
معتاد ودو سال‎ 9 USGS ثمان وثمانین والف باشد‎ 



the common redaction. 
added by the collator. 

The collation is written in a hand different from that 
of the text, All these notes are subscribed Jo. 

(c) A mass of other marginalia, which may have 
been written by Alghaffâri himself. They are super- 
scribed either ضابطه‎ (note, in which the pronunciation 
of a word is fixed), or sk»), (literally ‘ligature,’ here 
‘explanatory note’), or رتفسیر‎ or ترجم‎ (translation of 

All that this contains more is 
Besides he has corrected single 

the Kurân verses into Persian). To all these notes is 
subscribed رم‎ by which we understand ‘originating 
from him,’ viz. the author of this book. 

These notes, we must add, do not form part of the 
common redaction; they are not found in No. 339. 
We suppose the author collated them in his autograph 
chiefly for his own information; likewise, perhaps, in 
order to prepare himself for making the final edition of 
his work. 

(d) Additional notes, further explanations or correc- 
tions of the facts told by Alghaffâri. They are all 
subscribed by سعید‎ ‘ Sa'id ;’ and this Sa'id is the same 
Muhammad Said of whom it is stated on the fly-leaf 
that he (a.H. 1142) got this book as a present (see 
above). Besides we have a statement of his on fol. 3°, 
under the text (small Shikasta), where he says that 
the author has sometimes made mistakes, and that he, 
the humble Sa'id (A. H. 1145), corrected them ; meaning 
by this, we suppose, his marginal notes, because the 
text of the present copy has not undergone any special 
alteration, but agrees entirely with the other copy, 
No. 339, which is dated A. H. 1077 (or 1078), therefore 

previous to Sa'id for a long time. 

Beginning :‏ 
ای طرازندۀ بهارستان وای WLS‏ نکارستان 

چو در واقع نگارستان چنین است الات امد End:‏ 
yew WS.‏ واقع ٩‏ 

For an edition of the work this MS. would be an 
excellent basis. It was edited at Bombay in 1858 
(lithograph); see Triibner’s Record, No. 37, p. 270. 

Ff. 1-152, 11.17; small, current Nasta'ltk ; size, 83 in. by 53 in. 
[OusELEY 46.] 


According to a note on fol. ra these four leaves, too, 
purport to be written by Alghaffari himself این)‎ 
تخارستان است‎ Litas ز (چهار ورق نیز بخط‎ the rest of 
this note is not completely preserved. 

They contain, in a short introduction and five 
chapters, some general reflections, illustrated by his- 
torical anecdotes, similar to those of the Nigâristân, 
chiefly about the Turkmans, Karâ-Yüsuf, the head 
of the Karâ-koyunlü tribe, Bâyazid, and Timtr, ete. 

Whether Alghaffari is not only the scribe, but also 
the author of this, is not stated. 

چون قرن‌باست که قېرمان زمان عنان Beginning:‏ 


b. Ff. 85-86. Chronological review of their con- 
quests, buildings, their sons, ete. 

Comp. J. Briggs, vol. iii. p. 321 sg. 

None of these three MSS. is dated ; however, on the 
first page of part 5 is written ۱۱۵۷ دی >« سک‎ FA 
داحل سد‎ ‘This book entered the library (?) on the 28th 
Dhü-alhijjah, A.H. 1157 —A.D. 1745, Ist of February.” 

Ff. 51-86. The whole seems to have been written by the 
same hand, on dark brown paper with gold borders; it is also 
collated. Ff. 51-67 is partly written in Shikasta (ff. 51-59), 
partly in Nasta'lik (ff. 60-67); in the former part the copyist 
has written square over the pages, in the latter, straight down; 
size, 11} in. by 6} in.; on ff. 60-67 each page ll, 22. Ff. 69-78, 
ll. 17; Shikasta; size, ırin. by 6}in. Ff. 79-86; Nastallik, 

written square over the pages; size, 113 in. by 6} in. 
(OusELEY 386.] 


Taj-alkisas (تاج القصص)‎ 
, Acopious work on the biography of the prophets from 
Adam to Muhammad; it is a huge collection of tra- 
ditions and legends, gathered from commentaries of the 
Kuran, from the Hadith and Kisas literature. 0 

Beginning of the Arabic preface: للمد لله الذی‎ 

سپاس :3 1 ,2% The Persian preface begins on fol.‏ 
.وستايش براستی آفرین بتمامی مر خداوند جهان é!‏ 

The title is mentioned on fol. 42,1. 11. As to the 
author, his name does not occur in the book itself. On 

the first page is a note which contained the whole 
name, but part of which is cut away : 

تاج التصص [تصذ]یف . - 
بن نمر المغاری امام معمّد مراد 
,lel are added by a much‏ معمد مراد The words‏ 

later hand; the rest of the note may have been written 
by the same hand which wrote the whole, but it is not 

certain. Accordingly one part of the author's name 
was Ibn Nasr Albukhâri. In the book he calls himself 
only .الصثف‎ We do not find this work mentioned 

anywhere, nor have we succeeded in finding a clue for a 
conjecture as to the time when it was composed. 

The contents are sketched by the author himself in 
these words (fol. 42, 1. 6): تنبیه عقلاء جمع‎ plo پس‎ 

کرده شد اين OLS‏ را از ال آفرینش عالم وآسمانها 
وزمینها وجمیع موجودات از ادم تااخاتم صلوات الله- 
علیهما ونعث واخلاق ومعراج وغزاهای او ووفاة آتعضرة 
وفضیلة صعابة GLO! ili‏ وفصل این امه چنانکه در 

.تفسیر خوانده امده است ودر قصص ونوادر بنظر رسیده 

There is no division whatever. On the creation, 
fol. 42; on Adam, fol. 22%; on Idris, fol. Gob; on 
Abraham, fol. 87>; on Moses, fol. 2514; on Jesus, 
fol. 361». On fol. 386» the part dealing with the ante- 
Muhammadan prophets is concluded ; then follows the 
history of Muhammad till the end of fol. 465. 

The book is imperfect at the end; it concludes with 
a report of the battle at Hunain, see fol. 4658. 



b. Ff. 55-59. Chronological review of the chief 

events which happened during the above-stated period. 

To every date a chronogram is added. It comprises 
the conquests, buildings, births of princes, their mar- 
riages, festivals, appointments, ete. Beginning: a> 
> بعضی ازفتوحات و «خیرفلاع ووایات ودوام و‎ 
İ .وتولد وعروسی شاهزادهای کامکار‎ 

The last date that occurs is A.H. 1062. : 

2. Ff. 60-62. Title: سلطنت پادشامان خلچیه‎ al: 
An account of the reign of Sultân Ghiyâth-addin; king 
of Malwah, A.H. 87 3-906 < ۸۰۲۰ 1468-1500. 

This agrees almost literally with Firishta’s report 
(see J. Briggs, History of the Rise, etc., vol. iii. 
pp. 236-239). It was either enlarged with some more 
details from Firishta, or taken from the Ta’rikh-i- 
Hakki by ‘Abd-alhakk Dihlawi (see No. 195 and W. 
Morley, p. 63, ll. 13,14). It corresponds almost literally 
with No. 245, ff. 2799-2812 (the following three leaves 
are additions, and relate to Aurangzib, not to the kings 
of Malwah); the report, however, in this chronicle is 
fuller than that of No. 245. 
oe Fe 6ab-67%, Title: bole تاریخ سلاطين سلسله‎ 
بصاحبقرانی امیر تیمور لورتانی یدهم الله الخ‎ 

a, Ff. 62b-67b,1. 2. History of the Timürides both 
in İrân (fol. 63, 1. 12) and in India (fol. 659, 1. 14), 
from A.H. 781 to the date of this composition, A. H. 

5. Fol. 67, 1. 2, till end. Review of their conquests, 
buildings, their sons, festivals, appointments, ete., 
arranged chronologically. 

This part does not seem to be complete, the last fact 
mentioned being the capture of the fort Daulatâbâd 
under Shâhjahân, 

4, Ff. 69-78. Several letters and documents. 

فعم نامه که مولانا علی کل از برای حسین .و6 Fol.‏ .» 
.نظامشاه نوشت 

Husain Nizâmshâh ruled the kingdom of Ahmad- 
nagar from A.H. 961-972 —A.D. 1554-1565. 

.مکتوب صفدرخان که بجانی خان نوشته .73% b. Fol.‏ 
جواب مکتوب صفدرخان از جانب جانی .742 Fol.‏ 8 

من منشات علامة العلمای UT‏ حسین .*75 d. Fol.‏ 

رقعه که راقم حروف از جانب SRE‏ در e. Fol. ies‏ 
,طلب انکارش نواب مستطاب خلیل الله خان نوشت 

وله Lal‏ در طلب یکی از دولت منشان 78% f. Fol.‏ 
.حمدراباد gh‏ مرقوم گردنده 

اوت سلاطین FE 79-86. Title: se st.‏ .5 
.قطبشاهیه ایدهم الله ال 

a. Ff. 79-84. History of the kings (Kutbshâhs) of 
Gulkundah from the foundation, A.E. 912, to the date 
of this composition, A. H. 1088. 



An anonymous collection of tales and traditions, 
beginning: لله رب العالین و الصلوة علی رسوله‎ sl 
Suis? مشتمل‎ ALT yel مد و آله اجمعین» بدانک‎ 
No date. 

Ff. 268-383, 11. 16; Nasta'lik; size, giin. by 5 in. 
(Se. 23 sup.] 

Omissions everywhere. 


A short Shi'itic account of Hasan and Husain till 
the death of the latter at Karbala, A.D, 680, the roth 
of October. 7 1 
e تواریخ آورده اند که چون مرتضی‎ wey در‎ 
,علی شید شد امام حسن در خلافت نشست ال‎ 

رخصت کرد که بوطن خود بروید اینها سر را درکربلا End:‏ 
.آورده دفن کرده بسوی مدینه A)‏ شدند 

On the binding Sir W. Ouseley has called this 
نام‎ 33,2, but we do not see on what authority, as no 
title occurs in the treatise itself. 

Ff, 1-4, ll. 13; Nasta‘lik, on modern European paper; size, 
108 in. by 63 in. [OUSELEY 386.] 

VIII. Brioarapny. 


Athâr-alwuzarâ الوزرا)‎ UI). 

Biographies of the most famous wazirs from the 
oldest times down to the reign of Sultân Husain Mirza, 
composed by Saif-aldin Haji bin Nizâm-al'akli, and 
dedicated to his master the great wazir Khyâjah 
Kiwam-aldin Nizâm-almulk alkhwâfi, A.H. 883—A.n. 
1478, 1479. This date we conjecture from the follow- 
ing. passage on fol. 232, 1 4: حالا که سن ثلاث و‎ 
(!) ز ثمانمانة است‎ 803, as here written, is nonsense, 
because there are guoted in the second makâlah, on fol. 
234b, the years 871 and 872; on fol. 235 several times 
the year 875. Consequently we suppose that the 
transcriber omitted the number ثمانین‎ between ثلاث‎ 
and âsL, 51,5. It is divided into two makdlas, the 
first of which در ذگر انار و اخبار وزرای)‎ Js! Yü 
دوازده باب است‎ ll (سابق و‎ contains the history of all 
the former wazirs, arranged into twelve books according 
to the following dynasties : 

1. The ante-Muhammadan Sultans, beginning with 
si ei of Pythagoras ,(فیساغورس حکیم)‎ on 
2. The first four Khalifs on fol. 154. 

3. The Umayyade Khalifs on fol. 15. 

4. The ‘Abbaside Khalifs on fol. 20%, 


بر اثر ایشان فرستاد ومردی از قبيلة اشعریان بر ایشان 
Not dated; carefully copied.‏ 

Ff, 465, 11. 25; small Naskhi; size, 9} in. by 54 in. 
yi : (OvsELEY 193.] 


Kisas-alanbia .(قصص الانبیا)‎ 
Another, but much smaller work of the same con- 
tents, apparently a mere abridgment of the preceding 
one. It begins here on fol. 1b thus: قصص‎ GLS ومذا‎ 

الانبیا صلوات الله علیهم اس (eA‏ میکنم بنام 
خدای کز دو حرف آفرید هردو سرای بسم الله الرحمن 
الرحیم روایت کرد tet‏ بن اسمعیل بن ابراهیم المخاری 


There are lacunas at once after the first and second 
leaves, as a comparison with the copy in the India 
Office (No. 14 J. 26) shows, which, moreover, differs in 
many respects from ours. According to that copy there 
are missing here the stories of Adam, Seth, Idris, Nüh, 
Hid, Salih, Shaddâd, Abraham, and Jacob. The first 
story which appears here with a heading is on fol. 34, 
the story of Joseph. Then follow Shw'aib, Job, Dhü-al- 
karnain, Shwaib again (repeated), Balam, Moses, 
Joshua, David, Solomon, Zacharias, Maria and Jesus, 
Khidr and Elias, St. George, etc. etc. On fol. 99> the 
story of Muhammad begins. The copy is defective at 
the end. 

Ff. 120, written by different hands, partly in Naskhi (on ff. 1- 
42 and 44-93, ll. 18-23), partly in very careless Nasta'lik (on fol. 
43 and ff. 94-120, 11, 15-18) و‎ size, gL in. by 6} in. 

[Bont, 649. 


Siyar-alnabi .(سير النبی)‎ 
A collection of interesting and remarkable events, 
anecdotes, traditions, and legends from the life of Mu- 
hammad and of his companions, entitled, according both 
to the fiy-leaf and the colophon, ‘Siyar-alnabi’ An 
author’s name does not appear anywhere. It begins, 
without a preface or introduction, at once with these 

راویان Lol‏ و خداوندان اسرار چنین words : KN e Gols,‏ 
که روزی جضرت رسول Le‏ الله عليه وآله و سم باصاب کبار 
.وعرض کرد که با رسول الله الخ 

This work ismuch more a novel than a history, and is 
not to be confounded at all with the Arabic work of the 
same title, composed by Muhammad ibn Ishak Almut- 

talibi, and afterwards translated into Persian, A.H, 612 
(comp. No, 127). 

Copied A.H. 1052—A.D. 1642. 

Ff. 154, ll. 15; Nasta‘lik; the first three pages supplied by a 
modern hand; size, 83 in, by 53 in. (OusELEY App, 82.| 

نشسته بودند 


by Sir Gore Ouseley, who later prefixed a complete 
index to it at Lucknow, A.D. 1803. Some poetical 
guotations are missing. 
Ff. 191, ll. 13; Naskhi; size, 93 in. by 63 in. 
[OusELEY App. 34.] 


Another copy of the same. 

This copy was finished A.H. 975—A.D. 1567, 1568, 
by Shaikh Muhammad bin Jalâl-aldin, at Jahram (three 
farsakhs from Shirâz). The Arabic paging is wrong 
from fol. 48 to fol. 174. 

Ff. 284, 1. 17; large and distinct Nasta'lik ; illuminated fron- 
tispiece ; size, 11 in. by 64 in. [Ettror 389.] 


The same. 

This good old copy was finished in the month Rama- 
dan, A.H: 978=A.D. 1571, January-February, by 
Maulawi ‘Abd-almalik. One of its former owners was 
Amin Mahmüd. 

Ff. 255, ll. 19; Nasta'lik; various readings and additions on 
the margin ; the first page a little injured; size, 1of in. by 64 in, 

(Error 388. 


The same. 

This good and complete copy was finished by Ilyas 
Khwaja کنبو‎ of Dihli, on a Saturday, in the month 
Shawwal, A.H. 985=a.p. 1577, December; and was 
presented to the Bodleian Library by Dr. Edward 
Knipe, of London, A.D, 1652, according to a Latin note 
on the fly-leaf, 

Ff. 285, ll. 17; clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; illuminated 
frontispiece ; size, g} in. by 5} in. (Bopr. 120.] 


The same. 

This good old mounted MS,, the first and last leaves 
of which are a little injured, is dated ند‎ 999=A. D. 
1590, 1591, by علی بلغی بن مولانا‎ ve! (as far as we 
can decipher the colophon). An incomplete index, 
comprising the first sixty poets, is written on the fly- 
leaves by a modern European hand. 

Ff. 311, l.15; Nasta‘lik ; illuminated but half-effaced frontis- 
piece ; size, gin. by 5? in. (ELLror 391.] 


The same. 

An excellent old copy, but unfortunately the date is 
forgotten. It concludes with the word 6. On the 
inner side of the binding, at the endiihers is found 
the following printed notice on the MS.: “This is a 
good, fair, and complete copy of a valuable work, whose 
rarity and estimation may in some degree be gathered 
from the following memorandum, inserted in the book 
in Mr. G. Keene’s writing: “ The Rey. A. Clarke, A.M., 
bought this book of Henry George Keene upon the fol- 
lowing conditions, viz. if Mr. Keene cannot, during his 
stay in India, procure another copy of this work 


5, The Sâmânides on fol. 1132. 
6. The Ghaznawides on fol. 115, 
7. The Büyides on fol. 153». 
8. The Saljüks on fol. 157. 
9. The Khwârizmshâhs on fol. 1968, 
10. Cingizkhan and his descendants on fol. 199°. 
11. The Muzaffarides and Ghürides on fol. نا‎ 
(heading omitted). 
12, Timür and his successors on fol. 222P (number 
of the book wanting here). 
The second makdlah دوم تحمل دز دک آصف)‎ lie 
خوافی‎ UM (زمان وخواجةٌ جهان قوام لق و الدین نظام‎ on 
fol. 2328 was to contain, according to the index, the 
story of Kiwâm-aldin Nizâm-almulk Khwâfi's life, in 

باب اول دردګر اخلاق آتعضرت و ov‏ او بر) four books‏ 
وزرای عالم باب دویم در ذکر حالات و کیفیّات 3 مهمات 

آتعضرت قبل از وزارت باب سیم در ذکر حالات زمان ووزارت 
Ob),‏ چهارم در ذکر عنایات واصطناعات حضرت پادشاه عالم 
but in the text it occupies only nine pages, and no sub-‏ 

division is found there at all. We therefore conclude 
that the author never finished his task. 

شرائف تعمیدات حضرت پادشاهی را JS‏ در Beginning:‏ 
اداد wy LAS‏ 

Saif-aldin's authorities are; جریر طبري"‎ wx. xb 
شاهنامة فردوسی" جامع للکایات" کتاب فرج بعد الشذة"‎ 
جامع التواریح» ترجمۀ یمینی" مقامات خواجه ابو نسر‎ 
GT مسکابی" تأریع سلجوتی» تأریم جهانکشای جوينی'‎ 
a ال مظفر‎ ae الانساب؟ قابوس نامه" مظقر نامه"‎ 
تواریخ انکار رشیدی؛‎ they نسائم الاسعار‎ sols کرمان"‎ 

No date. 

FF. 1-236, ll. 15; clear and distinct Nasta'lik ; the first eight 
leaves greatly injured ; size, 93 in. by 5¢in. [Fraser 115. 


Tadhkirat-alshu'arâ الشعرا)‎ 5,35). 

Collection of biographies of poets, by Daulatshâh bin 
“Alâ-aldaulah Bakhtishâh Samarkandi, who finished it 
A.H. 892—A.D. 1487, and dedicated it to Mir “Ali 
Shir. It is divided into a mukaddimah, seven tabakât, 
and a khâtimah, 

See S. de Sacy, Notices et Extraits, iv. p. 220 sq. : 
A. Sprenger, Catalogue, PP. 7, 8; Catalogue des 
Manuscrits et Xylographes, PP. 308, 309; G. Flügel, 
ii. pp. 366, 367; J. Aumer, p- 1; Das Asiatische 
Museum (ed. B. Dorn), p. 349, No. 19; Zenker i. 
p.t11, No. 917; H. Khalfa ii. p. 262; Rieu i. p. 364. 
_ Beginning: تعمیدی که شاه باز بلند پرواز اندیشه‎ 

This copy was finished at Bukhârâ, in the month of 
Ramadan, a. H. 942 (A.D. 1536, February, March), by 
Mulla Husain bin ‘Abd-al‘aziz alhusaini, and purchased 



The same. 

Modern copy, not dated. An index on the fly-leaves, 
probably written by a former owner, who also paged 
the MS., but omitted the first leaf. Ff 42-47 are 
misplaced; their proper order is: 42, 46, 44, 45, 
43, 47- 

Ff, 287, ll.17; Nasta'lik; size, roin. by 6in, (ELLor 393.] 


Rashahât-i-ain-alhayât (nt! yas ws). 

Biographies of the great and renowned Shaikhs of 
the Nakhshbandi order, compiled by “Ali ibn al-Husain 
al Wâtiz alkâshifi, surnamed Şafi (comp. H. Khalfa iii. 
p. 461, No. 6453; Pertsch, p. 121; Rieu i. p. 353), A.H. 
gog=A.D. 1503, 1504; see fol. 2», 1. 13, fol. 3, 1. 1, and 
the ta’rikh at the end of the work, which is identical 
with that quoted by H. Khalfa iii. 462 (the chronogram 
is wls>,). This work is divided into ۵ makâlah, 
three maksads, and a khatimah. 

Makâlah on fol. 42. History of the different classes of 
Nakhshbandi Shaikhs, their lives and deeds, down to 
Shaikh Khwâjah Nâşir-alhakk wa al-dunya wa-aldin 
“Ubaid-allâh, the great spiritual guide of the author, 
who entered his majlis A. H. 889 —A.D. 1484, and again 
A.H. 893=A.D. 1488, and based his work chiefly on 
his master’s lectures and discussions مقاله در ور طبقات)‎ 
نقشبندی‎ İLİ, (خواجکان‎ 

Maksad 7 on fol. 235%. Genealogy of Shaikh “Ubaid- 
allah, his birth (a. #. 806), early life, journeys, high quali- 
ties, virtues, etc. درذ آبا واجداد و اقردای حضرت)‎ İğl مقصد‎ 
و احوال ایام صبا وشمه از‎ pas | ولادت‎ as ایشان‎ 
‘yb; Bee): 

Maksad II on fol. 280%. Some of the essential 
qualities, fine sayings, spiritual remarks, and illustra- 
trations which the author heard in ‘Ubaid-allah’s majlis 

مقصد دوم در ذکر بعضی از حقائق و معارف و دقائی و) 
لطائف و حکایات و امثال که در خلال احوال از حضرت 
(ایشان بی واسطه استماع افتاده 

Maksad III on fol. 333%. Account of some of the 
miracles and wonderful deeds wrought by “Ubaid-allâh 

uye‏ نرق عادت از حضرت ایشان ظاهر شده است و نقل 
.(ثقات 3 عدول در آن بصعن پیوسته" 

Each makşad is subdivided into three fasls. 

Khâtimah on fol. 430%. Shaikh 'Ubaid-allâh's death, 
A.H. 895 (not 893, as Rieu states), the 29th of Rabi'- 
alawwal = A.D. 1490, February 20, in his 89th year 
وفات حضرت ایشان و کیفیّت انتقال)‎ pb در ذکر‎ sele 
بدار آخرت‎ Lo .(اتعضرت از دار‎ 


equally good with the present, then Mr. Clarke is 
bound, upon Mr. Keene’s return, to restore him this 
book at the same price. February 15, 1808.” To 
which Dr. Clarke has added the following note : Mr. 
Keene went out to India, staid a few years, returned, 
and, though nearly twenty years have elapsed, has never 
reclaimed this work on the above stipulation. A. Clarke, 
April 20,1825. A complete table of contents on the 

Ff. 299, ll. 14; Naskhi ; illuminated frontispiece ; size, 9} in. 
by 63 in. (Exxior 392. 


The same. 

One side of the first two leaves is damaged a little ; 
besides, the beginning (one leaf) is wanting. This 
lacuna is supplied by a modern hand from a MS. in 
the British Museum, according to a statement by the 
same hand. 

(فضلت)هم علی کثیر ممن خلقنا تفضیلً 
OE‏ میمون gi‏ همایون الخ 

According to the colophon on fol. 3169 this copy 
was finished by Muhammad Sharif bin “Abd-alhakk 
Sabzwâri, A. H. 1010, the r2th of the second Rabi'— 
A.D. 1601, the roth of October. 

Beginning: بر‎ 

Ff. 316, 11.15; Nasta'lik; size, gin. by 63 in. 
(OusELEY 305. ] 


The same. 

Several lacunas, for instance, after fol. 166. Many 
pages a little injured by worms. An index, probably 
written by Sir Gore Ouseley, is prefixed to this copy, 
which is dated A.H. 1012 —A.D. 1603, 1604. 

Ff. 223, ll. 17-21; Nasta‘lik, written by different hands on 

paper of various colours ; size, 10 in. by 53 in. 
1 ; [OusELEY AbD. 20.] 

The same. 
This copy was finished the 12th of Rabi'-althâni, 
A.H. I014—A.D. 1605, August 27. 

Ff, 184,11. 17; Nasta'lik ; the first three leaves supplied later ; 
size, 92 in. by 52 in. (FRASER 98. 


The same. 
Not dated. 

Margin-column, ff. 27-2215, Il. 44; Nastalik; illuminated 

heading. (ELLToT 345.] 
The same. 
No date. The Arabic paging is wrong from fol. r11 
to the end. 

Ff. ,تور‎ ll. 21; careless Nasta'lik ; some omissions supplied on 
the margin; the original leaves are put into a modern margin, 
except the last four, which appear to have been added by a later 
hand; a little worm-eaten ; the first page slightly injured ; size, 
82 in, by 5 in, (Exuior 390. 


Copied in India. Another older translation of the 
same is noticed in Rieu 1. p. 334. 

First volume, ff. 229 ; second volume, ff. 245; 1:15: Nasta‘lik ; 
size, 8} in. by 72 in. [OusELEY 176+>,} 


.(جوامر العجائب) Jawahir-al'ajaib‏ 

A short extract, or rather an earlier sketch, of the 
valuable tadhkirah of poetesses, called gems of curiosi- 
ties, by Fakhri ibn Amir (or Amiri, according to 
Sprenger) of Harât, who probably wrote it at the court 
of the ruler of Sind, Muhammad “İsa Tarkhân (died 
A.H. 974=A.D. 1566); see a full account of it in 
A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 9-11. 

This sketch contains the same twenty poetesses, as 
the larger work, described by Sprenger, and, it appears, 
one or two more. The initial bait, quoted as a chrono- 
gram by Sprenger, runs thus: 

SE Sey‏ و 
فارغ زهمه غم و مصائب دیدم 

Dated the 24th of Ramadan, A.H. 1185—A.D. 1771, 
December 31. After the colophon on fol. 198 there is 
written a رقعه‎ of Mirza “Abd-alkâdir Bidil. 

Ff. 190-198, ll. 21; very careless Nasta'lik; size, 103 in. by 
63 in. (ELLToT 89. 


(اخبار الاخیار) Akhbâr-alakhyâr‏ 

A large biographical work on all the Saints, Shaikhs, 
learned and holy men of Zndia, from the conquest by 
the Muhammadans and the rise of the Islâm down to 
the end of the tenth century of the Hijrah, by 'Abd- 
alhakk bin Saif-aldin alturk aldihlawi albukhari, who, 
according to the khâtimah, completed this work after 
his journey to Hijâz, for which he had set out A.H. 996 
—A.D. 1588; comp. Rieu i. p. 355. Except the first 
shaikh and a few others, all the persons whose bio- 
graphies are given belong to India; and the author 
devoted his work to those exclusively, because there 
were in his time many books on shaikhs of Arabia, 
Persia, etc., but no book at all on the learned and wise 
men of India. According to the index on fol. 122 this 
work is divided into three tabakât: 1. The great 
Shaikh Muhyi-aldin Abi Muhammad “Abd -alkâdir 
alhasani aljilâni (whose elaborate biography begins on 
fol. 13), his contemporaries and disciples. 2. Shaikh 
Farid-alhakk wa aldin Ganj-i-Shakar ( pe 25), his 
disciples and contemporaries. 3. From the “time of 
Shaikh Nasir-aldin Mahmüd down to the author's 
time. Khâtimah: The author’s forefathers and his own 
affairs. A complete list of the 256 shaikhs whose bio- 
graphies are given in this book is found on ff. rb—3b, 

Beginning of the book on fol. 42: مر حضرت‎ Ne 
که عطای اوا بایان‎ 5H واهب العطیّات را تعالی و‎ 

Bl «نیست‎ 1 


الد ان رش SUL ols,‏ و للکم علی Beginning:‏ 

No date. 
Ff. 435, ll. 15; clear and distinct Nasta'lik : size, g2 in. by 
6 in. (MARSH. 122.[ 


.(وفيات الاعیان فی انباء ابناء الزمان) Wafayât-ala'yân‏ 

Persian translation of the biographical work of Ibn 
Khallikân (Ahmad bin Muhammad bin Ibrâhim bin 
Abi Bakr), who finished it A.H. 672—A.D. 1273, and 
died A,H. 681—A.D. 1282, 

The Arabic original was edited by F. Wiistenfeld, ‘ Ibn 
Challikani vitae illustrium virorum,' Göttingen, 1835— 
1850, and translated into English by De Slane, 4 vols., 
Paris, 1842-1871. 

This translation, comprising the vitae, Nos. ۱-۴ 
(first part), and Nos. r.o—or (second part), was made 
by Kabir bin Uwais bin Muhammad Allatifi (fol. 2°, 
1,1); he finished the first part in Constantinople on 
the sth of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 926 < ۸۰۰ 1520, 
October 17, and the second ۸۱1۰ 928=A.D. 1522 (here 
the name of the month is omitted by a mistake). See 
the colophons on the last page of the first part, No. 
176», fol. ra, and fol. 245. Whether Kabir did ever 
translate more than this, or whether this copy contains 
only one part of his work, we cannot decide. 

The translator died in Kâhirah A.H. 930=A.D.1524, 
according to H. Khalfa vi. p. 455, whose notice we 
quote at full length: ‘And Maulana Azhar-aldin 
Alardabili translated it (viz. Ibn Khallikân's work) 
into Persian, and he died in Kâhirah a.n. 930. And 
1 saw a Persian composition by Kabir bin Uwais bin 
Muhammad Allatifi, commonly known as Kâdizâda, 
where he mentioned that, when Sultân Salim Khan the 
elder was reading the chronicles, and especially the 
biographies of Ibn Khallikân, he translated the book 
for him, and that the Sultân died (A.D. 1520) when he 
had done half the work. And perhaps this Kabir is 
the man commonly known as Azhar-aldin Alarda- 

This remark of Hâji Khalfa is, in all particulars, 
confirmed by the introduction which the translator has 
prefixed to his work. It consists of two parts—ff. 10— 
b, about the origin of this translation, ete.; ff. 5>—7a, 
a short vita of Ibn Khallikan. Concerning the cha- 
racter of this work, we have to add that almost all the 
poetry guoted in the original is transferred into the 

ابتدای کلام واجب الاکرام دمحمد پادشاهی Beginning:‏ 
.سزاواراست که چون تقدیرش بتکوین سلطنت صاحب a‏ 
According to the colophon on fol. 245», No. 176b,‏ 

this copy was finished by Mir Asad “Ali, the 3rd of 
Sha'bân, A.H. 1197 = A.D. 1783, 4th of July: wei 

الکتاب ea‏ تا تن pe‏ سیوم شعبان 
امعظم بروز جمعه دو کبری روز درامد درسنة ime ٢٧‏ 


Life of St. James on fol. 2۰ 

Life of St. John on fol. 147». 

Life of St. Thomas on fol. 1712, 

Life of St. James, the son of Alpheus, on fol. 184», 
Life of St. Philip on fol. 1922. 

Life of St. Bartholomew on fol. 1948, 

Life of St. Matthew on fol. 200». 

Life of St. Simon and Judas Iscariot on fol. 2060. 
Life of St. Thaddeus on fol. 2128. 

Ff. 215, ll. 15; large and very distinct Nasta'lik ; size, gf in. 
by 52 in. (Lav. 178.) 


Butkhâna .(لتغانه)‎ 

An extremely valuable and large selection from the 
diwâns of the most celebrated and rare Persian poets, 
especially those of the earliest period, originally com- 
piled by Maulânâ Muhammad Şüfi and Mirzâ Hasan- 
beg Khaki, A.H. 1010 (the forty-ninth year of Akbar’s 
reign=A.D. 1601, 1602; comp. fol. 2b, ll. 8, 9, 15, 20, 
and 21), and subsequently amplified, A.H. 1021 2۸, ۰ 
1612, 1613, by ‘Abd-allatif ibn ‘Abdallah al “Abbasi, a 
resident in Ahmadabad in Gujarat (comp. fol. 3», Il. rr, 
14, 18, 19; fol. 42, ll. 13, 15, 18; and fol. pa, 1. 17), 
who added a preface, ردیباچه‎ and biographical notices of 
the poets, on the basis of the most famous tadhkiras 
and ta’rikhat, as he states himself, on fol. 54, last line, 
and fol. gb, ll. 1-7; for instance, دولتشاه--روضة‎ 2S 

الصفا- تذکرة ty‏ نفاتس انر حبيب السير تاریخ 
ابن خلکا eee‏ خواجه نظام الدین احمد 
سس تاریخ فروزشاهى نا 2am‏ جهان ارت بت 
se‏ ابو الفضل بیهقی ے 
This biographical index was called by him (see fol.‏ 
and therefore on the‏ رخلاصة احوال الشعرا )18 .1 ,49 

inner side of the Binding of vols. i and ii, where a 
complete index is found, the following titles are writ- 

ioe‏ الشعرای تصنیف عبد اللطیف این عبد 
تذکرة کلام مسټی eS?‏ الشعرای عبد and‏ الله ai‏ 
.اللطیف بن عبد الله عباسی 

, Beginning of the preface: وتقذس‎ on الله سجعان,‎ 
a بمقتضی و عنده‎ 

According to the statement in the preface ) 2b, 
ll. 15-17 and 20), this work contains large extracts from 
the diwâns of thirty-six poets, and short ones from the 
works of ninety other poets, together 48,000 baits, 
selected from 400,000; but of these ninety poets we 
can find in the table of contents, on fol. 24 sq. in the 
first volume (comp. the biographical notices, ff. 5'—244), 
and on the binding of the second volume, only eighty 
to eighty-two. Besides, this copy is incomplete at the end 
of the second volume, and there are wanting probably 
some leaves containing the-extracts from several diwans. 




Dated the 6th of Jumâdâ-alâkhar, A.H. 1095=A.D. 
1684, May 21. A certain Muhammad alhusaini tells 
us in a notice under the colophon that he finished this 
work's reading in the beginning of Muharram, A.H. 
II7O—A.D. 1756, end of September, at Paidabed. 

Ff. 269, 1.17; Nasta‘lik ; size, gin. by 52 in. 

(OuseLEy App. 36.] 


Mirdt-alkuds القدس)‎ iye). 

The life and death of Jesus Christ, compiled from 
the Gospels and translated into Persian, with the 
assistance of Mâulânâ “Abd-alsattâr bin Kasim of 
Lâhür, by the Jesuit Geronimo Xavier, who joined the 
mission in India, and was in friendly intercourse with 
the Moghul emperor Akbar ; and after having acquired 
the knowledge of Persian in a space of eight years, 
composed for his imperial majesty (who was anxious to 
learn something about the Christian religion) this 
work, and finished it at Agra A.D. 1602. This copy is 
the same which was presented to the Moghul emperor 
in April, 1602; comp. James Fraser, Catalogue of 
Oriental MSS., pp. 39 and 40. It was edited by Louis 
de Dieu, ‘ Historia Christi Persice,’ Lugd. Bat. 1639 ; 
comp. on Ger. Xavier and his works, Zedler’s Lexicon, 
Biogr. Universelle, Pertsch, p. 57; Rieu i. p. 3; and 
Catal. des MSS. et Xyll., p. 243 sq. 

It comprises an introduction : خطاب زمین‎ ae کفتا‎ 

چون DON‏ عجاتبات _ beginning on fol. 2b:‏ ,دوس 
,در طفولیت مسیح .1 Fach; and four babs:‏ دید Nİ‏ 
ز 42۶ on fol.‏ ,در متجزهای و تعلیم مسیح .2 on fol. 5b;‏ 

در ۵ ۶ 101 MN an‏ مرک مسيے .3 
on fol. 184».‏ رخاستن مسیع از ثیر و فتن او براسمان 

Ff. 200, ll. 15; clear and distinct Nasta'lik; an illuminated 
cross on fol. 1”; size, 93 in. by 53 in. (FRASER 256.] 


(داستان احوال حواریان) Dâstân-i- Ahwâl-i-Hawâriyân‏ 

Another Persian work by the same Geronimo Xavier, 
composed for the same emperor Akbar after the آة‎ 
رالقدس‎ which is quoted here in the preface, on ff. و1۳‎ 
1. 5, and fol. 24, 1. 2, and containing biographies of the 
twelve apostles. It was written, according to Rieu i. 
۳. 3, A.D. 1609. From the end of the preface, on fol. 
64, last two lines, we learn that it was originally com- 
piled in French and translated into Persian, with the 
assistance of the same Maulana ‘Abd-alsattar (45 امید‎ 

بدستیاری مولانا عید الستار در ساعت مسعود از فرنگی 
بفارسی جلوه کند و برحضرت و ساثر خوانندکان و شنوندگان 
.)»© کردد؛ 
Preface on fol. 1b, beginning :‏ 
ظاهری وقوای باطنی A‏ 
Life of St. Peter on fol. ۰‏ 
Life of St. Paul on fol. 45».‏ 

ات له که اعضای 


9. Hakim Mwizzi of Nishâpâr, with the kunjah 
Abü-Abdallâh ; his original name was Muhammad bin 
“Abd-almalik, He composed panegyrics in honour of 
Sultân Malikshâh. The biographical notices state that 
the date of his death is unknown (fol. 98, 1. 16); Taki 
places it in A.H. 542 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 
and 501, and Rieu ii. p. 552). ۳۲۲۷-165۳ (114-10r). 

10. Radi-aldin of Nishâpür, a contemporary of 
Malikshâh and Nizâm-almulk (see, however, Rieu ii. 
P. 748, where his death is fixed A.H. 598). Ff. 6671 
173% (1o%—-1141). 

11. Hakim Azraki of Marw, with the kunyah Abi- 
almahasin, a contemporary of Mas'üd, Abü-alfaraj, and 
Mu‘izzi, and panegyrist of Shams-aldaulah Sultan 
Tughânshâh, who died, according to the ta'rikh انار ال‎ 
skp, A.H. 581. He is the author of a poetical Sind- 
bâdnâma, and mentioned in ‘Aufi’s tadhkirah (comp. A. 
Sprenger, Catal., p.4, No. 42). 16 17 3-777۳ (141-140). 

12. 'Abd-alwâsü Jabali of Ghurjistân, a contem- 
porary of Sultân Sanjar; according to some he was in 
the service of Sultân Bahrâmshâh bin Mas'âd ; according 
to others, in that of Sultân Mahmüd bin Sultân Ghiyâth- 
aldin saljüki. His death is placed at A. H. 555 or 543 
(comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp.16 and 443; Ouseley, Bio- 
graphical Notices, p. 108). Ff. 178b-186b (144-1 v). 

13. Sayyid Hasan Ghaznawi, the panegyrist of 
Sultan Bahrâmshâh, died A.H. 565 (comp. the bio- 
graphical notices, fol. roi, Il. 2 and 16 ; and A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 16). Ff. 187b-201> )۱۷۵-۱۸۹( 

14. Athir Akhsikati, a contemporary of Khâkâni 
and panegyrist of Alp Arslan bin Tughrul bin Ghiyath- 
aldin Muhammad, who died a.H. 571. Akhsikat is 
situated in the districts of Farghâna in Turkistân. 
Athir died A, A, 608 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 and 
345, and Rieu ii. p. 563). Ff. 2027-2111 (19.—144). 

15. Hakim Sand? of Ghazna, the famous author of 
the Hadikah. He died, according to Daulatshâh, A.H. 
576; Taki places his death in A.H. 545; others in 
525 and even in 499 (!). See his biography, fol. 11 
ll. 8 and زو‎ Bland’s Century; and Rieu ii. p. 549 sq. 
Ff. 211b-2538 )۳۰۰-۳۴۱(۰ 

16. Rashid Watwdt of Balkh, panegyrist of the 
Khwarizmshahs, died A.H. 574 or 578 (see his bio- 
graphy, fol. rıb, ll. 4 and 15 sq. Taki gives the year 
578; comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p.16, and Rieu ii. 
P. 553). Ff. 254b—260b (rier—ries). 

17. Hakim Muhammad bin Muhammad Auhad- 
aldin Anwart of Abiward, the greatest of the Persian 
kasidah writers; died, according to the Mirât-al'âlam, 
A.H. 592; to Taki, 587; to the Atashkadah, 656 )!!( to 
the biography in this work itself, 540 or 585 (see there, 
fol. 124, ll. 3 and 4); comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 
and 331, and Rieu ii.p.554 sq. Ff. 261b-2908(riea—rva). 

18. Hakim Afdal-aldin Ibrahim bin “Ali ۱/0071 of 
Shirwân, died at Tabriz A.H. 582 or 595 (comp. 
A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 and 461; Rieu ii. p. 558; 
Journal Asiatique, 1864, ۲۰137 sg., and 1865, p. 296 sg.); 
some place his death as early as A.H. 532 (see here on 
fol. و128‎ 1. 16 sq.) Ff. 2gıb-316b (rva—r.te). 

19. Mujir-aldin Bailakâni, a contemporary of Kha- 
kâni; the biography on fol. ۲22 does not give any date 
of his death, but Taki places it in A. H. 594, and Wâlih 




Contents : 

The first volume. Preface on ff. ıb-5a ; biographical 
notices on ff. gP-249; index on ff. 24b-25a, After that 
the selections from the diwâns of the following 120 
poets begin at once: 

1. Abd-alfaraj bin Masüd Rin’, a native of Khura- 
sin, as Taki states in his tadhkirah, or of Lâhür or 
Balkh, and panegyrist of Sultân Ibrahim Ghaznawi 
(who died A. #. 481) and Sultân Mas‘id. In the bio- 
graphical notices (fol. gb, 1. ro), where he is called 
Sistâni and a contemporary of Sultân Mahmüd, he is 
undoubtedly confounded with another earlier poet, 
Abü-alfaraj of Sistân; comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 308, 
and Rieu ii. p. 547. According to Taki, Abü-alfaraj 
Rüni died A.H. 489; according to the نادر زمانۍ‎ s تاد‎ 
(comp. “Mirkhondi Historia Ghasnevidarum’ دز‎ ٥6م‎ 
Latin translation by Fr. Wilken, Berlin, 1832), p. 265, 
note 178, as early as A.H. 482, only one year after Ibrâ- 
him’s death. Ff. 25b—-30b (1-1). 

2. Abü-alkâsim Hasan ibn Ahmad Unşwr4, a native 
of Balkh, the king of poets at the court of Mahmüd of 
Ghazna. Died A.H. 431 or 441; comp. A. Sprenger, 
p. 528. Ff. 31۲-352 (v—11). 

3. Hakim Ndşir Khusrau, born near Balkh, A.H. 394; 
concerning his life and works, comp. Dr. Ethé’s edition 
of the Rüshanâinâma, in Z.D.M.G. xxxiii. p. 645 sq., 
and Schefer's Sefer Nameh, Paris, 1881. Ff. 36b-66b 


۱ 4 و‎ bin Sa'd bin Salman, a panegyrist of 
Mas'üd and Ibrâhim, the Ghaznawides; died, according 
to the biographical notices (fol. 8a, 1 11), A.m. 515; 
according to Taki, 525. Comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
pp. 16 and 485, and Rieu ii. p. 548. For the very 
interesting events of his life, see Bland, in the Journal 
Asiatique, 1853, ‘ Mas‘id Poete Persan et Hindoui ;’ and 
Sprenger, in the Journal of the Asiatic Society of 
Bengal, vol. xxii. p. 442 sg. Ff. 67>-101> (6r—vv). 

5. ‘Umar Khayyâm of Nishâpâr, died A.H. 517 
(A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 464) or 518 (biographical 
notices, fol. 84, 1.16). The extracts from the ruba'iyyât 
of this remarkable astronomer, poet, and freethinker 
(see Calcutta Review, vol. xxx. p. 149 sq.; Journal 
Asiatique, 1857, vol. ix. p. 548 sg.; and Rieu ii. p. 546) 
are wanting here. (Arabic pagination, ya—at.) 

6. “Uthman bin Muhammad al-Mukhtdri of Ghazna, 
a contemporary of Hakim Sanâ'i ; died A.H. 534 (bio- 
graphical notices, fol. 8, 1. 3), but Taki, who calls him 
Sirâj-aldin Mukhtâri Ghaznawi, fixes the date of his 
death in A.H. 554. 1, 1۱۵2-۲21۳ )۷۲-۱۰۱( 

7. Sayyid Hasan Ashrafi of Samarkand, contem- 
porary with Mukhtâri and Sanâ'i; the year of his death 
is unknown, Taki places it in ,دید‎ 395 (2). Ff. 122—- 
130 (1.r—11.). : 

8. Adib Şâbir of Tirmidh, with the kunyah Shihab- 
aldin, whose original name was Adib bin Isma‘il, or, 
according to A. Sprenger (Catal., p. 313), bin Majd- 
aldin Isma'il, a panegyrist of Sultân Sanjar. He was 
thrown into the Oxus, A.H. 540, as Taki; 546, as 
A. Sprenger (Catal., p.313); or 547, as the biographi- 
cal notices state (fol. 8>, last line); comp. Rieu ii. 
Pp. 552. The extracts from his diwân are wanting here. 
(Arabic pagination, 111-110.) 


the Muslims of India, died A.H.725. Daulatshâh places 
his death in 715. His original name was Yamin-aldin 
Abü-alhasan (comp. A. Sprenger, p. 465, and Rieu i. 
p. 241, and ii. p. 609). Ff. 1790-204۲ (0.1—or1). 

31. Shaikh Awhad? Mardghi of Isfahan, the younger 
poet of this name, the pupil of the elder Auhad-aldin 
Kirmâni, and author of the Jâm-i-Jam. He died, 
probably, A.H. 738 (see his biography on fol. 16b, 1. 4; 
A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 360; and Rieu ii. p. 619). Ff. 
2050-2320 (orv—cot). 

32. Shaikh Jalal ‘Adud Yazdi, a contemporary and 
panegyrist of Muhammad bin Muzaffar, who died ۰ 
765. His death is placed by Taki in A.H. 793. The 
selections of his diwân are wanting here (000-004). 

33. Khwâjah Shams-aldin Muhammad Héfiz of 
Shiraz, the most famous of all Persian ghazal writers ; 
died a.H. 791. Ff. 233-252» (oot—ova). 

34. Mutahhar, a panegyrist of the Sultân Firüzshâh 
(who reigned from A.H. 752 to 790) and of the nobles 
of his court (see his biography on fol. 17%, 1. 8 sg.) 
He was never before mentioned in any tadhkirah or 
ta'rikh, as the author of the Butkhâna states. He died 
at the age of 80 years. Ff. 253-268 (on.—o4e). 

35. ‘Imddi Shahriyâri. Likewise unknown, as the 
compiler states, but probably identical with that 
“Imâdi, whose death is fixed by Taki in A.H. 573 
(comp. Rieu ii. p. 557, and A, Sprenger, Catal. p. 16, 
No. 19, and p. 439, where two poets of this name are 
mentioned, İmâdi Ghaznawi and ‘Imadi Shahriyâri). 
FY. 26gb—273b (031—1..). 

36. Shaikh Muhammad Maghribt of Tabriz, died 
A.E. 809 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 19, No. 100, 
and p. 476; Rieu ii. p. 633). Ff. 274b-281b(1.1—1.4). 

37. Shaikh Xösim-i-Anwâr or Kâsimi of Tabriz, 
born A.H. 757 and died 837 (see his biography on fol. 
17%, last line; A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 33 and 532; 
Rieu ii. p. 635). Ff. 282b-2g1b (4.4-414). 

38. Baba Fighâni of Shiraz, a contemporary of 
Jami; he died A.m. 925 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p. 403; Bland’s Century; and Rieu ii. p. 651). Ff. 
292b—298b (11—xr0). 

39. Abü-alhasan Ridagi, the great Sâmânide poet. 
His death is fixed here in A.H. 407 (0). Ff. zggb-3oob 

40. Hakim Katardn, the teacher of Anwari died, 
according to Taki, A. H. 485. Ff. 3oob-3o3P(1rv—-ır.). 

41. ‘Am‘ak Bukhâri, a contemporary of Adib Sabir, 
Anwari, Rashid Watwât, “Abd-alwâsi' Jabali, and 
Sayyid Hasan Ghaznawi. Taki places his death in 
A.H. 543 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 16). 1 303>— 
305% (1r.—ırr). 

42. Lâmüt, a native of Gurgân, and probably con- 
temporary with the preceding poets (A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 16, calls him Lom’y). Ff. 305-307 (1rr—1r). 

43. Saif Isfarang-i-Samarkandi (i.e. Saif-aldin of 
Isfarang in Transoxania), born, as the biography states 
on fol. 18>, 1, 24, A.H. 581, and died 652 or 660 (comp. 
A. Sprenger, Catal. p. 561, and Rieu ii. p. 581 8g.) 
Ff. 3072-308) (amare). 

44, Rafi-aldin of Lunban (in the district of Isfahan), 
a contemporary of Kamal Isma‘il; died, according to 



in 568 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 and 503, and 
Rieu ii. p. 562). Ff. 317-319” (r.o-r.v). 

20. Zahir Farydbi of ‘Irak, a contemporary and 
panegyrist of the Atabegs İldagiz and Kizil Arslan (died 
A.E. 587); comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 and 579; 
and Rieu ii. p. 563. He died, according to Taki, A. H. 
598. 11 320-334» (r.a-rrr). 

The second ۰ 

21. Shaikh Farid-aldin ‘Attar of Nishâpür (with the 
kunyas Abi Hâmid and Aba Bakr), the famous author 
of the Pandnâma and the Mantik-altair, He was born 
A.H. 513, and put to death during the carnage of the 
Tatars of Cingizkhân, according to the biography on 
fol. 12%, 1. 15, in the year 619 or 607; according to 
Daulatshâh (see A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 347, and Rieu i. 
p. 344), 627. ل1‎ rb-26b (rrr-rosa). 

22. Jamdl-aldin Muhammad bin “Abd-alrazzâk of 
Isfahan, a contemporary of Khâkâni. Taki fixes his 
death in A.H. 588 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 
and 445). Ff. 27>-51> (me4—rvr). 

23. Kamdal-aldin Ismail of Isfahan, the son of the 
preceding poet, Jamal-aldin (see his biography ده‎ 
132,l.11sq.) He was tortured to death, A.H. 626 or 635 
(see there, fol. 139, 1. 20), 638 or 639 (see A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p.454,and Rieu ii. p.581). Ff. 52b—8gb (rve—e/ 1). 

24. Najib-aldin Jarbadkani (Khurbâdkâni, as 
Sprenger reads, is a mistake; comp. Marâşid, ed. 
Juynboll, i. p. mes; and Barbier de Meynard, <“Die- 
tionnaire géographique etc. de la Perse extrait du 
Yakout, Paris, 1861, p. 153, under ‘ Djerbadegân”). 
According to the biography (fol. 13>, Il. 4 and 6) he 
was a contemporary of Sanâ'i and Masüd, but that 
seems to be an error, since he is undoubtedly identical 
with the poet Najib-aldin of Fars, who probably died 
A.H. 625 or 635 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 17 and 
513). Ff. gob—g7> (#1 r—#14). 

25. Athir-aldin 4wmdân? of Hamadân, a pupil of 
Nasir of Tüs and a younger contemporary of Kamal 
Tsma‘il. According to Taki he died A.H. 665 (comp. 
A. Sprenger, Catal. p.17). Ff. g8b-ro2b (er. ۴۳۴( 

26. Majd (ibn) Hamgar of Shiraz, contemporary 
with the Atâbeg Abübakr bin Sa'd, who died A.H. 658, 
and his son, Sa'd II. Taki fixes the death of this poet 
in 686 (see A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 17 and 478). Ff. 
103۲-1138 (1ro—#ro). 

27. Maulana Jaldl-aldin Muhammad Rim? of Balkh, 
the most celebrated of all the Şüfic poets; died, as the 
biography (fol. 142, 1. 8) states, A.H. 661 or 672. Jami 
places his death in 67 1 or 672 (comp. A. Sprenger, p. 489, 
and Rieu ii. p. 584 sg.) Ff. 114b-131> (#r1—ror). 

28. Shaikh Fakhr-aldin Ibrahim bin Shahriyar ‘Jaki 
of Hamadân, who died at the age of 82 or even 102 
years (see his biography on fol. 14», 1. 16), A.H. 686 or 
716. Daulatshâh and Taki place his death in 709 
(comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 17 and 441, and Rieu ii. 
p- 594). Ff 132b-142b (ort). 

29. Shaikh Sa‘di of Shiraz, died 1٥٥٥ (or, according 
to others, even 120 or 130) years old, A.H. 691 (see 
his biography on fol. 15%, 1. 12; A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p- 545; and Rieu ii. p. 595). Ff. 1436-178? (¢10—-0..). 

30. Amir Khusraw of Dihli, the greatest poet among 


to the biography on fol. 2ob,1. 6, a. m. 777, according 
to others A.H. 769 or 779 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
P. 555, and Rieu ii. p. 625). Fol. 322۳ (4), 

71-76. Nizâri of Kühistân, author of a diwân and 
of a معاشرت‎ lols زدستور نامه‎ died aH. 721 or 720 
(comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 524). Maulana Fakhr- 
aldin Hindüshâh, Humâm of Tabriz, a pupil of Nasir 
of Tas; died a.u. 713 or 714 at Tabriz (comp. A. 
Sprenger, Catal., p. 17, No. 58). Badr-aldin Shah. 
‘Imad bin Ajal al'abbâsi, Imam Shihâbi Sultant. Fol. 
323% (10.). 

77-81. Shams-aldin Tâhir Nahhâs. Shaikh Abi 
Said Burgush of Shiraz. Muhammad Réfi?. Shaikh 
Khusrawâni, Kadi Nizdm-aldin. Fol. 323» (40.). 

82-86. Imdmi Harawi, a contemporary of Sa'di and 
Majd-i-Hamgar; died, according to Taki, a. ır. 686 (comp. 
A. Sprenger, p.17, No. 46, and p. 439). “Atki of Tabriz, 
perhaps identical with Jalâl-aldin “Atiki in Sprenger, 
p- 18, No. 72. Khwaja Kirmâni, author of Humâi 
and Humâyün; born A.m. 657 (read 679), died 742 
(read 753, and comp. Rieu ii. p. 620; A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 471 sq.; Erdmann in Z. D. M. G. ii. 205 sg.). 
Kadi Humâm-aldin Sdin. Jalal Tabib, a native of 
Shirâz, author of the story Gul and Naurüz, composed 
A.H. 784; he died A.H. 795 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p. 18, No. 83). Fol. 3249 (401). 

87-91. Khatib-i-Ganjah. ‘Abd-almajid. Kâtibi, born 
in the district of Tarshiz, died A.H. 839 (comp. A. 
Sprenger, Catal., p. 457, and Rieu ii. p. 637). Abü- 
‘Abdallah Muhammad /i2di, the name is so according 
to the indices, vol. i. p. 25, and the binding of vol. ii; in 
the biographies the name is wanting, the text shows dis- 
tinctly Khuldi. Husâm-aldin Bakhshi. Fol. 324» (101). 

92-99. Khwajah Nasir of Tas, born A.H. 597 and 

died 672 in Baghdad. Imam 7۱0/۵۸ of Kazwin. Ndsir-i- 

Ganjah. Abü-Abdallâh Muhammad Jundi. Ubaid 
Zikdni, famous for his licentious wit, contemporary 
with Salman Sawaji; died according to the biography 
on fol. 226, 1. 8, a. m. 705, but according to Taki 772 
(comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 527). Shams Zabsi, in 
the text 16/101 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 17, No. 
43); his diwân was highly esteemed by Sultân 0 
Baisunkar. Ndşir Khan. Shaikh Niğâm, according 
to the biography identical with Nizâmi of Ganjah ; but 
others say that all the kasidas and ghazals ascribed to 
him really belong to Nizâmi ‘aridi. Fol. 3258 (sor). 

100-106. Murshidi. Abd-alfaraj of Balkh, the 
notice in vol. i, fol. 23, 1. ır, states that he is identical 
with Abü-alfaraj Rüni, comp. No. 1, but that is a 
mistake ; the kit'ah quoted here is the same, which is 
ascribed in all the tadhkiras to Abü-alfaraj of Sistân. 
Mas'üd Turkmani. “Uluwwi-Turbati. Shah 1۸01 of 
Shiraz, died A.H. gız (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p- 387). Mubdérakshéh Ghüri, the contemporary and 
panegyrist of the king Ghiyâth-aldin Abü-alfath Ghüri, 
who died A. E: 579 (a mistake for 599). o Niğâm-aldin 
of Astarâbâd, died A.H. 921 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p- 518). Fol. 325 (vor). 

107-111. Naşir of Tis (the same as No. 92, repeated 
here). Ashhari. Shah ‘Ali. Anonymous ادری)‎ 9). 
Mas'üd bin Sa'd, probably bin Sa'd bin Salman (comp. 
No. 4). Fol. 3263 (10r). 



Taki, A.H. 603 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 17, 
No. 38). Ff. 308>—309> (1r0—1r1). 

45. Iftikhâr of Bukhara. Date unknown. Ff. gogb— 
211۳ )۳۹-۳۸(. 

46. Minüdihri Shaştgallah, a native of Damaghân, as 
he informs the reader in his own poems, and not of 
Balkh, as the biography on fol. 18>, last line, and 
Daulatshah state. He was a pupil of Abü-alfaraj of 
Sistân (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 483, and Kazi- 
mirski, Spécimen du divan de Menoutchehri, 1876). 
Ff. 311-312 (1ra—1r9). 

47. Sharaf-aldin of Shufurwah (near Isfahan), a con- 
temporary of Kamal Isma‘il (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 
0. 17, No. 35). Ff. 312-216۳ (4ra—ur). 

48. Sirdj-aldin Kumri (a native of Kazwin, or as 
some say, of Ghazna), contemporary with Auhadi Kir- 
mâni, Salman Sawaji, and Maulana Muhammad ‘Assar 
of Tabriz (the author of Mihr and Mushtari, who died 
A.H. 784; comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 311). ۸ 
315-316) (aer—aer). 

49. Shihdb-aldin of Samarkand (probably identical 
with the poet Shihab-aldin in Sprenger’s Catal., p. 19, 
No. 126, who died A. m. 881). Fol. 316 (+r). 

50, 51. 7۲۸ Lâhiji (perhaps this or the following 
one in 53 is the same, who is mentioned in ‘Aufi’s 
celebrated tadhkirah ‘ Lubab-ul-Albab ;’ comp. Bland's 
paper on the earliest Persian Biography of Poets, Jour- 
nal of the Royal Asiatic Society, ix. p. 122; for other 
poets of this name, see A. Sprenger, Catal., p.20, No. 133, 
and p. 49) and Zain-aldin Sijzi, Fol. 3170 (1618). 

52, 53. Shams-aldin Haddad (or Haddâdi) and Riki 
Shâristâni, Fol. 317> (v8). 

54,55. Saif-aldin of Bâkharz (in Khurâsân), born 
A.H. 576, died 645, and Diyd-aldin of Fars. Fol. 
3182 (110). 

56, 57. Asadi of 188, the teacher of Firdausi 
(comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., pp. 16 and 406), and [bn 
Yamin, the son of Yamin-aldin, died A. u. 745 (comp. 
A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 433). Fol. 318» (0), 

58. ‘Ain-alkuddt of Hamadân. Ff. 3198-3208 (1181— 

59, 60. Shah Kabidjama and Hakim Nür-aldin 
Muhammad Şandüki. Fol. 3209 )۷۴۷(, 

61. Kamâl-aldin Raihâni. Fol. 320 (dev). 

62,63. ‘Izz-aldin (or according to the index Ghazâl- 
aldin) Shirwâni and Hasan of Dihli, who died, as the 
biography states on fol. 20, 1. 1, A.H. 737; others 
fix his death in 727, 738, or 745 (comp. A. Sprenger 
Catal., p. 418, and Rieu ii. p. 618). Fol. 3219 (1184). 

64, 65. Müsiki Badi? and Abi-al'ald’-i-Ganjah (a 
, contemporary of Nizâmi). Fol. 321b (xn). 

66, 67. ‘Imdd-aldin Shahriyâri (comp. No. 35) and 
Rashid-aldin. Fol. 322 (163). 

68-70. Sad-aldin Harawi, or as he is called in the 
text, Sa'id ۶77 Harawi ; died, according to Taki, A.H. 
741 (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., 10۰ 18, No. 67). Hasan 
bin ‘Alt Bâkharzi lived, according to the biography, 
during the reign of Jalâl-aldaulah Malikshah bin Alp 
Arslan, and was put to death A.H. 467. Ndsir of 
Bukhara, a friend of Salman Sawaji, who died, according 



014۰ 0 ,مجلس 4 در ذکرجمعی آزصوفیان Bab dle‏ 

مت در دار مشاهیرحکمای اسلام ومتکلمین اعلام 
که اکثر ایشان عالم بفروع واصول شریعت حضرت رسول نیز 
on fol. 1968.‏ ربوده اند 

—— ج 

مچلس + در ذکر Wyle‏ نامدار وسلاطین کامکار از فرقئ 
on fol. 2118,‏ ,ناجیه اولی البصاتر والابصار 

çal‏ ګرا امرای نامدار وسپهسلاران عالی تبار که 
on fol. 2508.‏ ,کریمان رورت وشاهسواران مضمارکارزار دوده اند 

Guts, on fol. 2582.‏ ۱۰ در کر hig‏ عظام وکاتبان کرام 

کل 5 شعراى عرب که سند UL)‏ ادب اند 

on fol. 2728. 

on fol. ۰‏ رمجلس ۱۳ در ذکر شعرای عچم 

'This book furnishes most precious and ample informa- 
tion regarding the history of the Shi'ah confession and 
its famous men; it gives many extracts from the works 
of Shi‘ah authors. For other copies, see C. Stewart, 
p. 25; also India Office Library. The extract given 
by H. T. Colebrooke is found in this MS. on ff. 38% and 
38>. Tt was printed at Taharân, A.H. 1268. 

Not dated; but this copy is probably not much later 
than the date of its composition. 

Ff, 321, ll. 31; small, clear Naskhi و‎ size, 132 in. by 7 in. 
(OuseLEy 366.] 


Another copy of the same work. 

The Fâtihah (here called WL) on fol. 2b; Majlis I 
on fol. Sa; II on fol. 392; 111 on fol. 49%; IV on fol. 
88>; Von fol. 106%; VI on fol. 1959; VII on fol. 2525; 
VIII on fol. 2702; IX on fol. 318; X on fol. 3279; 
XI on fol. 344%; XII on fol. 369%. 

This copy was finished the 7th of Safar, A. H.1102— 
A.D. 1690, November 10, by Muhammad Karim bin 
“Ain ‘Ali of Tabriz. 

Ff. 398, ll. 28; excellent Nasta'lik; the Arabic quotations in 
Naskhi ; beautifully illuminated frontispiece ; the first two pages 
splendidly adorned ; size, 133 in. by 83 in. (Sare 68.] 


The same. 

The Fatihah on fol. 32; Majlis I on fol. rob; 11 on 
fol. 54>; III on fol. 702; IV on fol. 1252; Von fol. 
1494; VI on fol. 263»; VII on fol. 340; VIII on fol. 
363>; IX on fol. 424>; X on fol. 436; XI on fol. 
458»; XII on fol. 40, 

The headings of Majlis VII-X are omitted. 

No date. 

Ff. 532, ll. 25; Nasta'lik, written by two different hands; 

illuminated frontispiece ; the first two pages richly adorned ; 
size, 12} in. by 7} in. (MarsH. . 1941 

The same. 
The Fâtihah on fol. 32; Majlis I on fol. 119; Mon 
fol. 52>; III on fol. 66>; IV on fol. 117%; Von fol. 



112. Shaikh Amin-aldin Kâzrüni, died A.H. 745. 
Fol. 326b (sor). 

113. Shaikh Auwhad-aldin Kirmâni, died A.H. 635 
(read 697) in Baghdad; he was the teacher of Shaikh 
Auhadi Isfahani (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 360, and 
Rieu ii. p. 619). Ff. 3260-330 (10r-10v). 

114, Khwâjah Afdal Kashi. Fol. 330% (10v). 

115. ‘Ain-alkuddt of Hamadan (comp. No. 58), in the 
text the name is altered into “Ain-al‘usar العصار‎ ost: 
Fol. 330? (10v). 

Here the second volume breaks off; in the biogra- 
phies are further mentioned: 116. Zaki of Maragha. 
117. Shaikh Abt Said. 118. Sad Warrdk. 119. 
Shaikh Muhammad Rüz-i- Bahân-alkabir, died a. ۰ 
604 or 606. 120. Shaikh Mahisti (9), lived during the 
reign of Sultân Mahmüd bin Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad 
bin Malikshâh bin Sanjar Saljüki. 

The first volume, ff. 334 (the Arabic pagination begins after 
the index on fol. 25% and goes down tort); the second volume, 
ff. 330 (Arab. pag. *rt—1ov), Two columns, surrounded with 

small gold stripes, each ll. 21, and a third on the margin 11. 36- 
38; Nasta'lik; size, 124 in. by 67 in. {Exxror 31, 32.] 


Majâlis-almu'minin Gi EE 

A work on the biography of famous men among the 
Shi'ites, extending from the earliest time of Islâm till 
the establishment of the Shi'ah as the state religion in 
Persia by the Safawi dynasty, A.H. go5—A.D. 1499. 
It was composed by Nür-allâh bin Sharif Alhusaini 
Almar‘ashi Alshüshtari between A.H. 993 and Toro; 
comp. Rieu i. p. 337; Goldziher, Beitrüge zur Litera- 
turgeschichte der Shi‘ah und der sunnitischen Polemik, 
Wien, 1874; and Loth, Z.D.M.G. xxix. p. 676. He 
suffered for his religious opinions in the reign of 
Jahângir (A.H. 1014—1037—A.D. 1605-1627), see 
H.T. Colebrooke, Asiatic Researches, vol. vii. p. 338. 

نفعان دلکشای حمد و رشعات جانفزای ثنا Beginning:‏ 
.که ارمبت شمال اعتقاد a‏ 

It is divided into a preface and twelve chapters 
(nls): mi 

فالعه در Grist‏ تعريف مطلق شیعه وشيعه امامیه 
on fol. 2b,‏ ,اثناعشرته 

مجلس ١‏ در ذکر بعفی از اماکن لطیفه ومواطن شريفه که 
آنرا 1b‏ طاهرین وشيعة با اخلاص ايشان اختصاص خاص 
kele, on fol. 62.‏ است 

rl‏ در بيان طائفه چند که بتشیّم مشهور ودر 
elle, on fol. 30%.‏ امل ایمان مذکورند 

مجلس ۳ در ذکر IN‏ شیعه از اصعاب کرام حضرت سیّد 
on fol. 39%.‏ رالانام علیه JT,‏ افضل الصلوات والسلام 

Sy} در ذکراکابر دین وافاضل مومنین‎ FOE 
yal, on fol. 70%. 

Sl di ۱ Sam 
واعاظم اشراف فقهاء ومجتهدین واعيان قراء ونعا:‎ aile 
تابعین‎ as رولغویین از‎ on fol. 82», 


This note makes it evident that copyist (کاتب)‎ 6 
author are the same person, and that this copy is the 
author’s autograph. Indeed, this note would be out of 
its place in any other copy but the author’s autograph. 
The MS., though not dated, may certainly be as old as 
the beginning of the seventeenth century, and many 
additions on the margin (by the same hand) seem to 
represent the last finishing strokes, applied by the 
author to his work. 

After the preface (ff. 5b—6b) the biographies begin. 
The biographical information the author gives is mostly 
very scanty, the poetical quotations are sometimes of 
considerable length. After every article, short or long, 
follows a prayer for the emperor, of one line or two, 
beginning with الهى‎ . In the arrangement of the poets 
we cannot recognise a certain system. Every chapter 
bears the title .ذکر خیر‎ 

The MS. is imperfect at the end; there are wanting 
a few leaves at the utmost, containing the rest of the 
article concerning the author himself. 

End :‏ 
بيضه فرمود شاه او GW‏ حکم آن باعث سرافرازی 
ته سا سه زدتئت طبع قاطعی کرده سعر پردازی 

Ff. 127, 1 ز و1‎ Nasta'lik; size, 9} in. by 6 in. 
) 0788787 186. 

Mu'nis-alarwâh الارواح)‎ Gamage) 

Biographies of Saints and Shaikhs of the Cishti order 
in India, by Jahânârâ Begam, the daughter of the 
emperor Shâhjahân and sister to ‘Alamgir and prince 
Dara Shuküh. The illustrious authoress was herself a 
votary of the great Shaikh Mu'in-aldin Hasan alhusaini 
(so fol. gb, 1. 4, or Mu'in-aldin Muhammad alhasan al- 
husaini) alsijzi alâishti, with whose biography the work 
begins on fol. yb. It was completed A.H. 1049=A.D. 
1639; see Rieu i. p. 357. 

حمد و سپاس افزون از عدد : Beginning of the preface‏ 
.وشمار مرصانع کریمی ,| Je‏ جلاله که بقدرت ال 

No date. The colophon is simply ‘ .رقمه جهان آر‎ 

Ff. 83, ll. 11; Nasta‘lik; size, 83 in. by 52 in. 
[FRASER 229.] 

Tadhkirat-i-Naşrâbâdi نصرابادی)‎ 1,35). 

Biographies of contemporary poets, by Muhammad 
Tâhir Naşrâbâdi (or Naşirâbâdi according to Rieu), 
who began to compile this work A.H. 1083—A.D. 1672, 
1673, and divided it into a preface, five sections (2), 
and a conclusion. 

Preface: Account of kings and princes (Ss مقذمه در‎ 
وپادشاممزادگان‎ yash), on fol. zb, first line. 

Section I: Account of the Amirs, Khans, and Wazirs 
of fran and Hindüstân (5 صثّ اوّل در ذکرامرا و خوانین‎ 
دفترخانه‎ CES, ,(وزرا‎ in three classes, on fol. 15. 

Section II: Account of Sayyids, noblemen, etc. 
,(سف دویم در ذکرسادات عالیمقدار ونجبا وساثر جماعت)‎ 
on fol. 103). 

Section 777: Account of wise and learned men, 

قطعه در تعریف بيضه 

کات با Gye‏ که 


140%; VI on fol. 260b; VII on fol. 342%; VIII on fol. 
3672; IX on fol. 434>; X on fol. 447P; XI on fol. 
472°; XII on fol. 5074. 

Not dated; the copyist was Ghulam Husain. The first 
two pages are beautifully adorned. It seems to have been 
collated throughout ; in some places there are additions 
on the margin. The upper part of fol. 499 is torn off. 

From a seal on the first page with this inscription, 

aol, it is evident that this MS.‏ الشرع رابرت جمبرز 
once belonged to Sir Robert Chambers, Chief-Justice‏ 
of Bengal, who died A.D. 1803.‏ 

Ff. 550, ll. 25; clear Nasta'lik ; size, 133 in. by 8 in. 
(OusELEY 367. 

Majma'-alshu'arâ-i-Jahângirshâhi مچمع الشعرلی)‎ 
Part of a collection of biographies of Persian poets, 

who wrote in praise of the emperor Jahangir (died ۵, 
1037=A.D. 1627), to whom the work is dedicated. 

The title occurs on fol. 52, 1. 2, and on fol. 5» ult. 

The biographies are 151 in number, the last of which 
(on ff.r21b-127)) treats of the author himself (sx\4). 
His name is Kâti'i ( 6); see fol. 41>, 1. 6; fol. 424, 
1.2; 101. 121۳, 1. 9; fol. 1229, 1. 11; fol. 126, 1.8; and 
fol. r27> ult. He must have been in close connec- 
tion with the emperor, very likely as an officer of his 
court. He was an aged man when he wrote this (fol. 
5°, 1.7); his teacher or spiritual guide was Maulana 
Kasim! (fol. 125, 1.8). On fol. 121۳ 1. 7 sq., he says, 
that he, unlike the poets who spent their whole life on 
that single art, had devoted the greatest part of his 
life to ‘the acquisition of virtue’ (+2 .(باکتساب‎ 

This book is the ‘third volume’ (Daftar) of a larger 
one, as the author calls it himself at the beginning of 
the preface (fol. gb, 1. 4). 

An index of the poets is prefixed on ff. 3, 4 by a 
more modern hand. Title: فمپرست اسامی شعرا اک درین‎ 

دفتر ثالث تذکرة الشعرا ایراد نموده شد در مدح ومذاکرة 
حضرت خلافت پناه Jb‏ اله نور الدین ilet‏ جهانگیر | 
.پادشاه عادل غازی 
Beginning of the work :‏ 
.با همه معتاجی و عجزو نیاز- ساختم ازدسمله مفتاح را الخ 
is the following note, written by the same‏ کچ On fol.‏ 
تقدیم وتأخیری اک : hand which wrote the whole book‏ 

yp‏ مجمع الشعرای ale Ske‏ در آسامی ly‏ شده 
باشد بی وجوه نخواهد بود یا از رهگذر سیادت يا از رمگذر 
محصب پادشامی وعزت آن یا.تاخیر الزمان دا ۴۳۰ 
جامعیّت مر le‏ تقدیم وتأخیر شده باشد شرف الکان 
لازمة پیری است als‏ شده باشد JERE‏ 
.عفو ومرحمت خواهند پوشید واصلح خواهد فرمود اے 

1 See the article about him on ff. 401-421, 


Firdausi’s teacher, on fol. 102. 4. Abü-alkâsim Hasan al- 
“Unşuri, the king of poets at Mahmüd's court, died A.E. 
431, on fol. rob. 5. Asjadi of Harât, one of ‘Unsuri’s 
pupils, on fol. rob. 6. Firdausi Tüsi, with his original 
name Hasan bin Ishak bin Sharafshâh, on fol. rob. 
7. Nasir Khusrau of Işfahân, on fol. 11۱٣ 8. “Abd- 
alwâsi' Jabali, flourished under Sultân Sanjar, on fol. 
120, 9, Ibrahim ibn ‘Ali Khâkâni of Shirwan, his first 
takhallus was Hakaiki, died A.H. 582 or 595, on fol. 12, 
10. Auhad-aldin Anwari, originally of Abiward ; his 
first takhallus was Khawari (not Hawi, as this copy, or 
Ghazi, as Elliot 397, fol. 21», reads), on fol. 138. 11. 
Rashid bin‘Abd-aljalil Watwat, died A. 1۳. 578, on fol. rgb. 
12. Abü-almajd Majd-aldin Adam Sanâ'i of Ghazna, born 
A.H. 437,0n fol.14®. 13. Sayyid-alhusaini Hasan of Ghaz- 
na, under Sultân Bahrâmshâh, died A.H. 565, on fol. ۰ 
14. Farid Kâtib,a pupil of Anwari, on fol.1 52, 15, Athir- 
aldin Akhsikati, one of Khâkâni's contemporaries, pane- 
eyrist of Kizil Arslan, on fol. 152, 16. Nizami of Ganjah, 
on 101 153, 17. Zahir-aldin Muhammad Fâryâbi, pane- 
gyrist of Kizil Arslan, died A.H.598,on fol.r5b. 18. Majd- 
aldin Hamgar of Fars, flourished under Atâbeg Sa'd 
bin Abi Bakr bin Sa'd, on fol. 162. 19. Kamal-aldin 
Isma‘il, son of Jamâl-aldin “Abd-alrazzâk of Isfahan, 
with the epithet العانی‎ Gls on fol. 16%, 20. Kadi 
Shams-aldin Tabsi (according to Elliot 397, fol. 28», 
Calabi), was in his later years intimately acquainted 
with Khwajah Nizim-almulk, Sultan Jalal-aldin Malik- 
shah Saljüki's wazir of Khurâsân, on fol. 17۸, 21. 
Khwajah Shams-aldin Muhammad Diwan, author of 
the شمسیه در عالم منطق‎ SL, grand wazir of Sultân 
Jalal-aldin Saljüki, killed at Tabriz, a.H. 683, by 
Arghünkhân's order, on fol. 17>, 22. Imâmi (in 
Elliot 397 Imam) of Hardt, contemporary with Sa'di, 
on fol. 17>, 23. Shaikh Farid-aldin “Attâr of Nishâ- 
pir, with his full name: Abi Hâmid Abi Bakr 
Muhammad bin Ibrahim, born A.E. 513, killed 607 
or 619, on fol. 17>. 24. Maulana Jalâlaldin Rimi 
of Balkh, died a. H. 661, or 672, on fol. 184, 25. Saif 
of Isfarang, on fol. 18>. 26. Humâm-aldin of Ta- 
briz, contemporary with Sa'di, on fol. 18>, 27. Muslih- 
aldin Sa'di of Shiraz, died A.H. 691, on fol. 19%. 28. 
Shaikh Fakhr-aldin “Irâki, with his genuine name: 
Ibrahim bin Shahriyâr of Hamadân, a pupil of Suhra- 
wardi, died A.1r. 688 (so according to Elliot 397, fol. 34%, 
last line; our copy has 608), on fol. gb. 29. Rukn 
Sain, flourished under Tughân Timürkhân, on 101, 8۰ 
30. Amir Khusrau of Dihli, born A. H. 651, died 725 

(chronogram of his death : Yl ,(طوطی‎ on fol. 20%. 

| 31. Khwajah Hasan of Dihli, died a. مق‎ 707 (!!), on fol. 

ASA Urs 

fol. 21°. 33. Jalâl-aldin ‘Adud of Tabriz, a protégé 
of Sultén Muhammad bin Muzaffar, on fol. 21>. 34. 
Hafiz of Shiraz, died ۸,1. 791 (chronogram of his death : 

le), on fol. 21>, 35. Shâpür of Nishâpür, a 
protégé of Sultân Jalâl-aldin Muhammad Khwarizm- 
shah’s wazir Khwâjah Nür-aldin, on fol. 22%. 36. 
Khwajah Jamal-aldin Salman bin Khwâjah “Alâ-aldin 
Sâwaji, died A.H. 769, on fol. 22b. 37. Sirâj-aldin 
Kumri of Transoxania, contemporary with the preced- 
ing poet, on fol. 238. 38. “Ubaid Zâkâni, lived at the 
same time, on fol. 234, 39. Khwâjah Nasir Bukhari, 



calligrapbers, fakirs, ete. (Mes, Lie صف سيوم در کر‎ 
غیره‎ 9), in three classes, on fol. 139%. 

Section IV: Account of the professional poets in 
fran, Khurâsân, Transoxania, and Hindüstân, in three 
classes. The beginning of this principal section is not 
to be found in this copy; there must be a lacuna be- 
tween ff. 204 and 205, or in the context itself, because 
fol. 204 concludes with one of the dervishes (belonging 
to the third class of the third section), and on fol. 205» 
appears already Abi Tâlib Kalim, the fourth of the 
professional poets; comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. go. 

Section V: Account of poets belonging to the author’s 
own family صف 2< در ذکر اشعار اقوام کمینه وفقیر)‎ 
5250), on fol. 4264. The author's biography occurs 
on fol. 4328. 

Conclusion, containing an appendix of chronograms, 
logogriphs, riddles, etc. ete. A heading to this part is 
likewise not to be found, but it begins, there is no 
doubt, somewhere on fol. 439% or 439%, where the 
author's biography concludes. 1 

حمد الله علی افضاله و الصلوة و السلام علی Beginning:‏ 
Ji.‏ خامه ال 

An account of this work and of its author is written 
on the fly-leaves by Sir Gore Ouseley, but it is rather 
incorrect in the subdivisions; for a detailed descrip- 
tion and a complete list of the principal poets, quoted 
by Naşrâbâdi, see Bland in the Journal of the Royal 
Asiatic Society, ix. pp. 137-140; A. Sprenger, Catal., 
pp. 88-108; and Rieu 1. p. 368. 

This copy is dated the first of Jumâdâ-althâni, in 
the second year of Muhammadshâh's reign, A. H. 1132 
=A. D. 1720, roth of April. 

Ff. 493, ll. 13; Nasta'lik; size, 8} in. by 5 in. 

(OuseLEy App. 33.] 

Mirât-alkhayâl (JULI (مرآت‎ 

Biographies of Persian poets and poetesses, styled 
“The Mirror of Fancy,’ by Shirkhân ibn ‘Ali Ahmad- 
khan Lüdi, who completed his work, according to the 
chronogram on the last page, ll. 18 and 19, ۸,۲۲, 2 
=A.D. 1690, 1691; comp. Journal of the Royal Asiatic 
Society, ix. pp. 140-142, and Rieu i. p. 369 sq. 

Contents : 

ای زتو بند بر زبان نطق Preface on fol. ıb, beginning:‏ 
سخن سرای را - فکر تو باعث جنون عقل گره GUS‏ را- 

İİ معمدت‎ ELAN, 

on fol. 4%‏ رالقول فی API‏ (شعر) 

Introduction on fol. ۰ 

att اقسام‎ 5 be yle >», on fol. 6”. 

on fol. ۰‏ ردربیان حروف والفاظ و اعراب 

Beginning of the biographies on fol. gb, first line; 
the following poets are guoted in it, with extracts from 
their works: 

1. Abü-alhasan Rüdagi, flourished under Amir Nasr- 
aldin ibn Ahmad Sâmâni, on fol. gb. 2. ‘Adairi Râzi, 
under Sultân Mahmüd, on fol. gb. 3. Asadi Tüsi, 


Damir, composed poetry in Persian, Arabic, and Hin- 
düstâni, died A.H. 1077, on fol. 718, 82. Mullâ Muham- 
mad Tâhir Ghani of Kashmir, died A.H.1079, on fol. 76». 
83. Shaikh Mun‘im of Lâhür, with the takhallus Niyam, 
a favourite of Sultân Muhammad Shuja° Bahadur, on 
fol. 77>. 84. Mulla Subhi of Kashmir (in Elliot 397, 
fol. 128», the same poet is called Mulhami of Kashmir), 
panegyrist of Sultân Shuja‘, on fol. 782, 85. “Âli Fitrat 
Sultân Shadman, died A,H. 1079, on fol.78». 86, Shaikh 
Muhsin Fâni of Kashmir, died A. ۱۰ 1081 under ‘Alamgir, 
on fol. 80%, 87. Mir Radi Danish, a favourite of Sultân 
Dara Shuküh, on fol. 812. 88. Mir Muhammad Mukim 
Fauji of Shiraz, a friend and companion of Bahadur 
Zafarjang, who is commonly known as Mirzâ Jânbeg 
Shah Shuja, on fol. 81%. 89. Shaikh Muhammad 
Sa'id Kuraishi, panegyrist of Sultân Murâdbakhsh, died 
A.H. 1087, on fol. 87b. 90. Mirzâ Muhammad Salih 
of Kabul, on fol. 97>. 91. Muhammad “Ali Mâhir, 
lived in Akbarâbâd, died A.H. 1089, on fol. 980. 92. 
Mirza Muhammadbeg Hakiki of Transoxania (in Elliot 
397 called Mirzâ Ahmadbeg of Ahmadabad, with the 
takhallus Hakiki), a friend of Shaikh Muhammad Sa‘id, 
on fol. ggb. 93. Shaikh ‘Abd-al‘aziz Nau Sarfaraz 
(نو سرفراز)‎ of Akbarabad, died A.H. rogt, on fol. 103). 
94. Imam Wirdibeg Intikhâbi (this takhallus is miss- 
ing in Elliot 397) of Khurâsân, died very young in 
India, contemporary with ‘Ali Şâ'ib Tabrizi, on fol. 
106), 95. Mirzâ Yüsufbeg Shâ'ik, died under ‘Alamgir, 
A.H. 1098, on fol. 107%. 96. Mir Mu‘izz Fitrat, flou- 
rished under ‘Alamgir, died A.H. 1101, on fol. 112). 
97. Nawwâb Mir ‘Askari “Âkilkhân Râzi, under ‘Alam- 
gir, on fol. 1134. 98. Nawwâb Shukr-allâhkhân, con- 
temporary with Nasir ‘Ali, on fol. 1152. 99. Khwâjah 
Mu'in-aldin Shah Ghazi, one of the princes of Trans- 
oxania, flourished under ‘Alamgir, on fol. rıgb. 100. 
Mirza Muhammad Khalil of Khurâsân, was still alive 
in India at the time when this work was compiled, on 
fol. 120%. 101. MuZaffarkhân, also contemporary with 
the author, on fol. 227 102. Mirzâ ‘Ajam (in Elliot 
397 Muhammad) Kuli Turkmân, belonging to a Shiraz 
family, born in India, lived at the same time, on fol. 
1249, 103. Mirzâ Muhammad Naki ibn Mirza Mu- 
hammad Mas'üd of Andujân, with the takhalluş Purdil 
,(پردل)‎ on fol. 1258. 104. Mir Jamil Süzi, belonging 
to a Bukhara family, was born and flourished in India, 
on fol. 1258. 105. Hakim Faid “Ali of Mashhad, with 
the takhallus Hakim, poet in Arabic. and Persian, on 

fol. r25b. 106. Mir Muhammad Afdal Sarkhush, on 
fol. 1424. 107. Ahmad 'Ibrat, lived in Shâhjâhânâbad 

at the time of the composition of this work; he used 
originally as takhallus Mafttin, but assumed later on 
that of ‘Ibrat, after the advice of Mirza “Abd-alkâdir, 
on fol. ı42b. 108. Shaikh Nasir ‘Ali, a friend of the 
author, on fol. 1459. 109. Mirzâ ‘Abd-alkadir Bidil, 
lived at the same time, on fol. 1499. 110. Muhammad 
Sa'id Ijâz of Akbarâbâd, was, at the time when the 
author wrote, in the service of Nawwâb Mukrimkhân, the 
governor of Multan, on fol. 1539. 111. Mir Muham- 
mad Zaman Rasikh, originally of the Persian ‘Irak, 
but born in India, was in Sultân Muhammad A'Zam- 
shah’s service, on fol. 1548. 112. Mirzâ Mubârak-allâh 
Wâdih, on fol. 1578. 113. Shaikh ‘Abd-alwahid Wah- 



at the same time, on fol. 23>. 40. Maulânâ Lutf-allâh 
Nishâpüri, lived in Timür's reign, on fol. 24% 41. 
Shaikh Kamal Khujandi, a younger contemporary of 
Hafiz, on fol. 24>. 42. Maulânâ Muhammad Shirin 
(in Elliot 397 Sirin) Maghribi, was in friendly connec- 
tion with the preceding one, on fol.25*. 43. Sayyid ‘Arif 
Mir Ni'mat-allâh, died in Shabrukh’s reign, A. H. 827, on 
fol. 25>. 44. Khwâjah ‘Ismat-allah of Bukhara, flou- 
rished under Sultân Khalil bin Mirânshâh (bin Timür), 
on fol. 25b. 45. Hakim Jamâl-aldin Abü Ishak of 
Shirâz, flourished under Sultân Sikandar bin ‘Umar 
Shaikh, onfol. 262. 46. Maulânâ Bahâ-aldin Barandak 
(or Parandak, according to Elliot 397, fol. 47%) of 
Samarkand, was the panegyrist of prince Baikarâ ibn 
“Umar Shaikh, on fol. 26>. 47. Shah Kasim-i-Anwar, died 
A.H. 835, 0n fol. 274. 48. Maulânâ Muhammad Kâtibi, 
died د‎ H. 839, on fol. 27>. 49. Khwâjah Rustam of Jüz- 
ban (in the district of Bistâm), panegyrist of ‘Umar ibn 
Mirânshâh, on fol. 27>. 50. Kamâl-aldin Muhammad 
ibn Ghiyâth-aldin of Shiraz, flourished under Ibrahim 
Sultân Mirza, on fol. 282, 51. Maulana Sharaf-aldin 
“Ali of Yazd, the author of the Zafarnâma or history of 
'Timür, which he composed at the request of Sultân 
Ibrahim bin Shahrukh, on fol. 282, 52. Shaikh Adhuri, 
died A. rr. 866, 82 years old, on fol. 28. 53, Aka Malik 
bin Jamâl-aldin Amir Shahi, died a. H. 859 at Astarabad, 
on fol. 29%. 54. Amir Amin-aldin Tarlâbâdi (0), contem- 
porary with Kâtibi, on fol. 29>. 55. Maulana Sharifi of 
Balkh, panegyrist of the kings of Badakhshan, died A.H. 
871, on fol. اوه‎ 56. Tâhir of Bukhara, came under 
Babar to Harât, on fol. 30% 57. Amir NiZâm-aldin 
‘Ali Shir, Sultân Husain Mirzâ's famous wazir, on fol. 
301, 58. Maulana ‘Abd-alrahman Jami, born A.H. 
817, on fol. 30. 59. Mulla Fighâni, contemporary 
with Jami, on fol. 319. 60. Khwâjah Aşafi, was a pupil 
of Jami and a friend of ‘Ali Shir, on fol. 31۲. 61. Mirza 
Jalal Asir, under Shih “Abbâs, on fol. 32%. 62. Mulla 
Zulâli, a pupil of the preceding one(?), on fol. 338. 
63. Faghfür of Yazd, on fol. 34>, 64. Mulla Zuhüri 
of Tarshiz, contemporary with Faidi, on fol. 35°. 
65. Abü-alfaid alfayyâdi ibn Shaikh Mubarak, with the 
takhallus Faidi, died A, H. 1004, on fol. 37°. 66. Mulla 
“Urfi of Shiraz, contemporary with Faidi, on fol. 38°. 67. 
Nawwab Kâsimkhân, flourished under Jahangir, on fol. 
38>. 68. Maulana Sahâbi of Najaf, contemporary with 
Zuhüri and Faidi, on fol. 39>. 69. Haji Muhammad 
Jin Kudsi of Mashhad, died a few years after A.H. 1069, 
on fol. 40%, 70. Muhammad ‘Ali Şâ'ib Tabrizi, the 
king of poets at the court of Shah “Abbâs TI, on 
fol. 42°. 71. Tâlib Kalim, died A.H. 1062, on fol. 
43%. 72. Wahshi of Daulatâbâd, died A.H. 1063, 
on fol. 44>. 73. Mulla Shaida, contemporary with 
Kudsi, on fol. 44>. 74. Mir ahi, lived at the same 
time, friend of Kudsi, on fol. 574. 75. Mulla Munir of 
Lâhür, on fol. 57>. 76. Mulla Farrukh Husain Nazim 
of Hardt, died a. H. 1068, on fol. 57>. 77. Mulla Shah 
of Badakhshân, died at Lâhür, A.H. 1072, on fol. 610. 
78. Candarbhan Brahman, author of an Insha, styled 
yz ple, died A.H. 1073, on fol. 66% 79. Hakim 
Sarmad, an Armenian, was on friendly terms with 
Dârâ Shukth, killed in ‘Alamgir’s reign, A.H. 1072, 
on fol. 674. 80. Shah Ni'mat-allâh of Nârnaul in 
India, died A.H. 1077, on fol. 68%. 81. Mirzâ Rüshan 


volumes, the first containing 362 ancient poets in 
chronological order, the second 545 of the poets of the 
Middle Ages (شعرای متوسُطين)‎ in chronological order, 
and the third the modern or contemporary poets. Well, 
this copy represents the second volume, and gives us 
biographies and specimens of 811 poets (266 more than 
in Sprenger). It begins on fol. 7», like Sprenger’s copy: 
Sends للمد لله و المتّت که بتوفیق از تسوید دفتر ال‎ 
— 2 ۲ 

.خوشگوتی فراغ حاصل شد الخ 

Ff. rb-6 contain a complete index of the whole 
volume in alphabetical order. We give now a full list 
of all the poets mentioned in this volume: 

1, Maulana ‘Abd-alrahman Jami, died ۸.1. 898 or 899, 
on fol. 7b. 2. Kadi Masih-aldin “İsâ of Sawa, under Sul- 
tan Ya'küb, killed a. 1. 896 or 898, on fol. 11>. 3. Baba 
Fighâni of Shiraz, whose first takhallus was Sakkaki, died 
A.H. ott (so!), on fol. r1».. 4, Ahli Türâni, one of the 
Amirs of Sultân Husain Baikarâ and pupil of Jami, 
died A.H. 902, on 101.148. 5. Maulana Darwish Dihaki 
of Kazwin, contemporary with Jâmi and Mir “Ali Shir, 
on fol. 14». 6. Mir Hajj of Tan, on fol. 15. 7. Mulla 
Maktabi, the author of a لیلی کنون‎ (A. H. 895), 
contemporary with Jami, on fol. 152. 8. Amir ‘Ali 
Shir Nawâi, died a. #. 906, the rrth of Jumâdâ-alawwal 
(others give A. H. 896 as date of his death), on fol. 15. 
9. Amir Abü-albarakah, born near Samarkand, con- 
temporary with Mir ‘Ali Shir, on fol. 16>. 10. Amir 
Nizâm-aldin Suhaili, under Sultan Husain Baikarâ, 
contemporary with Mir ‘Ali Shir, on fol, 174. 11. Amir 
Husain Jalâir Tufaili, under the same Sultan, on fol. 
182, 12. Maulana Agahi of Khurâsân, under Sultân 
Husain Mirza, on fol. 181, 13. Miram Siyâh of Harat, 
began to flourish under Sultân Husain Baikarâ, on fol. 

18>, 14. Maulana Ahi of Harat, died a. x. gor, on fol. 
rgb. 15. Khwâjah Shihab-aldin ‘Abdallah Marwarid 

Bayâni of Kirmân, a protégé of Sultân Husain Mirza, 
author of a diwân, styled «مونس الاحباب‎ of a ; YE 
(als, and a ,خسرو و شيرين‎ on fol. rgb. 16. Maulana 
Nizâm of Astarâbâd, one of the court poets of Sultan 
Husain Baikarâ, on fol. 209. 17. Maulana Shauki of 
Yazd, became renowned under Husain Mirza, on fol. 
2ob. 18. Maulana Yâri of Shiraz, at the same time, 
on fol. 206. 19. Mirza Ibrahim of Hardt, at,the same 
time too, author of a امیر الومنم‎ 2,6 (math- 
nawi), etc.,on fol. 219, 20, Mulla Muhyi رتش‎ on fol. 
214, 21, Maulânâ Khaki, contemporary with Jami 
and one of his rivals, on fol. 218. 22. Maulana Bikasi 
of Shüshtar, on fol. 21%. 23. Saifi ‘Aridi of Bukhara, 
friend of ‘Ali Shir, author of the عروض‎ dl, on fol. 
21b, 24, Maulana ‘Abd-alsamad of Tüs, Jâmi's secre- 
tary and copyist, on fol. 21>. 25. Mulla Riyâdi of 
Turbat, under Husain Mirza, on fol. 22%. 26. Anisi 
of Khwârizm, in Sultân Ya'küb's service, died A.H. 910, 
on fol. 22% 27. Fakhr-aldin As'ad of Astarâbâd, the 
author of ویس ورامين‎ (usually designated as Fakhr- 
aldin As‘ad of Jurjân), on fol. 22%. 28. Maulana 
Shahidi of Kumm, in Sultân Ya'kâb's service, on fol. 
29. Gulkhani of Kumm, a nephew of the pre- 
ceding poet, lived under Husain Mirza, on fol. 22>. 



کر تتتففینسبببر رر SS‏ 


shat, on fol. 157b. 114. Mirzâ ‘Iwadbeg (in the text 
ely (عیوض‎ Na'im of Badakhshan (of Caghatâi origin), 
in Sultân Murâdbakhsh's service, on fol. 1 58>. 115. 
Nawâzishkhân Lahiri, still alive when the author 
wrote, like all the preceding ones (where no date of 
death is given), on fol. 1593. 116. Muhammad Fadil 
of Dihli, with the takhalluş ‘Aishi, on fol. 159». 
117. Habib-allah of Nârnaul, a friend of ‘Aishi, on fol. 
160۳. (114-117 are missing in Elliot 397.) 118. Mir 
Muhammad Husain of Andujan, with the takhallus 
Nâji, on fol. 1613 119. Mirza Muhammad Muhsin, 
contemporary with the author, on fol. 161. 120. 
Mirzâ Muhammad Ibrahim Inşâf, a pupil of څز1‎ born 
in the Panjab, on fol. 162°. 121. Shaikh ‘Abd-alkadir, 
originally of the district of Ghazna, born in India, son 
of Shaikh Auliyâ, contemporary with the author, on 
fol. 163%.  Poetesses الشاعرات)‎ 3533): 122. Mihri of 
Harât, in the service of Nir Jahan Begam, on fol. 1 Tab. 
123. Nihâni, in the haram of Shâh Sulaimân's mother, 
on fol. 1752. 124. Buzurgi of Kashmir, under Jahan- 
gir, on fol. 1752. 125. Tani Âtün ,(تونی آتون)‎ the wife 
of Mulla Bakâi, on fol. 175b. 126. Aka Bigah Abâk 
Jalâir, lived in Harât under Sultân Husain Bahâdur- 
khan, on fol. 175P. 127. Arzüi of Samarkand, on fol. 175p. 
128. Aka Bigah, her father was a native of Khurâsân, and 
in the service of Muhammadkhan Turkmân, on fol. 175P. 
129. Agha Dtist, daughter of Darwish Kiyâm of Sabzwâr, 
on fol. 176. 130. Hijâbi, daughter of Khwajah Hadi 
of Astarâbâd, on fol. 176%. 131. “Işmati. 132. Bidili. 
133. Nisâi of Khurâsân. 134. Khânzâda-i-Tabrizi, 
daughter of Amir Yâdgâr. 135. Sayyid Begam of 
Jurjân, all on fol.1764, 136. Sharifah Bânü Hamdami, 
on fol. 176b. 

The whole work is interspersed with various scienti- 
fic treatises on prosody, versification, music, medicine, 
ethics, physics, etc. ete. The right order of ff. 151-157 
is as follows: 151,155,156, 152-154,157- This copy 
is dated the 15th of Jumâdâ-althâni, A.H. 1133=A. ۰ 
1721, 13th of April. 

Ff. 177, ll. 21-23; very unequally and carelessly written, 

partly in Nasta'lik, partly in Shikasta ; illuminated frontispiece ; 
size, 112 in. by 6 in. (OusELEY ADD. 2.] 


Another copy of the same work. 

Another copy of the Mirât-alkhayâl, beginning like 
Ouseley Add. 2: ای زتو بند بر زبان ال‎ 

Introduction on“fol. 8». 

Copied and collated at Lucknow, A. H. 1213=A. D. 
1798, 1799. 

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9} in. by 54 in. 1 (ErLLror 397.) 


Safinah .(سفینه)‎ 

The second volume (دفتر ثانی)‎ of the valuable tadh- 
kirah of Persian poets, by Khushgi, who began this 
work A.H. 1137=A.D. 1724-1725, and completed it 
A.H. 1147 =A.D. 1734-1735. In A.H. 1155 =A.D. 
1742-1743 he gave it to his master Arzü, who added 
some glosses and a preface. According to Sprenger, 
Catal. Oudh, p. 130 sq., this tadhkirah consists of three 


3ıb. 61. Mulla Nargisi of Abhar, contemporary with 
Hilâli, with whom he had many poetical contests, on 
fol. 32>. 62. Jamâl-aldin of Abhar, on fol. 33°. 63. 
Sa'd-aldin Mas'üd Daulatyâr of Bukhara, son of a Parsee, 
on fol. 334. 64. Malik-alkalém Bahâ-aldin of Andujan, 
on fol. 338. 65. Maulana “Ajibi of Khujand, on fol. 
33b. 66. Shihâbi Ghazzâli of Khujand, on fol. 33». 
67. Mulla Janübi of Badakhshân, contemporary with 
the emperor Humâyün, on whose conquest of Badakh- 
shan (A.H. 927) he composed a chronogram, viz. معمد‎ 
) شه ؛:‎ glee, on fol. 33b. 68. Shaikh Zain- 
aldin Khwâfi, with the takhalluş Wafâi, under Bâbar, 
translator of the Turkish original of the ,واقعات بابری‎ 
author also of another historical work : هندوستان‎ e 
yle ږو شرح‎ died A, H. 940, on fol. 33>. 69. Shaikh 
“Abd-alwâhid Fârighi of Harât, great friend of the 
preceding poet, died in the same year 940, on fol. 342. 
70. Shah Tahir Dakhani, went to Hindüstân A, 11 923, 
and entered into Burhan, Nizâmshâh of the Dakhan’s 
service, on fol. 34>. 71. Zahir-aldin Muhammad Babar 
Pâdishâh bin Mirza ‘Umar Shaikh bin Mirza Abü Said 
bin Mirza Sultân Muhammad bin Mirzâ Mirânshâh bin 
Amir Timur Gurgân, born تد‎ 888, died 937. Here is 
mentioned the other translator of the memoirs, viz. Naw- 
wâb (read Zbn) Bairâmkhân, on fol. 354. 72. Mir Ahli of 
Shiraz (originally of Tarshiz), under Husain Mirza and 
Shah Isma'il, died .د‎ 942, on fol. 36. 73. Mir Mu- 
hammad “Ali Sâlik, grandson of Ahli Shirazi, on fol. 
384. 74. Amir Muhammad Husain Kudsi, began to 
flourish under Tahmâsp Safawi, had poetical contests 
with Hilâli and Nargisi, on fol. 38% 75. Maulana 
Ahli of Iran, under Tahmâsp, on fol. 38>. 76. Maulana 
Damiri of Isfahan, whose first takhallus was Bâghbân 
( Lek), gardener, under Tahmâsp, on fol. 39%. ۰ 
Maulana Da‘i, the son of the preceding poet, on fol. 
40%, 78. Anüshirwân bin Amir Abii Sa‘id bin *Alâ- 
almulk, governor of Lar, killed A.H. 948, on fol. 40% 
79. Sultan “Abd-alrashidkhân, with the takhalluş 
Rashid, one of the rulers of Khotan, ascended the 
throne A.H. 950, on fol. gob. 80. Mirzâ Kasim 
Kâsimi of Günâbâd, composed a شاهنامه‎ on Shah 
Isma‘il Şafawi's exploits, on fol. اوږ‎ 81. Maulana 
Mani of Shiraz, under Shah Ismail, on fol. 418. 82. 
Khwâjah Ayyüb Firâki, second son of Amir Abü- 
albarakah, used also Ayyüb sometimes as takhalluş, 
lived for the greater part of his life in Kabul and 
Hindüstân, but went afterwards to Gujarat and the 
Dakhan, on fol. 41>. 83. Maulânâ Sharaf-aldin ‘Ali 
Yâfii of Yazd, panegyrist of Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 
42%. 84. Maulana Muhammad Sharki of Yazd, a 
relation of the preceding poet, wakil of Shah Nür-aldin 
Ni'mat-allâh II, on fol. 424, 85. Mulla Hayati, originally of 
Bukhara, poisoned A.H. 956, on fol. 42%. 86. Mir Shams- 
aldin Muhammad Hanafi Kirmâni, with the takhallus 
Fahmi, under Shah Tahmasp, died a.H. 956, on fol. 42». 
87. Maulana Nisbati of Mashhad, under Shah Isma'il, 
lived usually at Tabriz, on fol. 43%. 88. Khalifah 
Asad-allâh of Isfahan, on fol. 434. 89. Amir Shuja‘- 
aldin Mahmüd, ibn Khalifah Sayyid “Ali (who got the 
epithet of سلطانی‎ sas under Shah Tahmâsp), grand- 
son of the preceding poet, on fol. 43°. 90. Mir Rukn- 
aldin of Rai, on fol. 43. 91. Amir Jalal-aldin 1 

بعر و بر 



30. Maulana Mu‘ini of Shiraz, one of Husain Mirzâ's 
poets, on fol. 23%. 31. Maulana Mawali of Lar, an مه‎ 
thusiastic admirer of Hafiz, whose diwân he was continu- 
ally reading, on fol. 232, 32. Harifi, son of the preceding 
poet, on fol. 23%. 33. Lâmi'i of Astarabad, under Sul- 
tan Ya'küb, on fol. 232. 34. Khwâjah Asafi of Kühis- 
tan, a pupil of Jami, a protégé of Mir “Ali Shir, died A.K. 
923, on fol. 23°. 35. Maulânâ Bannâi of Harât, was 
for some time on friendly terms with Sultân Ya'küb, lived 
afterwards in Transoxania, died A. H. 918, on fol. 24°. 

36. Ibn Jalal of Nishâpür, contemporary with Jami, | 

on fol. 24. 37. Mirza Asghar of Tis, a pupil of Jâmi's, 
on fol. 259. 38. Maulânâ Mani of Tis, a favourite of 
Abü-alhasan Mirza ibn Sultan Husain Baikara, on fol. 
259. 39. Amir Humâyün of Asfarâ'in, contemporary 
with Jami, a protégé of Sultân Ya'küb, on fol. 252. 
40. Mulla ‘Izz-aldin Râfi of Asfarâ'in, on fol. 268, 
41, Shah Karam of Khwandsâr ,(خوندسار)‎ on fol. 261. 
42. Khwâjah Mas'üd of Kumm, came under Sultân 
Husain Mirzâ to Harât, celebrated his exploits in a 
poem of 10,000 baits, and is besides the author of 
several Munâzarât, for instance, تیغ و قلم‎ and شمس‎ 
رو قمر‎ aso of a diwân of ghazals, on fol. 208, 43. 3 
Jamâli Kanbü of Dihli, contemporary with Jâmi, went 
to Khurâsân under Husain Mirzâ; his first takhalluş 
was Jalâli, died A. H. 925, on fol. 26۲, 44, Majd-aldin 
Bâbari, one of Sultân Sikandar Lüdi's poets, author of 
a رشاهنامه‎ which sings the exploits of the Khwarizm- 
shâhs, on fol. 27>. 45. Maulana ‘Abdallah Hâtifi, 
Jâmi's nephew, died A.H. 927 or 928, on fol. 27>. 
46. Jauhari of Samarkand, one of Mir ‘Ali Shir's 
poets, brought the سير النبی‎ into verse, on fol. ۰ 
47. Maulana Umidi of Rai, went A.H. 923 to 
Khurâsân, and was killed A. #. 925, just after having 
returned to Rai, on fol. 28%. 48. Sayyid Ja'far, eldest 
son of Sayyid Muhammad Nürbakhsh of Rai, went to 
Harât under Husain Mirza, on fol. 29% 49. Amir 
Sayyid Muhammad ibn Shah Kasim ibn Sayyid Nür- 
bakhsh of Rai, died very young, on fol. 29>. 50. Shah 
Kiwâm-aldin Muhammad bin Shah Shams-aldin bin 
Shah Kasim bin Sayyid Nürbakhsh of Rai, who put 
Umidi (see No. 47) to death, on fol. 29>. 51. Shah 
Safi-aldin Muhammad Safi, brother to the preceding 
poet, on fol. 301. 52. Amir Ghiyâth-aldin Khulki 
(خلقی)‎ bin Amir Yüsuf of شکراب‎ near Damâwand, 
contemporary with Shah Isma‘il Safawi, on fol. 302. 
53. Baba Naşibi of Gilân, a favourite of Sultân 
Ya'küb, on fol. 30%, 54. Mulla Riyâdi of Samarkand, 
became very old and went at the end of his life to India, 
on fol. 314. 55. Mir Kuraishi of Samarkand, on fol. 
319. 56. Haji Muhammad of Samarkand, on fol. 312. 
57. Amir Ahmad Haji of Iran, was some years gover- 
nor of Harât under Husain Mirza, died under Shah 
Tahmâsp A.H. 940, on fol. 318. 58. Sam Mirzâ Sâmi, 
son of Shah Isma'il Şafawi, died young a. H. 930; he 
is the author of the سامی‎ $835, on fol. 31>. 59. 
Khwajah Muhammad Mu'min ibn Khwajah ‘Abdallah 
Marwârid Bayâni, the teacher of Sam Mirza; after- 
wards, being insulted by Shah Tahmâsp, he went to 
India, on fol. 31b. 60. Maulana Hilâli, born at Astarâ- 

bâd, of Turkish extraction, author of the شاه وگدا‎ 0 
the رصفات العاشقین‎ put to death ۵,15۰ 936 (so !), on fol. 


a favourite of the emperor Humâyün, on fol. 533. 134. 
Amir Kamâl-aldin Amiri, one of the wakils of the 
kings of Sistân, on fol. 538. 135. Kadi Ahmad Lâghar 
1 (3) of Nimrüz or Sistân, on fol. 53%. 136. Kadi 
Basir, brother of the preceding poet, on fol. 53°. 137. 
Amir Husain of Sabzwâr, with the takhallus Karbalâi, 
became greatly renowned at Harât, on fol. 53b. 138. 
Mir “Ali “Arab Fikri of Sabzwâr, brother of the pre- 
ceding poet, on fol. 53%. 139. Amir Nawâi of Sabzwâr, 
nephew of Mir Husain Karbalâi, went very young to 
India, on fol. 53. 140. Mir Figâri of Sabzwâr, also a 
nephew of Mir Husain by his sister, on fol. 53>. 141. 
Amir Shams-aldin Hashimi of Isfahan, went afterwards 
to Bijâpür in the Dakhan, on fol. 53>. 142. Zafar- 
alislâm Şâ'idi of Isfahan, on fol. 549. 143. Mulla Niki 
of Isfahan, on fol. 548. 144. Harfi of Isfahan, nephew 

and pupil of the preceding poet, on fol. 542. 145. 
Wafai Kür (the blind) of Isfahan, on fol. 548. 146. Mir 
‘Ali Tajar Çi) of Isfahan, on fol. 548. 147. Abü- 

alkâsim Amiri of Isfahan, was blinded by Shah Tahmâsp's 
order, on fol. 54>. 148. Sihri (سعری)‎ of Kumm, on 
fol. 54>. 149. Ghadanfar ٨ کرد : حاری‎ of Kumm, 
author of a mathnawi «پیر و جوان‎ ca 7 yn, 7 
Maulana Kamâl-aldin of Rachan, on fol. 558. 151. Mir 
Muhammad Taki Marwârid of Kâshân, a descendant of 

‘Abdallah Marwârid Bayâni, on fol. 558. 152. Mau- 
lana Diyâ-aldin of Kâshân, on fol. 55%. 153. Shah 
Tâbii of Khwandsâr, a dervish, on fol. 55>. 154. 

Taşnif of Khwandsâr, on fol. 55». 155. Mulla Sarüdi 
of Khwandsâr, on fol. 55b. 156. Bâbâ Shaukhi of 
Khwandsâr, on fol. 55>. 157. Shah Murâd of Khwand- 
sir, on fol. 562, 158. Sharif of Tabriz, under Shah 
Tahmâsp, on fol. 565. 159. Kadi “Alâ of Kumm, on 
fol. 57%. 160. Mulla Maksadi of Sawa, flourished at 
the courts of Shah Isma'il and Shah Tahmâsp, on 
fol. 57%. 161. Mulla ‘Ahdi of Sawa, on fol. 579. 162. 
Damiri of Hamadân, son of the poet Hairâni, the 
author of three mathnawis, viz. Lp و‎ dal), بي و‎ 
Bile, and تن مان و زمین‎ flourished under the Safawis, 
on fol. 572. 163. Ashki of Hamadan, on fol. 574, 164. 
Khwajah Aka Mir of Hamadân, on fol. 57>. 165. Mau- 
lânâ Shams of Yazd, on fol. 57». 166. Mulla ‘Ishrati 
of Yazd, on fol. 57>. 167. Mir Murtadâ Sharifi of 
Shiraz, went to India and died there, author of a 

and a diwân of ghazals, on fol. 57>. 168.‏ كافئ 
Abdibeg of Shiraz, author of a khamsah and a diwân of‏ 
more than 2000 baits, on fol. 584, 169. Malik Kasim‏ 
Nakkâsh (the painter) of Shiraz, on fol. 58°. 170.‏ 
Amir Safi of Kirmân, a cousin of Amir Fadli (one of‏ 
Akbar’s poets), was killed by the Türânian conquerors‏ 
of Khurâsân, on fol. 588. 171. Mulla ‘Ali Sairafi of‏ 
Kashmir, father of Muhammad Amin Mustaghni (who‏ 
lived under Akbar), on fol. 58>, 172. Muhammad‏ 
Kâsimkhân Manji of Badakhshan, a protégé of Humâyün,‏ 
and author of a mathnawi, on fol. 58>. 173. Shuhüdi‏ 
of Sabzwâr, on fol. 58>, 174. Maulânâ Kamali of‏ 
Sabzwâr, on fol. 59%. 175. Mir ‘Abd-albaki of Günâ-‏ 
bad, on fol. 594. 176. Maulana “Alimi of Dârâbjard‏ 
near Istakhr, a contemporary of Ghazâli of Mashhad, on‏ 
fol. 592. 177. Amir Zahir-aldin Ibrahim 5 (aes)‏ 
of Rai, on fol. 59. 178. Amir Majd-aldin Isma'il, with‏ 




of Isfahan, had poetical contests with Majd-aldin Kausi 
of Shüshtar, on fol. 43>. 92. Mir Haidar of Tan, in 
Humâyün's service, on fol. 449. 93. Kadi Ahmad 
Figâri of Asfarâ'in, on fol. 441. 94. Kadi ‘Abdallah 
Yakini of Gilan, nephew of Shaikh Ahmad Lâhiji, on 
101 44۳. 57: Kadi Yahyâ of Gilân, nephew of the 
preceding, on fol. 44>. 96. Maulana Muhammad of 
Rustamdar, lectured many years in Mashhad, on fol. 
459. 97. Maulânâ Kurbi of Damâwand, on fol. 45°. 
98. Khwâjah Muhammad Tâhir ibn Maulânâ Umidi 
of Rai, on fol. 452. 99. Maulana Afdal Nami of Rai, 
was for his whole life Umidi's pupil, on fol. ۰ 
100. Mulla Nithâri of Tabriz, on fol. 45>. 101. Hai- 
darbeg Anis of Tabriz, one of Shah Tahmâsp's friends, 
on fol. 462. 102. Hasanbeg Shukr ‘Ali of Tabriz, 
great-grandson of “Ali Shukr, on fol. 46%. 103. Amir 
Mu'in-aldin Ashraf, under Shah Isma'il, died as kâdi 
of Makkah, on fol. 46%. 104. Maulânâ Mu‘in Ladh- 
dhat of Astarâbâd, on fol. 46>. 105. Maulana Sahabi 
Najafi, was originally of Astarâbâd, on fol. ۰ 
106. Maulana Sultân Muhammad Şidki of Astarâbâd, 

lived a long time in Kâshân, on fol. 48% 107. 
Khwâjah Hasan of Kandahar, on fol. 48>. 108. Mau- 
lana Khâtimi of Harât, on fol. 48>, 109. Malik Jalal- 
aldin, one of the kings of Nimrüz, on fol. ۰ 

110. Sadr-aldin Muhammad Kalami of Lar, on fol. 
48>. 111. Shams-aldin Muhammad of Lar, brother to 
the preceding poet, on fol. 49. 112. Mir Muhammad 
Bakir of Yazd, on fol. 498. 113. Maulana ‘Abdi 
of Abarküh, on fol. 49% 114. Amir Shah Ridâi of 
Rai, on fol. 49%. 115. Mulla Fikri of Rai, went to 
Shah Tâhir in the Dakhan, on fol. 49>. 116. Mirza 
Salman of Isfahan, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 49». 
117. Mirza ‘Abdallah, son of the preceding poet, on 
fol. 508. 118. Shah Jahangir Hâshimi of Kirman, a 
descendant of Kâsim-i-Anwâr as well as of Shah Ni'mat- 
allah Nürbakhsh, was some years in Sind, and the ruler 
of that country, Shah Husain, paid him great honours. 
He was killed by robbers on the way back from Sind; 
his mathnawi آثار‎ is an imitation of the Makhzan- 
alasrar, on fol. 50%. 119. Maulana Nuri, one of Mau- 
lana Hasan Shah of Harât's grandsons, on fol. 50». 
120. Khwajah Fadl-aldin Muhammad of Isfahan, pupil 
2 Maulânâ Abü-alhasan in Kâshân, became afterwards 

a protégé of Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. gob. 121. Maulana 
Fudüli of Baghdâd, who wrote in Persian and Turkish, 
and composed a diwân in each of these two languages, 
lived under Shah Ismail and Shih Tahmâsp, on fol. 

51% 122. Hidâyat-allâh, under Shah Tahmâsp, on 
fol. 518, 123. Shaikh Shihab-aldin ‘Ali of Rai, on fol. 
51>. 124. Shaikh Abü-alkâsim, the son of the pre- 

ceding poet, on fol. 5ıb. 125. Muhammad Mirak 
Salihi, brother of Ahmad Mirak Şâlihi of Tas, under 
Shah Tahmasp ; he was a descendant of Nizâm-almulk, 
the famous wazir of Malikshâh, on fol. 51>. 126. 
Ahmad Mirak Salihi, brother of Muhammad Mirak, 
also in Tahmâsp's service, on fol. 528. 127. Amir 
Ghiyâth-allâh of Rai, on fol. 52% 128. Amir Nür- 
allah of Rai, a relation of the preceding poet, on fol. 
52b. 129. Khwâjah Nizam-almulk of Rai, on fol. 52>. 
130. Khwâjah Ja‘far of Rai, on fol. 52>. 131. Maulana 
Ghafüri of Rai, on fol. 52>. 132. Maulana Haji of Rai, 
on fol. 53°. 133. Mir Dist Tarami (طارمی)‎ of Taram, 


Humâyün's service, and died A.H. 973, on fol. ,و6‎ 
201. Şabühi of Caghatâi extraction, lived in Kâbul, 
died A.H. 972 or 973 at Agra, on fol. 702. 202. Maulana 
Bikasi of Sajâwand near Ghazna, frequented at Kabul 
the majlis of Muhammad Hakim Mirza, the second son 
of Humâyün, went afterwards to India, and became 
one of Akbar's Amirs; he died A.H. 973, on fol. yob. 
203. Saki Bairamkhâni (so called because he was the 
ملازم‎ of Bairâmkhân), died a. 1۰ 974,on fol. yob. 204. 

Kâdi Ahmad Ghaffâri of Kazwin, author of the 

died a.m. 975, on fol.‏ ,تأريے جهان آرا and the‏ نکارستان 
Mulla Tadrawi or Tadhrawi of Abhar, nephew‏ .205 .712 
of Nargisi, went to India into Bairâmkhân's service,‏ 
and of the math-‏ جواب ده نامة ادن عماد author of the‏ 
dedicated to Yüsuf Muhammad-‏ ,رحسن پوسقف. 128171 
khan, died a.H. 975, on fol. 712. 206. Kadi Muhammad‏ 
of Rai, under the Safawis, particularly Shah Tahmâsp,‏ 
renowned for his chronograms and impromptus, on fol.‏ 
yıb, 207. Kadi “Atâ-allâh, brother of Kadi Muham-‏ 
mad, at the same time, also renowned for his ta’rikhat,‏ 
on fol. 72% 208. Kadi ‘Abdallah, son of Muhammad‏ 
of Rai, good poet and musician, on fol. 722, 209. Mir‏ 
Muhammad Kasim of Rai, under Shah Tahmâsp, went‏ 
to India and lived with ‘Abd-almajid Asafkhan, on fol.‏ 
72b. 210. Mirza Khanjarbeg of Caghatai extraction,‏ 
one of Humâyüns Amirs, on fol. 72>, 211, 212.‏ 
“Ali Kulikhan Khânzamân Sultân and Muhammad‏ 
Sa‘id Bahâdurkhân, sons of Haidar Sultân Uzbeg, both‏ 
killed by Akbar, A.H. 974, on fol. 739. 213. Shah‏ 
Nasir Khwajah of Tirmidh, went to India in the‏ 
صفزا؟ .214 
Muhammad, with the takhalluş Sultân, of Salak near‏ 
Kandahâr, composed a kaşidah in honour of Khânza-‏ 
man Sultân, on fol. 73>. 215. Mirzâ Sipahi, grandson‏ 
of Khwajah Kalânbeg, died at Agra A.H. 973, on fol.‏ 
Amir Niyâzi of Buhkârâ, entered, after many‏ .216 ,742 
adventures, Akbar’s service, on fol. 742. 217. Mirza-‏ 
beg Sipihri of Türân, nephew of Khwâjah Amin-aldin‏ 
Mahmüd, who was known under the name of Khwajah‏ 
Jahan in Akbar's time, died A.H. 979, on fol. 754. 218.‏ 
Maulana Yahyajan, son of Ahmad Tabib of Gilan, went‏ 
A.H. 967 from Gilân to Kazwin as envoy of Khan‏ 
Ahmad, on fol. 752. 219. Mulla Shaikh Ahmad Fanai,‏ 
was in the service of Amir Ghiyâth-aldin Manşür, of‏ 
Maulânâ Ahmad of Abiward, of Shams-aldin Muham-‏ 
mad Khidri, and of Kamâl-aldin Husain Lari, died A.H.‏ 
on fol. 75%. 220. Shaikh Mauzün Nâgüri, under‏ ,975 
Akbar, on fol. 75>. 221. Darwish Bahram Sakka of‏ 
Turkish extraction, became a Şüfi, was highly favoured‏ 
by Akbar, and died during a journey to Sarandib, on‏ 
fol. 75>. 222. Bayadi of Agra, in the beginning of‏ 
Akbar’s reign, on fol. 76%. 223. Khwajagi Sharif of‏ 
Shiraz, under Akbar, on fol. 764, 224. Shaikh Ahmad‏ 
of Shiraz, brother of the preceding poet, on fol. ۰‏ 
Amir Fadli of Kirman, in the beginning of‏ .225 
Akbar’s reign, on fol. 76>. 226. Khwâjahzâda of‏ 
Kabul, in the beginning of Akbar’s reign, on fol. 76.‏ 
Maulânâ Nami of Kashmir, one of Humâyün's‏ .227 
and Akbar's poets, on fol. 76b. 228. Mâhiri of Kash-‏ 
mir, under Akbar, on fol. 772. 229. Haji Muhammad‏ 
of Kabul, under Humâyün and Akbar, on fol. ۰‏ 


\beginning of Akbar’s reign, on fol. ۰ 


the takhallus Majdi, son of the preceding poet, on 
fol. 59%. 179. Mirzâ Sharafjahân of Kazwin, a friend 
of Maulana Damiri, born the 18th of Rabi-alâkhar, 
A.H. goz, died the 7th of Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 962, 
60 years old (ta'rikh: شرف از جهان شده‎ sl), on fol. 
şgb. 180. Kadi Rüh-allâh, the uncle of Sharaf- 
jahan, lived in Kazwin, on fol. 609. 181. Nasir-aldin 
Muhammad Humâyün Pâdishâh, Bâbar's son, born 
A. H. 913, ascended the throne 937, died 963, on fol. 602. 
182. Mirza Kamran, brother of the emperor Humâyün, 
was blinded by his brother’s command; died, during 
his pilgrimage, A.H. 964; his son, Mirzâ Abü-alkâsim, 
with the takhallus Shaukati, was likewise a good poet, 
died A. H. 974,a8 a prisoner in the fortress of Gwaliyar, on 
fol. 618. 183. Mirza Mahdi, second brother of Humâ- 
yün, left a diwân, on fol. Gıb, 184. Mirza Ibrahim of 
Badakhshân, son of the governor of Badakhshân Mirza 
Sulaimân, born A.H. 941, died, only 26 years old, 
A.H. 967, on fol. 62%. 185. Mulla Raunaki of Bukhara, 
was at first in Mirzâ Kâmrân's service, afterwards in 
Mirza Ibrahim’s, died A.H. 964, on fol. 62% 186. 
Maulana Nâdiri of Samarkand (not of Mashhad, as the 
Haft Iklim say, nor of Tarshiz), went in later years to 
Hindüstân, praised Humâyün in a kasidah, died A.H. 
966, in the early part of Akbar's reign, on fol. 629, 
187. Mir Muhammad Mu'min of Astarâbâd, went to the 
Dakhan, and entered the service of Ibrahim Kutbshah, 
afterwards of Muhammad Kuli Kutbshâh, on fol. 62. 
188. Maulana Sa’il of Ah, near Damâwand, went in his 
youth to Hamadân and died there, had poetical dispu- 
tations with Hairati, on fol. 634, 189. Khwâjah Hijri 
of Farghana, was, during the last years of his life, in 
Akbar’s service, on fol. 63>. 190. Khwajah Muham- 
mad Sharif Hijri of Rai, was, under Shah Tahmasp, 
wazir of Yazd and afterwards of Isfahan, on fol. 63). 
191. Khwâjah Muhammad Tahir Wasli, son of the 
preceding poet, on fol. 64% 192. Khwajah Mirza 
Ahmad, the younger brother of Sharif Hijri of Rai, on 
fol. 642. 193. Khwâjah Khwajagi, also a brother of 
Sharif Hijri, on fol. 648, 194. Khwâjah Shâpür, the 
son of the preceding poet, and nephew of Sharif Hijri, 
went to Hindüstân in Akbar’s time, author of a math- 
nawi ,شیرین و خسرو‎ on fol. ۰ , 195. Mullâ Şâdik 
Halwâl of Samarkand, was some time in Lâhür, went 
back to Samarkand and died there, on fol. 66b, 196. 
Saudâi Kalandar of Gujarat, in the beginning of 
Akbar’s reign, on fol. 66. 197. Ra'is Nür-aldin, with 
the takhallus Nuri of Hurmuz, in the beginning of 
Akbar's reign, on fol. 66>. 198. Maulana Wahshi 
1281 (so!) of Yazd, came to Sind in the beginning of 
Akbar's reign, author of a mathnawi, رشیرین و خسرو‎ 
and of another, برین‎ ols, on fol. 66۲, 199. 7 
Muhammad Bairâmkhân bin Saif “Alibeg bin Yar “Ali- 
beg bin Pir “Alibeg bin “Ali Shukrbeg Bahârlü, born in 
Badakhshân, came to Balkh and entered, sixteen years 
old, Humâyün's service, became governor of Kandahar 
after that emperor’s return to power, and died A.H. 
968, in Akbar’s time. He was the father of Mirza 
“Abd-alrahim, who was four years old at his father’s 
death, and translated the واقعات بابری‎ into Persian, 
on fol. 682, 200. Muhammad Shah Unsi of Kanda- 
har, went with Babar to India, was afterwards in 

died on a journey to Kashmir in Akbar's reign, A. ۰ 
989, on fol. 86, 254. Shaikh Husain Kuraishi, a 
friend of Faidi, lived from Babar’s time to the middle 
of Akbars reign, and died A.H. 989, on fol. 88. 
255. Şabüri, son of Karâbeg, the goldsmith of Tabriz, 
on fol. 892. 256. Shah Ghiyâth-aldin “Abd-al'ali, an 
offspring of Amir Tahir-aldin Muhammad Shahid of 
Kirmân, lived under Shah Tahmasp, on fol. 890. 
257. Saif-aldin Mahmüd, with the takhalluş Rajai of 
Isfahan, died in Shah ‘Abbas’ reign, on fol. 89>. 258. 
Khan Ahmad of Gilân, one of the rulers of Gildan, was 
imprisoned for twelve years by Shah Tahmasp in A.H. 
974, on fol. 89>, 259. Amir Hudüri of Kumm, lived 
about thirty years in Mashhad, flourished during the 
reigns of Shah Tahmâsp and Isma‘il, on fol. gor, 260. 
Mir Ashki of Kumm, brother of the preceding poet, on 
fol. gob. 261. Maulana Lisâni of Shiraz, dieda.H. 991, 
on fol. go>. 262. Haji Haidari of Tabriz, Lisani’s pupil, 
went to India and entered Akbar’s service, on fol. 918, 
263. Mulla Shiri, enjoyed Akbar's favour, on fol. 928. 
264. Muhammad Amin Mustaghni, son of ‘Ali Sairafi 
of Kashmir, under Akbar, on fol. دو‎ 265. Kasim 
Arslan of Mashhad, a descendant of Mahmüd of Ghazna’s 
Amir Arslan Jâdhib, came from Transoxania to India, 
entered Akbar’s service, and died A. A. 995, on fol. ۰ 
266. Maulana Taki-aldin, with the takhallus Huzni of 
Isfahan, died in India, under Akbar, A.H. 995, on fol. 
932. 267. Khwâjah “Abd-alridâ of Rai, nephew of 
Khwajah Sharif Hijri, famous especially for his chrono- 
grams, on fol. 93>. 268. Khwâjah Muhsin of Rai, 
nephew of the preceding poet, on fol. 94%. 269. Shah 
Du'âi, a dervish, under Akbar, on fol. 94 270. 
Maulana Muhtasham Kashi, under Shah Tahmâsp and 
“Abbâs, on fol. g4>. 271. Khwâjah Husain Thanâi, 
probably of Mashhad (not of Nishâpür, as the Haft 
Iklim state), author of a diwân and two mathnawis, 

Su, died A. 996, buried in Lâhür, on‏ سکندر 4 هه باغ ارم 
fol. 96% 272. Sultân Ibrahim Mirza Jahi, one of the‏ 
Safawi Sultans, in whose service Thanâi spent some‏ 

time, author of the ,فرهنگ ابراهیمی‎ on fol. 97>. 273. 
Maulana Sayyidi Muhammad, with the takhallus “Urfi, 
son of Khwâjah Zain-aldin ‘Ali bin Jamâl-aldin of 
Shiraz, completed his diwân A, H. 996, wrote imitations 

of the مخزن الاسرار‎ and the شیرین خسرو‎ (not complete)— 
and a prose treatise on Şüfism, styled رنفسیه‎ died in 
Shawwal A.H. 999, on fol. 98%. 274. Amir “Urfi of 
Mashhad, under Akbar, on fol. rorb. 275. Maulana 
“Urfi Kamangar (the bow-maker) of Tabriz, panegyrist 
of Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. ror>, 276. Maulana Lutfi, 
son of the preceding poet, on fol.rorb. 277. Mulla 
Taufi of Tabriz, on fol.1orb. 278. Khwajah Fâni of 
Tabriz, on fol. 1024, 279. Hakiri of Tabriz, on fol. 
102%, 280. Fakiri of Tabriz, on fol. ro2% 281. 
Sahwi of Tabriz, on fol. 1024, 282. Nazmi of Tabriz, 
on fol. 1625 283. Ja'fari of Tabriz, great connoisseur 
of ,رمل‎ on fol. 1020. 4 Zarifi of Tabriz, on fol. 
102%, 285. Wukü'i of Tabriz, on fol. 102% 286. 
Fasihi of Tabriz, on fol. rozb. 287. Mas'üd, on fol. 
to2b. 288. Maulânâ Fahmi of Rai, went to India 
under Akbar, on fol. ro2b, 289. Mulla Fahmi of 
Hurmuz, contemporary with the preceding poet, on fol. 
1039. 290. Maulânâ Fahmi of Kâshân, never went to 


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230. Muhammad Ridâ of Mashhad, under Akbar, on 
fol. 772. 231. Akdasi of Mashhad, under Akbar, on 
fol. 772. 232. Mulla Shitâbi of Günâbâd, at the same 
time, on fol. 77>. 233. Mulla Nuzhati, contempora- 
neous with Mulla Azhari, at the same time, on fol. 77». 
234. Maulana ‘Ali Ridâi Ghazali of Mashhad, the king 
of poets at Akbar's court, the predecessor of Faidi, 
author of a diwan, a mathnawi ,نقش بدیع‎ several 
prose works, viz. مکتو,‎ yyl, لليوة‎ ol) (on Şüfism), 
and الکاتنات‎ wl)», ete., died at Ahmadâbâd in Gujarat 
A.H. 980, on fol. 77>. 235. Mullâ Raughani of Asta- 
rabad, went to India, died a. x. 980, during a journey to 
Gujarat, on fol. Sob. 236. Tlâhi, lived under Babar, 
Humâyün, and died in the early part of Akbar’s reign, 
on fol. Sob. 237. Yâdgârbeg Hâlati, Tlâhi's son, on 
fol. Sob, 238. Likâi, son of the preceding poet Ha- 
lati, on fol. 8ra. 239. Maulânâ Saif-almulük Shujai 
of Damâwand, on fol. 812, 240. Amir Kadi, with the 
takhalluş Amiri of Rai, pupil of Kâdi Mas'üd, went to 
India, became a Naukar under Akbar, and died A.H. 
982, on fol. 81>, 241. Amir Abü Turâb of Rai, brother 
of the preceding poet, on fol. 8ıb. 242. Mirza Kuli 
Maili of Türânian birth, went to India in the beginning 
of Akbar's reign, died A.H. 984, on fol. 8Sıb. 243. Mulla 
‘Ali, with the takhallus Târami (because he was of Târam 
near Samarkand), under Humâyün and Akbar, died 
A.H. 981, on fol. 83% 244. Khwajah Husain of Marw, 
a pupil of Maulana ‘Isim-aldin Ibrahim and of Shaikh 
Ibn Hijr Mufti (who died A.H. 973), tutor of ۹1 
and Abt-alfadl, lived under Humâyün and Akbar, is 
mentioned in the Akbarnama, was a great composer of 
chronograms, left India A.H. 989 for his native 
country, and died on the way near Kabul, on fol. 83°. 
245. Sayyid Muhammad Jâmabâf Fikri of Harat, 
went A.H. 969 to India, on fol. 83>. 246. Maulana 
Kasim, with the takhallus Kâhi, of Samarkand, with 
his full name Najm-aldin Abü-alkâsim ; came, fifteen 
years old, into the service of Jâmi, went to India in the 
early part of Akbar’s reign, died a.m. 968, 110 (or, 
according to others, even 120) years old, in Agra, on fol. 
849. 247. Ghayüri of Kabul ,(غیوری کابلی)‎ was at 
first in the service of Akbar’s younger brother, Mu- 
hammad Hakim Mirza, afterwards in that of Akbar 
himself, on fol. 852. 248. Khwajah Muhammad Rahim 
of Rai, with the takhalluş “Ahdi, under Akbar, on fol. 
85>. 249. Maulana ‘Aufi of Ahmadabad in Gujarat, 
under Akbar (the statement of the author of the Safi- 
nah that this ‘Aufi wrote a tadhkirah is an error; he 
mistook him probably for the older “Aufi, who lived 
about A.H. 600), on fol. 85>. 250. Mir Amani of 
Harat, used to live in Kabul, fell from horseback in 
Jaunpür, and died A.H. 981, on fol. 85>. 251. Amir 
Sayyid ‘Ali Musawwir (the artist), with the takhallus 
Judâ'i, son of Pir Manşür of Tirmidh, under Humâyün 
and Akbar, illustrator of the story of Hamzah ( el قصه‎ 
ر(حمزه‎ on fol. 862. 252. Shuja of Kâshân, under 
Shah Tahmâsp and Ismail TI, fled later on to Isfahan, 
in conseguence of a libel directed against the governor 
of Kâshân, and died there, A. H. 987, on fol. 86%. 253. 
Maulana Muhammad Taki-aldin Hairati, of Tin, under 
Shah Tahmâsp, author of a diwân and a mathnawi, 


in imitation of the Sikandar-nâma; all incomplete 
except the first two, and the well-known diwân, on fol. 
110۳, Added to Faidi's biography is that of his 
brother Abü-alfadI, the prime minister of Akbar, and 
author of the ,تا رب شگرفنامه‎ which is commonly called 
نامه‎ St with its third~volume, the لته اکبری‎ mur- 
dered A.H. torr, on fol. 114% 318. Nür-aldin Mu- 
hammad Karâri, second son of Maulana ‘Abd-alrazzik 
Gilani, and brother to Hakim Abü-alfath Gilâni (the 
eldest son) and Hakim Humâm (the youngest), on fol. 
115%, 319. Mir Sayyid Muhammad ‘Itabi of Najaf, 
was first in the service of Mir Hudüri of Kumm, then 
went to India, was employed at the court of the ‘Adil- 
shâhs of the Dakhan, afterwards at that of Akbar, was 
imprisoned in the fortress of Gwâliyâr, released by the 
emperor’s pardon, joined in Ahmadnagar Burhân- 
almulk, and died there, on fol. 1162, 320. Mullâ 
Ghairati of Shiraz, went to India under Akbar, on fol. 
116b. 321. Maulina ‘Abd-alhakk Hakki, under Akbar, 
on fol. 116b, 322. Hakim ‘Ain-almulk Dawâ'i of 
Shiraz, under Akbar, died ۰ 1004, on fol. 1172, 323. 
Shaikhzâda Fidai, son of Shaikh Muhammad Lahiji 
(the author of a commentary on the ږن راز‎ on fol. 
1179. 324. Maulânâ Hâtim of Kâshân, on fol. 117», 
325. Mir Rüzbahân Sabri, lived mostly in Isfahdn, in 
Shah ‘Abbas’ time, on fol. 117. 326. Ghanibeg, with 
the takhallus Ghani of Hamadan, under “Abbâs, went 
afterwards to India, came to Kashmir ,یه‎ 1000, was 
imprisoned after the conquest of that country for two 
years, and killed, A. H. 1008, in Burhânpür, on fol. 118b, 
327. Maulânâ Mazhari of Kashmir, went to Harat, 
Mashhad, Kazwin, in the time of Sultin Muhammad, 
son of Tahmasp, and of poets like Muhtasham Kashi, 
Wahshi, and others; went afterwards to India, and 
gained great favour with Akbar and Faidi; retired at 
last to Kashmir, and died there, on fol. ırgb. 328. 
Mir Muhammad Kasim Asir of Warâmin near Rai, flou- 
rished under the Shâhs Tahmâsp and “Abbâs, went also 
to India, on fol. 1٥60٥ 329. Mir ‘Abd-alghani, with 
the takhallus Ghani of تعرس‎ (that is, تفرش‎ Tafrish 
in Kâshân, see Barbier de Meynard, Dictionnaire géo- 
graph. ete., p. 140), a pupil of Abü-alkâsim Kazrini, 
under Shah “Abbâs, never went to India, on fol. 121», 
330. Haji of Shiraz, brother of Maulana Rashki of 
Hamadan, began to flourish A. H. 999, left his home for 
Hamadan A.H. toot, and went four times to and from 
the Dakhan, on fol. r22b, 331. Mulla (or Mir) Aba 
Muhammad Nuşrati of Isfahan, went to India and en- 
tered Faidi’s service, on fol.r23b. 332. Mir ‘Aziz, with 
the takhallus ‘Azizi of Kazwin, went to India under 
Akbar, wrote besides lyrical poems several other works, 
Viz, آشوب‎ ad, و مُل‎ J, ,صعيفة العشاق ,دوحة القناعت‎ 
and a در رمل‎ JLo), on fol. 123P. 333. 4 
Hisâbi of Nazar نظر)‎ Ho, 51), good poet and musician, 
relative of Khwâjah Kasim Mustaufi, on fol. 1242. 
334. Mir Muntaha of Zawâra ولایت زواره)‎ gi, on fol. 
124. 335. Maulana Şafiyâi of Isfahan, contemporary 
with the author of the Haft Iklim, on fol. 1249, 
336. Ghiyâth of Işfahân, with the takhalluş Munşif (or 
Manşaf Crete), on fol. 124b. 337. Aka Shahaki 



India, on fol. 103%. 291. Mulla Muhammad Sairi of 
Rai, cousin of Fahmi of Rai, went to India under 
Akbar, on fol. 103%. 292. Amir Muhammad Sharif 
Wukü'i of Nishâpür, son of Rashid Ghiyath-aldin Ishak- 
Abadi, became, when he went to India, first attached to 
Shihâb-aldin Ahmadkhan, afterwards entered the im- 
perial service, and at last retired from the world alto- 
gether; he was a friend of Thanâi's, and died A. H. 
1002, on fol. 103. 293. Shaikh Ya'küb Sarfi of 
Kashmir, successor to Husain of Khwârizm in the 
spiritual leadership, teacher of Shaikh Muhsin Fâni, 
patronised by Humâyün, died the r2th of Dhü-alka'dah, 
A.H. 1003, on fol. ro4b. 294, Maulânâ Şalâh-aldin 
Sarfi of Sawa, contemporary with Maulânâ ‘Ahdi, 
Tariki of Sawa, and others, pupil of Muhtasham Kashi, 
enjoyed for a long time the guidance of Mir Haidar Mu'- 
ammâi, with the takhallus Rafi‘i; went twice to India, 
and was in close connection with ‘Urfi and Faidi, on fol. 
105%, 295. Maulânâ Muhammad Mu’min Husain of Yazd, 
under Shah Isma‘il 11 and Shah “Abbâs, great rubâ'i- 
writer, on fol. 1073, 296. Maulana ‘Idi of Günâbâd, 
wrote a mathnawi in imitation of the ن الاسرار‎ 75, flou- 
rished under the same two Shâhs, on fol.107. 297. Mau- 
lana Ridai of Kashan, on fol. 1076. 298. Ghiyâth-allâh 
of Shiraz, a great favourite of Akbar, librarian of the 
imperial library همایون)‎ lL), on fol. 10838 299. 
Musallimi ) ) of Shiraz, under Akbar, on fol. 
108%, 300. Arshad of Shiraz, on fol. 1082. 301. 
İzadi of Shiraz, at the same time, on fol. 108b, 302. 
Fatahai of Shiraz, went to India under Akbar, on fol. 
108b, 303. Najati of Shiraz, on fol. 108b, 304. Ham- 
dami of Shiraz, a schoolmaster, lived in Akbar’s time, 
on fol. 108. 305. Partawi of Shirâz, on fol. ro8b. 
306. Maulana “Abd-al'ali Najâti of Mashhad, at the 
same time as all the preceding poets, on fol. 108b, 
307. Maulânâ Darwishi Husain of Shiraz, went to 
India under Akbar, on fol. ro8>. 308. Ashrafkhân of 
Mashhad, Mir-munshi under Akbar, on fol. 1091, 309. 
Maulana Shafi'i of Bukhara, at the same time, on fol. 
1099. 310. Mullâ Mushfiki of Bukhara, went to India 
under Akbar, on fol. rogb. 311. Malik Mahmüd, a 
descendant of the kings of Gujarat, died at Ahmadabad 
A.H. 1000, on fol. ,وود‎ 312. Mir Walihi of Kumm, a 
good musician, on fol. rogh. 313. Hashim of Kanda- 
har, associated with Bairâmkhân, on fol. 1109, 314. 
Haidari of Hamadân, went to India under Akbar, 
attached to Mir Muhammadkhân, on fol. 1109, 315. 
Mirza Rustam Fidâi of Gildan, lived and died in 
Shiraz, on fol. 1109. 316. Kurbi of Cilân, on fol. 
1160 317. Shaikh Abü-alfaid Faidi Fayyâdi, the 
great poet, and brother of Abi-alfadl, died A.m. 1004 ; 
among his numerous works in prose and verse, in 
Arabic and Persian, there are mentioned here, موارد‎ 
اطع الالهام ۳ در علم اخلاق‎ , a commentary on the 
Kurân (dated A.H. 993); a Persian translation of two 
fanns (or parwas) of the Mahabharata ; and a translation 
of Lilâwati; besides five mathnawis, ,مرگ کر ادوار‎ imi- 
tation of Nizâmi's Makhzan-alasrâr; رنلدمن‎ in the 
metre of the same poet's Laila and Majnün ; سلیمان و‎ 
ربلقیس‎ in imitation of Shirin and Khusrau; هفت‎ 
iS, in imitation of Haft Paikar; and the کر نامه‎ 

Akbar, on fol. 1368. 373. Maulana Kami of Sabzwâr, 
went to India, contemporary with ‘Urfi, Anisi, Nau‘, 
Shikibi, ete., on fol. 1362. 374. Yulkulibeg Anisi, died 
A.H. 1014 or rors in Burhânpür (see A. Sprenger, p. 333), 
on fol. 137P. 375. Mulla Zamani of Yazd, under Shah 
“Abbâs, went to India A.H. 1010, was killed by ‘Abbas’ 
order A.H, 1015, on fol. 1409, 376. Maulana Bakâi of 
Bahrâbad ربهر آباد)‎ near Asfara’in, killed in Shamsabad 
A.H. 1015, on fol. r40%. 377. Mir Husain, with the 
takhallus Kufri of Turbat in Khurâsân, went to India, 
served Nawwab Sayyid Yusuf Khan of Mashhad, and 
together with Nau'i, Akbar’s second son, prince Daniel, 
died A. H. 1016, on fol. 1424. 378. Rai Manühar, with 
the takhallus Tausani, of a Râjpüt family, pupil of 
Faidi and highly patronised by Akbar, on fol. 142». 
379. Maulana Darwish Gunâhi, flourished in India 
under Akbar, died A.H. 1015, on fol. 1434. 380. Mulla 
Khuldi, lived at the same time and died in the same 
year A.H. 1015, on fol. 1432. 381. Mir Mughith 
Mahwi, came in his twelfth year to Ardabil, lived eight 
years in Najaf and Karbala, went to Mashhad and 
Harât, where Mullâ Shikibi and Yulkulibeg Anisi 
became his pupils, afterwards to India, where he found 
favour with Akbar, and died A.H. 1015 or 1016'in his 
native place, Asadâbâd near Hamadân, on fol. 1438. 
382. Hakim Zulâli of Khwandsâr, author of the seven 
mathnawis (سبف سیاره)‎ composed between A. H. 1 
and 1o14, his death is fixed here in A. H. 1016, on fol. 
145%. 383. Khwâjah Sharif Farsi, son of Khwajah 
‘Abd-alsamad Shirinkalam, Akbar’s chief painter, was 
always with Jahangir, and rose in his reign to the rank 
of Amir-alumarâ and privy-councillor, died ۰ 
1017, on fol. 148% 384. Sharif Muhammad, with the 
takhallus Sarmadi of Isfahan, whose first takhallus was 
Faidi, flourished under Akbar and Jahangir, on fol. 
148>, 385. Baba Talib of Işfahân, under Akbar and 
Jahangir, died 90 years old, in the reign of the latter 
emperor, in Kashmir ; left, like the preceding poet, a 
diwan and a mathnawi, on fol. 1498. 386. Mulla 
Ziwari, author of a mathnawi رشیرین و خسرو‎ died in the 
beginning of Jahângir's reign, on fol. 149. 387. Mir 
“Ali Akbar of Kâshân, with the takhalluş Tashbihi, 
flourished under Akbar, died, in the beginning of 
Jahângir's reign, at Lâhür, author of a mathnawi 53 
رو خورشيد‎ on fol.r49>. 388. ‘Abd-alrazzik Rasmi, came 
to India at the end of Akbar’s reign, and went about 
there as Kalandari monk for 20 years, on fol. 150). 
389. Sâmiri, son of Haidari of Tabriz, went to India 
at the beginning of Jahangir’s reign, on fol. 150». 390. 
Kadi Nuri of Isfahan, died a. H. 1018, under Jahangir, 
on fol. r50b. 391. Maulana Muhammad Rida Nau'i 
of Khabüshân near Mashhad (see A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p. 516, and Rieu ii. p. 674), went to India under Akbar, 
died A, H. torg at Burhânpür; author of the famous 
mathnawi سوز و‎ and of a ساقى نامه‎ in 700 baits, on 
fol. 152%. 392. Maulana ‘Ali Ahmad Muhrkan (the 
seal-engraver) of Dihli, with the takhalluş Nishâni, son 
of Shaikh Husain Nakshi, Jahângir's teacher, died A. H. 
rorg at Dihli, on fol. 1562, 393. Mulla Ghulam ‘Ali 
Cishti of Lâhür, under Akbar, on fol. 1572. 394. Mir 
Rafi'-aldin Haidar Rafi'i Mu'ammâi of Kashan, the great 
writer of riddles and chronograms, lived under Tahmasp 

( Xals), on fol. 124b. 338, Maulana Bâbâshâh of 
Isfahân, on fol. 124>. 339. Baba “Aidi of Gilan, a 
Safi, on fol. 124P. 340. Mir Hâlati of Gilan, on fol. 
1258, 341. Mulla 'Akifi of Gilan, a good astronomer, 
on fol. 125%. 342. Kabili of Gilan, went to India 
under Akbar, on fol. 125%. 343. 'Inâyat Zargar (the 
goldsmith) of Gilân, on fol. 125. 344. Maulana 
Adham of Kazwin, on fol. 125%. 345. Maulana Hilal of 
Kazwin, on fol. 125”. 346. Maulana Halaki of Hama- 
dan, was first in the service of Sultén Husain Mirza 
bin Bahram Mirza Şafawi, and retired afterwards from 
the world, on fol. 125P. 347. Mulla Junüni of Kan- 
dahâr, on fol. 1268, 348, Jauhari of Kandahar, on 
fol. 126%. 349. ‘Abdallah of Kandahar, lived at Ak- 
bar's court, on fol. 1262, 350. Wahshati Hindi of Agra, 
on fol. 1264, 351. Sarabi Hindi (not identical with 
Sarâbi Shâhjahâni), in Akbar’s reign, on fol. 126. 
352. Sayyid Shahi of Lucknow, at the same time, on 
fol. 126%. 353. Shaikh Abü Sa‘id of Kabul, at the 
same time, on fol. 126%. 354. Darwish Maksüd Tirgar 
(the arrow-maker), went to India under Akbar, on fol. 
126b. 355. Shaikh Rubâ'i of Mashhad, at the same 
time, on fol.126b. 356. Maulana Wali of Dasht-i-Bayad 
in Kühistân, flourished in the time of Shah Tahmasp 
and Shah “Abbâs, lived in Kazwin and Khurasan, was 
a friend of Maulana Damiri, and killed at last by order 
of Sultân Uzbeg, A.H. 1٥۶ه,‎ on fol. 127%. 357. Maulana 
Haidar, with the takhallus Dhihni of Kâshân, went 
to Bijâpür and entered there the service of Ibrahim 
“Âdilshâh ; Zuhüri praises him in the خوان خلیل‎ solu, 
on fol. 1288. 358. Mullâ Ani of Kashmir, under Akbar, 
lived 60 years, on fol. 128b. 359. Mulla Auji of 
Kashmir, at the same time, on fol. 128P. 360. Kâsimi 
Jund of Khwâf, lived at Harât under Shah ‘Abbas, 
spent his later years in India, on fol. 128P. 361. Mulla 
Hamidi, on fol. 129%. 362. Mullâ Mahshari of Khwand- 
sir, a dervish, under Shah Tahmâsp and Shah “Abbâs, 
died go years old; Mulla Naziri of Nishâpür was one of 
his pupils, on fol. 1291. 363. Mulla Karami, a Turk, but 
a good Persian poet, renowned in Kâshân, on fol. 1299. 
364. Mir Taki-aldin Auhadi, with the takhallus Taki 
of Isfahan, author of a rare and little known tadhkirah 
of Persian poets, of a mathnawi ,ریوسف و یعقوب‎ and a 
Sâkinâma, styled ځمغمار‎ sLa5 (so! comp. A. Sprenger, 
p-95), friend of Mulla Wahshi Yâfi'i (so!) and Muhtasham 
Kashi, both of whom he survived, on 101.120 365. 
Mullâ Ahsani of Khwandsâr, on fol. 130%. 366. Mir 
Muhammad Hashim, with the takhallus Sanjar, son of 
Mir Haidar Rafi'i Mu'ammâi of Kâshân, followed his 
father to India A. H. 1000, where Akbar bestowed upon 
him the takhalluş Farâghi (which he uses in some 
ghazals), served for a time Sultân Khusrau bin Jahan- 
girshâh, then went to Bijâpür in the Dakhan and died 
there, on fol. 1308. 367. Muhammad Yüsuf, in Akbar's 
service, on fol. 1349. 368. Maulana ‘Aishi, known as 
Mihnati, which was his first takhallus, and changed 
into ‘Aishi at Akbar’s suggestion ; he spent many years 
in Sirhind, on fol. 134». 369. Khusrawi of Kâ'in in 
Kühistân, went to India under Akbar and served prince 
Salim, on fol. 134P. 370. Yüsuf Tabi, under Shah 
Tahmâsp and Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 1359. 371. The 
emperor Akbar, on fol. 1352. 372. Muhammad Kuli 
Kutbshâh, ruler of the Dakhan and contemporary with 


428. Niğâm Kalâgh of Kazwin, on fol. 1672, 429. 
Maulana Mukârim of Kazwin, on fol. 167%. o 430. 
“Allâmah Calabibeg, with the three takhalluşes of 
“Allâmah, Sayyid, and Fârigh, of Tabriz, son of Mirzâ 
“Alibeg, who in Shâh Tahmâsp's reign was prefect of 
Tabriz, but settled afterwards in Kandahar; he wrote 
kaşidas in praise of Akbar and a درانکار نبوت‎ yu, on 
fol. 1678, 431. Mahmüdbeg, with the takhalluş Fusüni 
of Shirâz, brother-in-law of the preceding poet, flou- 
rished at first in Tabriz, went afterwards to India and 
rose there to high honours ; he died in Jahangiv’s reign, 
and left, besides poems, a much-esteemed رساله در‎ 
رحساب‎ on fol. 1688, 432. Kâsimi of Ardastân, often 
confounded with Kâsimi Şairafi, a contemporary poet, 
on fol, 168b, 433. Mir Taifür of Anjudân in Kâshân, 
panegyrist of the Safawi prince Mirza Sultân Mustafa, 
on fol. 169%. 434. Maulana Ghubâri of Ardastân, on 
fol. 1692. 435. Mulla Sahifi of Shiraz, on fol. 169. 
436. Mir Ghazi Asiri, son of the preceding poet, was 
in Akbar’s army, on fol. 16gb. 437. Kadi Hasan of 
Kazwin, at the same time, on fol. 169». 438. 8 
Isma'il Bakhshi of Kazwin, on fol. 16gb. 439. Rüsi of 
Abarküh, on fol. 16gb, 440. Mirza Ja‘far, called Asaf- 
khan, with the two takhalluses Ja‘far and Ja‘fari, of 
Kazwin, went young to India, and came through his 
uncle, Mirzâ Ghiyâth-aldin, the father of Nürjahân 
Begam, into Akbar's service, but not being satisfied 
with it, he was sent for punishment’s sake to Bangalah ; 
afterwards he gained new favour, became Mirbakhshi, 
received the title of Asafkhan, and rose in Jahangir’s 
reign even to the post of wazir; he died A.H. 1021, 
and is buried at Burhânpür; he is author of a math- 
NAW! ,شيرين و خسرو‎ on 101, .و6 د‎ 441. Mirza Zain- 
al'âbidin, with the takhallus Danish, son of the preced- 
ing poet, on fol. 171», 442. Mirza Sadik, nephew of 
Mirza Kâfi of Ardübâr, went to the Dakhan and was slain 
there; he was a friend of Maulana Zuhüri, on fol. 171». 
443. Kadi Muhammad Naşiri of Ardübâr, on fol. 1722. 
444. Sayyid Hasan Wâ'iz of Shirwan, on fol. 1728. 
445. Mulla “Abdi of Shirwan, on fol. 1722. 446. Fi- 
gâri of Samarkand, lived in his native place from the 
time of “Ubaid-allâhkhân to that of ‘Abdallahkhan and 
“Abd -almu'minkhân, on fol. 172%. 447. Manzari of 
Samarkand, patronised by Nawwâb Muhammad Bairâm- 
khan, on fol. 1722, 448. Salih Nidai of Samarkand, 
he composed a mathnawi الله‌خان نامه‎ s..¢, which, 
however, met with no favour, on fol. 172% 449. 
Mir Muhammad Hashim, with the takhallus Muh- 
taram, commonly called Kissakhwan (story-teller) of 
Samarkand ; he knew by heart the whole Mahabharata, 
translated at that time by Nakibkhân at Akbar’s 
request, on fol. 172, 450. Raunaki of Bukhara, on 
fol. 172>. 451. Majd-aldin Fahmi of Bukhara, on fol. 
172>, 452. Rahmi of Bukhara, on fol. 172b. 453. 
Kadi Ghadanfarshâhi, on fol. 1738. 454. Hazini of 
Shâsh, a pupil of Mulla Kasim Kâhi, on fol. 1738. 
455. Mir Ja‘far of Harât, under Akbar, on fol. 1732. 
456. Mullâ Sairi of Ghazna, came to India under 
Akbar, went afterwards to Hijâz, an expert in metrical 
art and riddles, on fol. 173°. 457. Mullâ Shu'üri of 
Tabriz, on fol. 1733. 458. Mulla Şabüri of Hamadan, 
was in the service of ‘Ali Kuli Khânzamân Sultan, 




and Isma'il, went to India A.H. ,ووو‎ made extensive 
journeys, for instance, to Hijâz, where he spent four 
years in Makkah and Madinah, and gained afterwards 
Shah ‘Abbas’ favour; Badâ'üni fixes his death in A.H. 
1032, on fol. 1578. 395. Mir Ma'şüm of Kâshân, second 
son of the preceding poet and younger brother to Mir 
Hashim Sanjar, at first in favour with Hasankhan Shamlf, 
governor of Harat, went twice to India, and died there in 
Jahângir's reign, on fol. 158>. 396. “Abd-alsalâm Pa- 
yami, of Arabic extraction, visited the holy cities in Hijaz 
during Akbar’s reign, and died in the Dakhan, on fol. 
16131. 397. Maulana Dakhli of Isfahan, one of Akbar’s 
court poets, on fol. 1611. 398. Shaikh Sa'd-aldin, with 
the takhallus Raha’, spent his whole life in Akbar’s ser- 
vice and imitated Nizami’s five mathnawis, on fol. 161». 
399. Wafâi thâni (the second) of Isfahan, went to 
India under Akbar, on fol. 162%. 400. Shaikh Saki 
“Arab, a dervish, son of Shaikh Ibrahim Fakihi, born 
in Mashhad, went to India under Akbar, on fol. 162%. 
401. Mulla Kaidi of Shiraz, went to India under Akbar, 
on fol, 1622, 402. Mir Dauri Sultân Bâyazid, was 
Kâtib-almulk under Akbar, died in Hijâz; author of 
a diwân and a mathnawi, on fol. 162P. 403. Maulana 
Sahmi of Bukhara, on fol. 162, 404. Mullâ 1 
of Turbat (or, according to others, of Nishâpür), one of 
Akbar's court poets, on fol. 163%. 405, Mulla Lutfi, 
under Akbar, on fol. 1639. 406. Mir Fârighi of Shiraz, 
brother of Fath-allah Shirazi, at the same time, on fol. 
163P. 407. Muhammad Salih Diwâna Fârighi, son of 
Humâyün's librarian, lived under Akbar, died in Kabul, 
where he enjoyed his pension, on fol. 163P. 408. Amir 
‘Ali Asghar, son of Mir Farighi of Shiraz, on fol. 163». 
409. Mir Husain Fardi of Karbala, flourished under 
Akbar, imitated the Makhzan-alasrar in a mathnawi, on 
fol. 163. 410. Maulana Tariki of Sawa, spent fifteen 
years in Akbar’s service, and died in Hijâz; he left a 
diwân and a mathnawi, on fol. 1642, 411. Maulana 
Gharibi of Bukhara, came to Akbar’s court, returned 
afterwards to his native place, on fol. 164%. 412. 
Ulfati of Yazd, one of Akbar’s court poets, on fol. 1649, 
413. Nawwab Kilijkhân, also with the takhallus Ulfati, 
under Akbar and Jahangir, on fol. 164b. 414. Ulfati 
of Mashhad, at the same time, on fol. 164۲. 415. ۸ 
Dânahi of Dânah in the district of Nishâpür, went to 
India under Akbar, wrote poems in the peasants’ dialect 
of Khurâsân, on fol. 164b, 416. Mulla Khidri of 
Kazwin, on fol. 1652. 417. Khidri of Khwânsâr, on 
fol. 165%. 418. Khidri Lari, contemporary with the 
two preceding poets, spent many years in the service 
of Imam Kulikhân, governor of Fars, on fol. 165%. 
419. Mulla Jadhbi of Kazwin, on fol. 165». 420. 
Maulana Sharmi of Kazwin, on fol.165>. 421. Khwajagi 
Bayâni of Kazwin, on fol. 165». 422. Asadbeg of Kazwin, 
on fol. 1662, 423. Maulana Murâd of Kazwin, a der- 
vish, on fol. 1662, 424, Mir Muhammad Kar of Kaz- 
win, on fol. 1662, 425. Mir 'Imâd-aldin of Kazwin, 
usually called Mir ‘Imad, lived the greater part of his 
life in Isfahan, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 166b. 426. 
Maulana Furüghi of Kazwin, on fol. 166۲, 427. Sag- 
i-lawand ,سک لوند)‎ 6 lazy dog) of Kazwin (according 
to the Haft Iklim), of Turkish extraction (according to 
Naşrâbâdis tadhkirah), under “Abbâs, on fol. 1672. 


Maulânâ Farki of Harât, under Akbar, on fol. 1789, 
503. Shadi Rammal of Harât, at the same time, on fol. 
1782. 504. Ismi of Harât, on fol. 178b. 505. Khwâ- 
jah Majd-aldin of Khwâf, flourished, like the preceding 
poet, under Akbar, on fol. 178b. 506. Darwish Nizam 
of Mashhad, on fol. 178b. 507. Muhammad Hashim of 
Mashhad, also at the same time, on fol. 178>. 508. 
Mir ‘Arab Badihi of Mashhad, under Akbar, on fol. 
178b. 509. Mirzâ Jan of Nishâpür, one of the Amirs 
of Akbar’s reign, on fol. 178. 510. Mir Şafi of Nisha- 
pür, on fol. 1798. 511. Afati of Tün, in Akbar’s time, 
left a diwân and a mathnawi, on fol. 1799. 512. Mir 
Amani of Isfahan, was an opium-eater for fifty years, 
on fol. 179%. 513. Ashübi of Nazar, on fol. 1792. 
514, Maulânâ Nuzli (حزلی)‎ of Isfahan, on fol. 1790. 
515. Mir Husaini Kashi, nephew and pupil of Mir 
Haidar Rafi'i Mu'ammâ'i, on fol. 1799. 516. Mir 
Rafi-aldin Kashi, on fol. 179%, 517. Makşüd of 
Kâshân, on fol.i79> 518. Adham of Kâshân, on fol. 
179. 519. Maulânâ Bahari of Kumm, on fol. 179». 
520. Malik Tü'i Sarkâni of Hamadân, on fol. 179». 
521. Kaisari of Hamadân, on fol. 17gb. 522. Bazmi 
of Hamadân, on fol.179. 523. Mashrabi of Hamadân, 
on fol. 180% 524. Panâhi of Hamadân, on fol. 1808. 
525. Yamini of Simnân, on fol. 180% 526. Amir 
Sayyid ‘Ali of Simnân, wrote the تارب تن‎ at 78 
request, on fol. 1801, 527. Karibi of Simnân, on fol. 
1809, 528. Maulânâ'Ali Kal (JS) of Astarâbâd, was 
in the service of the kings of the Dakhan, on fol. ۰ 
529. Sayyid “Abd-alhakk of Astarâbâd, on fol. 180%. 
530. Mir Murâdi of Astarâbâd, on fol. 180%. 531. 
Maulana Nâtiki of Astarâbâd, died on his way to 
India in his old age, on fol. 18ob. 532. Nasim of As- 
tarâbâd, on fol. 18ob, 533. Muhammad Mukim, son of 
Sayyid Muhammad Dâniyâl of Astarâbâd, in Akbar's 
service, on fol. 18ob. 534. Kismati of Astarâbâd, lived 
with Husain Thanâ'i, on fol. 180. 535. Rafi'i (or 
Rafiki, the index has Rafi‘) of Mazandaran, on fol. 180». 
536. Sayyid Nür-allâh of Kazwin, on fol. 18ob. 537. 
Badi'i of Tabriz, on fol. 1812, 538. Khwâjah Ghiyâth- 
aldin of Tabriz, on fol, 1812, 539. Malik Mahmüd of 
Tabriz, on fol. 1819, 540. Maulânâ Muhammad ‘Ali, 
son of “İnâyat-allâh of Tabriz, who was some time 
Shaikh-alislâm of Adharbaijân ; after his father’s death 
Muhammad “Ali became Shaikh-alislâm himself, on fol. 
1814, 541. Mullâ Muhammad Husain, second son of 
“Inâyat-allâh, on fol. 1812, 542. Mir ‘Abd-albaki of 
Tabriz, a pupil of Maulana Mirza Jan, went to India, on 
fol. 181». 543. Maulana Husain of Ardabil, in high 
favour with Sultan Haidar Safawi, died in Shah 
‘Abbas’ time, more than ومد‎ years old, on fol. 181, 
544. Khan Mirza, son of Ma'şümbeg of Ardabil, was the 
Wakil-i-Mutlak of Shah Tahmasp, on fol. 181». 545. 
Warithi of Ardabil, on fol. 181۲, 546. Jami of 
Ardabil, on fol. 18rb. 547. Fardi of Ardabil, on fol. 
1829, 548. Nami (in the same line he is called Imâmi) 
of Ardabil, on fol. 18251 549. Shaikh ‘Ali Naki of 
Kamarah, panegyrist of Hatimbeg I“timâd-aldaulah (who 
died A.H. 1023), flourished in “Abbâs” time, on fol. 
1822, 550. Ulfati, a younger brother of the preceding 
poet, on fol. 1839. 551. Maulânâ Muhammad Rida 
Shikibi, son of Zahir-aldin ‘Abdallah Imami of Isfahan, 



after whose fall he was imprisoned for a while and then 
pardoned, on fol. 173. 459. Kasim of Mâzandarân, 
under Akbar, on fol. 173». 460. Muhammad Ma'şüm, 
with the takhallus Nami of Bakar, under Akbar, on fol. 
173P. 461. Bakâ'i of Jaunpir, lived, like the preceding 
poet, a long time with Nizâm-aldin Ahmad Bakhshi, on 
fol. 173%. 462. Mulla Hâli of Gujarat, friend of the 
same Nizam-aldin, on fol. 173P. 463. Mullâ Amini of 
India, a friend of the same, on fol.1742. 464. Maulana 
Ibn “Ali Wâkifi of Mashhad, under Akbar, on fol. 1748, 
465. Muhammad Rida, at the same time, on fol. 174°. 
466. Ma'şüm, son of Kadi Abü-alma'âli, known as 
Ziyâratgâh, at the same time, on fol. 174%. 467. Fanai 
Zargar (the goldsmith), a naukar of Mir “Askari, the bro- 
ther of Humâyün,in high favour with Akbar, on fol. 1748. 
468. Karâri of India, a pupil of Mulla Kasim Kahi, on 
fol.174>. 469. Ghayüri of India, in Akbar’s service, 
on fol. 174». 470. Khwâjah Jan, with the takhalluş 
Rahi, at the same time, on fol.174>. 471. Muhammad 
Mu'minlang of Nishâpür, on fol. 174, 472. 748 
Jani, known as Mirza Ghazi, with the two takhalluses 
Ghazali and Wakari, a descendant of the old rulers of 
Sind, was expelled from his realm by Akbar, afterwards 
again installed; in Jahângir's time he was for a short 
while governor of Kandahar, died A.H. ro21, only 25 
years old, on fol. 175%. 473. Khân'âlam, under Akbar 
and Jahangir; the latter sent him as envoy to Shah 
“Abbâs, on fol. 175%. 474. Amirbeg Pairawi of Sawa, 
on fol. 176% 475. Mulla Nishati of Shushtar, under 
Akbar, on fol. 1769, 476. Mulla Nithari of Shüshtar, 
at the same time,-on fol. 176% 477. Najmâi of 
Shüshtar, on fol. 176% 478. Wajid of Kirmân, 
on fol. 1769. 479. Hafizi of Kirmân, under Akbar, on 
fol. 1764. 480. “Ashiki of Sistân, at the same time, on 
fol. 1769, 481. Imam Sharaf-aldin Muhammad Farâhi, 
on fol. 176b. 482. Mirzâ Tamar Farâhi, under Akbar, 
on fol. 176>. 483. Mulla Bikhudi Farâhi, on fol. 176b, 
484, Mir Muhammadkhan of Sajâwand near Ghazna, 
one of Akbar's Atabegs, left a Turkish and a Persian 
diwan, on fol. 176%. 485. Mirza “Aziz Kokaltash, son 
of the preceding poet, in high favour with Akbar and 
the prince Jahangir, on fol. 176». 486. Maulana Safai 
of Sirhind, at the same time, on fol, 1778. 487. Zain- 
khan Kokaltash, lived in Kabul under Akbar, on fol. 
1772. 488. ‘Ishkikhan, a descendant of Isma'il Tash 
the Turkmân, under Akbar, on fol. 1778. 489, 490. 
Hamdam and Murâd, Kâmrân's foster-brothers, on 
fol. 1779, 491. Mulla Fathi, of the fortress of Shad- 
man, under Akbar, on fol. 1772. 492. Maulana Bâki 
of Khutlân ) بر‎ at the same time, on fol. 2, 
493. Maulânâ Shams-aldin of Badakhshan, at the 
same time, on fol. 177>. 494. Hafiz Khatib of 
Badakhshân, at the same time, on fol. 177>. 495. 
Maulana Abtari (ابتری)‎ of Badakhshan, at the same 
time, on fol. 177P. 496. Maulânâ Badakhshi, at the 
same time, on fol. 177P. 497. Mulla Nadimi of Ba- 
dakhshân, at the same time, on fol. 177b. 498. Mau- 
lana “Alim of Kabul, came at the end of his life to 
Akbar's court, on fol.177>. 499. Darwish Wâşili, at 
the same time, on fol. 178. 500. Gharbijang of 
Harat, also one of Akbar’s poets, on fol. 178%. 501. 
Maulana Fath-allah of Harat, under Akbar, the poetical 
rival of Mulla Mushfiki of Bukhara, on fol. 1784, 502. 


died in Bangâlah A.H. 1028, on fol. 204%. 568. Mullâ 
Mushfiki, died A. H. 1027 under Jahangir, on fol. 204». 
569. Mirza Mashrabi Tuklü, stayed a longer time in 
Hamadan, together with Damiri, Halaki, Rashki, Bazmi, 
etc., went afterwards to India and entered Akbar’s 
service, died A. H. 1029, on fol. 204>, 570. Mirzâ Amân- 
allah, son of the preceding poet, in Jahângir's service, 
on fol. 2058, 571. Kalb “Alibeg, in Shah ‘Abbas’ ser- 
vice, went afterwards to India, on fol. 205>. 572. 
Shaikh Bahâ-aldin Muhammad Amuli, with the takhal- 

lus Baha’i, author of ,نان و حلوا‎ of a J 

and of‏ رکشکوا 
almost 100 prose treatises in Arabic, for instance,‏ 
مشرق العین Lo,‏ اصطرلاب lees‏ رمفتاح القلاع 
(on law), ete. ete.; he died in Işfahân the r2th of Shaw-‏ 
wal, A.H. 1030, on fol. 205. 573. Mulla Zaki of Hama-‏ 
dan, was, together with Mulla Shukühi, pupil of Mirzâ‏ 
Ibrahim of Hamadân, on fol. 2074 (part of fol. 208% and‏ 
the whole of fol. 208) left blank). 574. Maulana Muhibb‏ 
“Ali of Sind, son of Haidar ‘Ali, flourished in Tatah, the‏ 
capital of Sind, retired from the world A.H. 1029, grieved‏ 
at the death of his son Nawwâbshâh Nawazkhan; he left‏ 
a diwân, a mathnawi, and a Sâkinâma, on fol. 209».‏ 
Maulana Taki-aldin Muhammad Ghayüri of‏ .575 
Shüshtar, went at first to Shirâz, afterwards to India,‏ 
flourished under Akbar and Jahangir, and died after‏ 
A.H. 1024, on fol. 210٥ 576. Maulana Jamâl-aldin‏ 
Muhammad Mulbami of Shiraz, son of Khwâjah Kamâl-‏ 
"aldin (whodieda.r. 982), died in Khandis, where he had‏ 
gone A.H. 1033, on fol. 211>. 577. Ibrahim Husain‏ 
Dairi, boru in Balkh, educated in Kabul, went with his‏ 
father to India under Akbar, died after A.H. 1024, on‏ 
fol. 2132. 578. Dairi of Kumm, one of Shah “Abbâs‏ 
poets; he never went to India, on fol. 213>. 579.‏ 
Muhammad Sharif, with the takhallus Sharif, of Bâdkân‏ 
in the district of Kâshân, joined the Khânkhânân's‏ 
service in Sind, settled afterwards in Gulkundah, died‏ 
in Jahângir's reign, on fol. 213>. 580. Maulana Jalâl-‏ 
aldin Hasan of Nishâpür, was nearly 20 years in the‏ 
Khankhanan’s service, afterwards in Akbar’s, on fol.‏ 
Mulla Muhammad Yüsufi of Hamadan,‏ .581 215% 
elder brother of Muhammad Sadik, the author of the‏ 
Tabakat-i-Shabjahani, died A.H. 1033, on fol. 215.‏ 
‘Iwadbeg Munshi, was munshi in the service of‏ .582 
prince Shâhjahân, died A, H. 1035, on fol. 215%. 583.‏ 
Mulla Safi, with the takhallus Muhammad, of Mazan-‏ 
ASS died A. H. 1032 on the‏ اکبری darân, quoted in the‏ 
road from Ahmadabad in Gujarat to Lâhür, on fol. 215.‏ 
Murshidkhan, with the takhalluş Murshid, born‏ .584 
near Hamadan, was called to India by the governor of‏ 
Sind, Mirza Ghazi Tarkhân, the son of Mirza Jani,‏ 
and accompanied him A.H. 1019 to Kandahar, was from‏ 
A.H.1023 to 1026 a companion of Nawwab Mahâbatkhân,‏ 
with the takhallus Sausani, on fol. 2165. 585. Mau-‏ 
lana Muhammad Bakir of Kashan, a pupil of Mir‏ 
Mu‘izz-aldin Kashi and of Muhtasham Kashi, contem-‏ 
porary with Mullâ Hatim and Mulla Fahmi, was‏ 
imprisoned by Shah ‘Abbas’ order, went to the Dakhan‏ 
A.H. 1006, entered the service of Ibrahim ‘Adilshah‏ 
of Bijâpür, and died in the Dakhan A.H. 1034, on‏ 
fol. 218b. 586. Muhammad ‘Isa Şafiri of Jaunpür,‏ 
flourished under Akbar, committed suicide at the end‏ 
of Jahângir's reign, on fol. 220%, 587. Mirza Hasan,‏ 

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lived in Mashhad, Harât, Shiraz, then went to India, 
and died A. H. 1023, in Jahangir’s reign, as prefect of 
Dihli ; he left a Sâkinâma, entitled ,عشرت آباد‎ and a 
mathnawi in the metre of Shirin and Khusrau, besides a 
diwân, on fol. 1832. 552. Maulânâ Muhammad Husain 
Naziri of Nishâpür, under Akbar and Jahangir, lived 
some time in Kâshân, then went to India, made a pil- 
grimage to Makkah A. ۰ و1022‎ and died, according to the 
Tabakat-i-Shahjahani, A.H. 1019; according to others 
(and that appears to be more correct) A. H. 1023, in 
Gujarat, on fol. 186, 553. Mirzâ Muhammad Maj- 
dhüb of Isfahan, author of three mathnawis, one entitled 
ol? شاهراه‎ (composed A.H. 1006), the others in the 
metre of the Shahnama and the Mathnawi, on fol. 189°. 
554. Mirzâ Ahmadbeg, brother of the preceding poet, on 
fol. 18gb. 555. Kâkâi of Kazwin, on fol. 189». 556. 
Maulana Majd-aldin Kausi of Shüshtar, on fol. 1902. 
557. Mir Mushtari, on fol. 1908, 558. Muhammad 
“Akil Ghairat of India, on fol. توو د‎ (part of fol. 1gob, 
and the whole of ff. r91, 192 left blank). 559. Mau- 
lana Nür-aldin Muhammad Zuhüri of Tarshiz, born in 
Khujand near Tarshiz, was in the service of Nawwâb Mir 
Ghiyath-aldin Muhammad Mir Miran in Yazd, then 
went to Shiraz, and lived there seven years with Darwish 
Husain Walih; he went afterwards to India, and, 
after a pilgrimage to Makkah, settled at Ahmadnagar in 
the Dakhan ; later on he took up his abode in Bijâpür 
under Ibrahim “Adilshah, in whose honour he wrote his 
three prose dibâdas to the رنورس‎ the ابراهيم‎ WAS and the 
خوان خلیل‎ ; he also left a نامه‎ ale; he was a renowned 
shikasta writer, and copied the Raudat-alsafa a hundred 
times, died A.H. 1025, on fol. 193. 560. Maulana Malik 
of Kumm, went to Ahmadnagar in the Dakhan, and 
afterwards to Bijâpür, where he, together with Zuhüri, 
served Ibrahim “Âdilshâh, died A. H. 102 5, two months 
before his friend Zuhüri, on fol. 1962, 561. Mirza 
Isma'ilbeg Shâmlü Unsi, son of Nawwâb Yünus Sultân 
Shimla, governor of Harat, was slain in India, where 
he had joined Shâhjahân's party, the 21st of Sha‘ 
ban, A.H. 1026, on fol. 198. 562. Maulana Hayâti 
of Gilân, joined the imperial service in India, became 
court poet under Jahângir in A.H. 1025, completed 
Amir Khusrav’s unfinished تقلقنا‎ , and died at Agra 
A.H.1028, on fol. ıggb. 563. Baba Shah Kuli Jadhbi, 
son of Shâhkulikhân Nâranji ) = 4), of Kurdistan 
near Baghdad, one of Jahângir's Amirs, on fol. 201». 
564, Hakim Faghfür Lahiji, a splendid Talik writer, 
had poetical contests with Mulla Nadim of Gilân and 
Muhammad Kuli Salim; his first takhallus was Rasmi, 
he also used Mir and Faghfür, went to India A.H. 1012 
and was attached to prince Parwiz, Jahângir's son; he 
died A. H. 1030, on fol. 201». 565. Maulana ‘Abd-alkha- 
lik, with the takhallus Samandar, flourished under Akbar 
and Jahangir, died A.H. 1029, on fol. 2038. 566. Mau- 
lana Kamal-aldin Sultân Muhammad Jismi of Hamadan, 
pupil and friend of Mirza Ibrahim of Hamadan, rose to 
high honours under the Safawis, went to India کد‎ 
1016, was Maulana Naziri Nishâpüri's poetical rival in 
Ahmadabad, stayed in Khandis till A. ۱. 1024, and died 
about five or six years afterwards in Hind(tistan, on fol. 
203% 567. Hakim ‘Arif, under Akbar and Jahangir, 


236b. 611. Haji Faridân Husain, with the takhallus 
Sâbik, a Turk; made a pilgrimage some years after 
A.H. 1000, on fol. 238% 612. Mulla Muhammad Sami 

Bazmi, of Hindü extraction, flourished under Jahangir, 
author of the mathnawi ,پدماوت‎ on fol. 238b. 613. 
Mullâ Jamâl-aldin Khawari of Gilân, went to India 
A.H. 1015, on fol. 238b. 614. Mulla Abi Muhammad, 
with the takhallus Sarâbi of Siyâlküt in the Panjab, 
flourished under Jahangir, on fol. 238%. 615. Mulla 
Shitâbi, a younger brother and pupil of Mulla Sarabi, 
on fol. 2398. 616. Mulla Fâ'id of Abhar, son of Ustad 
Kasim, went to India under Jahangir, on fol. 239%. 
617. Mai-i-Kalal,a descendant of the Timüride family, 
under Jahangir, on fol. 239. 618. Kâsimkhân, with 
the takhallus Kasim, brother of Nürjahân Begam, 
Jahangir’s wife, on fol. 24ob. 619. Nawwab “Abd- 
alrahim, with the takhallus Rahim, son of Muhammad 
Bairâmkhân, born the 14th of Safar, a.m. 964, in high 
favour with Akbar, composed poetry in four languages, 
Arabic, Turkish, Persian, and Hindüstâni, and died in 
the 72nd year of his age, A.H. 1036, on fol. 2419, 
620. Abü-almuzaffar Nür-aldin Muhammad Jahangir 
Pâdishâh, the Moghul emperor, on fol. 2437. 621. 
Mulla ‘Abd-albaki, with the takhallus Baki, of Tabriz, 
lived in Baghdad in Shah “Abbâs” reign, died one year 
after Shah “Abbâs, that is, A.H. 1039, on fol. 245%. 
622. Mir Ahsani, whose father had settled in the 
Panjab, died in the first year of Shâhjahân's reign (A. ۰ 
1037), and left, besides a large diwân, two mathnawis, 
viz. شاه و ماه‎ and ردلبر وشيدا‎ on fol. 245P. 623. Mir 
Muhammad Bakir, with the takhallus Ishrak, son of 
Sayyid Muhammad Dâmâd and grandson of Shaikh 
“Abd-alma'âli ; his home was Astarabad, died A.H. 1040; 
among his Arabic works a most EM are ; 

سا ٢‏ الرضاع ys;‏ ار سالة خلق العمال 
ete. etc.; in Persian he‏ رحلقة اللکوت ز شرح مختصر 

wrote kaddar, ghazals, a mathnawi, and tales, on fol. 
245P. 624. Haji Shab Bakir of Kâshân; on fol. 246, 
625. Maulânâ Muhammad Bakir of Isfahan, on fol. 246. 
626. Mulla Hasan‘ali of Yazd, went to India and lived 
with Mulla Muhammad Safi of Mazandaran, died at 
Yazd, 90 years old, in the beginning of Shah Safi’s 
reign, on fol. 246, 627. Mulla Sakhi (+) of Kir- 
man, panegyrist of Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 247% 628. 
Mulla Shani Tuklü, panegyrist of Shah “Abbâs, was on 
very hostile terms with Hakim Shifâ'i, on fol. 247». 
629. Mulla Yüsufi of Jarbadkan, at the same time, on 
fol. 248°. 630. Mulla Dhauki of Ardastân, another 
rival of Shifâ'i, on fol. 2488, 631. Sa'dâi of Ardastân, 
lived some time in the Dakhan, died in fran; he wrote 
kasidas in honour of Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 248>. 632. 
Mulla Makhfi of Rasht, on fol. 2499. 633. Mir “Akil, 
with the takhalluş Kauthari of Hamadân, under Shah 
‘Abbas, on fol. 2499. 634, Mullâ Nawidi of Shiraz, 
one of Shah ‘Abbas’ poets, on fol. 249>. 635. Baba 
Sultan Nawâ'i of Kumm,a Kalandari monk, under 
Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 250% 636. Muhammad Kasim, 
with the takhallus Surüri, author of the dictionary 

spill Ger, went to Hindüstân under Jahângir, and 



with the takhallus Talib of Tirmidh, under Akbar, com- 
posed a mathnawi ,خورشید فیروز‎ AH. 97 5, and another 
one رطالب و مطلوب‎ died very old at the end of Jahân- 
gir's reign, on fol. ean 588. Mir Hamzah of Tash- 
eam went to India at the end of Akbar's reign, on 
fol. 220, 589. Mullâ Hamdi of Kashmir, flourished 
from the end of Akbar’s reign to that of Jahangir’s, 
on fol. 22ob. 590. Khwâjah Ghiyâth Nakshband 
of Yazd, under “Abbâs, on fol. 2212, 591. Muhammad 
Ibrahim Tasalli of Shiraz, went to India under Jahân- 
gir, made a pilgrimage to Makkah A.H. 1034 and died 
after his return to India, on fol. 221>. 592. Mulla 
Yahya of Shiraz (a village near Farâhân), died a. 1, 1035, 
on fol. 221. 593. Sadikibeg, with the takhallus Sadiki 
of Harat, educated at Kandahar, wrote a mathnawi on 
the exploits of Shah ‘Abbas, in whose service he was in 
his later years, on fol. 222% 594. Mir Husain Tajalli 
of Kashan, flourished in the last years of Akbar’s reign 
and during the whole of Jahangir’s, on fol. 222». 

595. Muhammad Talib of Amul, with the takhallus 
Tâlib, the chief of all the poets of Jahângir's reign, in 
the beginning of which he had come to India; he is 
author of a diwan and of a mathnawi نام‎ ss, 
died A.K. 1035 (not 1040, as others state), on 37 223%. 

596. Hakim Sharaf-aldin Hasan Shifâ'i, son of the 
great physician Khwajah Mulla of Isfahan, under Shah 
“Abbâs, died 5th of Ramadan, a. H. 1037; left several 
mathnawis besides his diwân, for instance, ,دید بیدار‎ 
ال حقبقت‎ and معبت‎ ,on fol. 226. 597. 

Mullâ Shukühi of Hamadân, a pupil of Mirzâ Ibrâhim 
of Hamadân, contemporary with Mullâ Zaki, on fol. 

230%. 598. Husainbeg, with the takhallus Khurüshi 
of Tabriz, flourished under Shah ‘Abbas, went after- 
wards to India under Jahangir, on fol. 230%. 599. 
Khwajah Shu'aib of Kâshân, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 

230». 600. Mirzâ Sadik, son of Mirza “Abd-alhusain 
and brother of Zain-al'âbidin, on fol. 2319. 601. Mirza 
Nür-allâh of Kufrân in the districts of Isfahan, under 
Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 2312. 602. Mirza Mukim Jau- 
hari, son of Ustad Mirza Ali Zargar (the goldsmith) of 
Tabriz, who lived in Isfahan; he went to India at the 
beginning of Jahangir’s reign, on fol. 2328, 603. Mir 
“Ain “Ali, who lived in Jarbâdkân, a dervish and poet 
in Shah ‘Abbas’ reign, on fol. 232b. 604. Mir Bakir 
of Mashhad, son of Mir “Arabshâh, on fol. 232». 605. 
Mirza Jani, with the takhallus Ghazali of Shiraz, was 
secretary to Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 2332. 606. Mirza 
Nizim Dast-i-ghaib of Shiraz, one of Shah ‘Abbas’ poets, 
died only 30 years old, on fol. 2338. 607. Mirza Aba 
Turâbbeg of Anjudân, under Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 23 42. 
608. Tahir, different from Tahir Dakhani, but likewise 
born in the Dakhan, flourished after Mulla Zuhüri, on 
fol. 234b. 609. Mir Şadr-aldin, with the takhallus 
Tlahi of Hamadân, went to India under Akbar A.H. 
1oro, died at the end of Jahangir’s reign, in which he 
had been honoured by the title الزمان‎ (the Mes- 
siah of the age), on fol. 2359, 610. Mullâ Tughra of 
Mashhad (according to others, of Tabriz), came to India 
in the beginning of Jahângir's reign, went at the end 
of his life to Kashmir and died there; he is famous by 
his منشات‎ and by a mathnawi ,در تعریف پر‎ on fol. 


and friend of Hakim Shifa’i, on fol. 2609, 667. Âghâ 
Kiwam-aldin of Adharbaijân, under Shih “Abbâs, on 
fol. 260%. 668. Mirzâ Muhammad Shafi* of Mâzan- 
darân, composed a Ta'rikh or chronicle of universal 
history from the creation to Shâh “Abbâs in 300,000 
baits, on fol. 2604, 669. Mirzâ Zain-al'âbidin, with 
the takhallus Munshi, son of the المالك ایران‎ çöle 
Mirza ‘Abd-alhusain, on fol. 26 670. Mirzâ Mu- 
hammad Ridâ of Juwain near Kazwin, in Shah ‘Abbas’ 
service, on fol. 260. 671. Mir ‘Abd-alhakk of Kumm, 
contemporary with Mulla Mushfiki, on fol. 2614, 672. 
Aka Malik Mu'arrif (3722) of Isfahan, brother of Ala 
Safi Mu‘arrif, wrote poems in honour of Hatimbeg 
Ttimâd-aldaulah, on fol. 261۲. 673. Sayyid Murtada, 
with the takhallus Radi of Shiraz, was chief kadi of 
Shiraz in the time of the wazirship of Mirzâ Mu‘in- 
aldin Muhammad, on fol. 261۲, 674. Aminâi of Farâ- 
han, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 262% 675. Mirza 
Mukim, with the takhallus Muhtasham, son of Mirza 
Hadi, on fol. 2628, 676. Mulla Faridün, lived in 
Shiraz and Isfahan, died in Shah Safi’s time, on fol. 
262, 677. Shaikh Şamdâ ,(حمدا)‎ one of the descen- 
dants of Sa‘di of Shiraz, on fol. 262>. 678. Ghiyathai 
Halwâ'i of Shirâz, contemporary with Mulla Mulhami 
and Mirza Nizam Dast-i-ghaib, died by falling from a 
roof in Shah Safi’s time, on fol. 262۲, 679. Ta’ib of 
Kirmân, on fol. 2648. 680. Fadli of Jarbâdkân, one 
of Hakim Shifâ''s pupils, on fol. 2641, 681. Mulla 
Sairi of Jarbâdkân, on fol. 264b. 682. Mulla Nadim 
of Gilan (or Lahijan), went to India in the beginning 
of Jahângir's reign, died at Isfahan in Shah Şafi's 
time, on fol. 265. 683. Mulla ‘Ishrati, with the name 
Aka ‘Ali, son of Haji ‘Ali Furüshâni, went to India, 
returned and lived at Mashhad in intimate friendship 
with Haji Muhammad Jân Kudsi, died in Shah Şafi's 
time, on fol. 266%. 684. Muhammad Ibrahim Fârigh, 
brother of ‘Ishrati, died at Lâhür, on fol. 266», 
685. Asadbeg, with the takhallus Asad of Türân, a 
descendant of the Timüride family, flourished under 
Jahangir, died in the beginning of Shahjahan’s reign, 
on fol, 266۲, 686. Mir Saif-allâh Huzni (35>), went 
to India under Jahangir, on fol. 266۲, 687. Mulla 
Jamal-aldin Khâwari of Gilân, went to India A.H. 
rors, on fol. 267%. 688. Shaikh Sa'd-allâh, with the 
takhallus Masiha, born in a village about seventeen para- 
sangs from Dihli, called رکیرانه‎ flourished in Jahângir's 
time, translated the Indian mathnawi of سيتا‎ 3 ) into 
Persian, on fol. 2678. 689. 'Urüji of India, under 
Jahângir, author of an imitation of the Makhzan- 
alasrâr, styled رمعدن ابرار‎ besides a diwân, on fol. 267». 
690. Muhammad Haidar, with the takhalluş Khisali of 
Harât, whose father had come to India under Akbar; 
he himself flourished under Jahangir, on fol. ۰ 
691, Muhammad Ibrahim, with the takhallus Tulü'i of 
Kashmir, under Jahangir, on fol. 268%. 692. Hakim 
Muhammad Hasan ‘Arif of Shiraz, court-physician of 
Jahangir, on fol. 268%. 693. Mulla ‘Ata’i of Jaunpür, 
author of a mathnawi, under Jahangir, on fol. 2682, 
694. Mulla Mukhtari‘, at the same time, on fol. 2682. 
695. Mulla Muhammad Ridai, with the takhallus 
Kaidi of Nishâpür, nephew of Maulana Naziri; went 



amplified his dictionary on the basis of Jamâl-aldin 
Husain Anjü's زفره هنک جهانگیری‎ 06 also wrote kaşidas 
in honour of Jahangir, on fol. 2501. 637. Mulla 
Kalâmi of Isfahan, brother of the poet Salami, on fol. 
250». 638. Mir Muhammad Mu'min, with the takhal- 
lus Adâ'i of Yazd, went to India and died in Sürat, on 
fol. 250. 639. Mullâ Tâhiri of Nâ'in, on fol. 2514. 
640. Mir Ja‘far Kashi, with the takhallus Ja‘far, on 
fol. 251>. 641. Diyâ of Taharân, a friend of Mulla 
Şabühi, on fol. 252% 642. Mir Abü-alhasan of Fara- 
han, wrote a commentary on Anwari’s diwân, on fol. 
252%. 643. Mir Muhammad Husain Shauki, son of 
Mir ‘Aziz-allah of Sawa, was first in Khwajah 
Shu'aib Kâshi's service, went afterwards to India in 
Jahângir's reign, returned to his native country and 
became attached to Mir Jamal Sultân, on fol. 252». 
644. Mir Muhammad Rafi‘, with the takhallus Dastür, 
went to India under Jahangir and entered afterwards 
Shâhjahân's service, on fol. 253%. 645, Hafiz Mu- 
hammad, with the takhalluş Khayâli, grandson of 
Maulana Haji Muhammad Kashmiri Hamadâni, under 
Jahangir and Shahjahan; he is called by the Tabakat- 
iShahjahani انوری دوم‎ (the second Anwari), on fol. 
253%. 646. Shaikh “Abd-alfattâh, with the takhalluş 
Fattâhi, born in JUS, a place four manzils from Dihli, 
son of Shaikh “Abd-alwahhâb Ilhâmi; he flourished 
under Jahangir and in the beginning of Shâhjahân's 
reign, died a. H. 1044, on fol. 253P. 647. Maulana Nar 
Muhammad Anwar, died A.H.1044, on fol. 253P. 648. 
Sa‘idai of Gilan, under Jahangir and Shâhjahân, on fol. 
2549. 649. Maulana Yari of Yazd, under Shah “Abbâs, 
on fol. 254°. 650. Aka ‘Abd-albaki, with the takhal- 
lus Baki of Nahâwand, went to India and entered 
the Khânkhânân's service, on fol. 2548. 651. Mirza 
Rafi' Shahrastâni, in Shah ‘Abbas’ and Shah Safi's 
time, on fol. 254. 652. Khwâjah ‘Abd-almuhaiman 
Ahrâri, under Jahangir and Shâhjahân, on fol. 2552. 
653. Mulla Mughtanam, at the same time, on fol. 2552. 
654. Mulla Jalâl-aldin Jalâ'i of Dihli, used at first as 
takhallus Jalali, died هد‎ 1045, on fol. 2559. 655. 
Mulla Diliri of India, on fol. 255>. 656. Nawwab 
Mahâbatkhân, with the takhallus Sausani, son of 
Ghayürbeg of Kabul, under Jahangir and Shahjahan, 
died A.H.1045, on fol. 255». 657. Mulla Shu'üri Kashi, 
author of a mathnawi and of kasidas in honour of Shah 
‘Abbas’ wazir Hatimbeg Itimâd-aldaulah, on fol. 2568, 
658. Husain Şarrâf of Isfahan, on fol. 256%. 659. 
Mukimâi of Shiraz, on fol. 256. 660. Kaisar Shâmlü, 
in the service of Hasankhan Shâmlü, governor of Harat, 
was a poetical rival of Shukühi of Hamadan, on fol. 
256, 661. Mulla Madhaki of Işfahân, under Shih 
“Abbâs, on fol. 2579. 662. Zulali of Harât, on fol. 
2572. 663. Mirza Malik, with the takhallus Mashriki, 
was in Hasankhân Shâmlü's service, wrote kasidas in 
honour of Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 257. 664. Mulla Auji 
of Nazar, was in the same service and contemporary 
with the preceding poet, on fol. 2588. 665. Mirza 
Fasihi of Hardt, a descendant of Shaikh ‘Abdallah 
Ansari, was the spiritual teacher of Nazim of Harât, 
Darwish Wâlih, and Mirza Jalal Asir, and, like some of 
the preceding poets, in Hasankhân Shâmlü's service, 
on fol. 258b. 666. Maulana Tabi of Kazwin, pupil 



Kumm, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 278b. 718. Shah 
Rashidai Kashi, lived some time in India, on fol. 2792. 
719. ‘Arif of Shiraz, a dervish, went to Isfahan in the 
beginning of Shah Safi’s reign, on fol. 279%. 720. 
Shah Murad of Khwa Ansar, a good poet and musician, 
under Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 2708. 721. Mullâ Muham- 
mad Ridâi, with the takhallus Mushfiki of Kumm, on 
fol. 279%. 722. Mast ‘Ali of Isfahan, contemporary 
with Shifa’i, went to India in the beginning of Shah 
Safi’s reign, but returned afterwards, on fol. 279». 
723. Amirbeg Kassib, was butcher in Isfahan, lived at 
the same time, on fol. 279. 724. Mirzâ Radi of Arti- 
man (in the district of Hamadan), father of Mirza 
Ibrahim Adham, on fol. 279>. 725. Mulla Binish, 
usually styled Kashmiri, because he lived in Kashmir, 
on fol. 280%. 726. Mulla Tarzi of Tarasht (in the 
district of Rai), on fol. 280%, 727. Mullâ Mulhami of 
Tabriz, survived Mulhami of Shiraz, never came to 
India, died A, H. 1048, on fol. 280%, 728. Haji Muham- 
mad Jân Kudsi of Mashhad, went to India A.H. 1042, 
author of the ,ظفرنامة شاهجهان‎ in 8000 baits, died A. H. 
1056, at Lahar; he also wrote a descriptive mathnawi 
on Kashmir تعریف کشمیر)‎ 5), on fol. 2818. 729. 
Hakim Bâkir, with the takhallus Shifa’i of Isfahan, 
died A.H. 1052 (the first year of Shah “Abbâs 1۳ reign), 
on fol. 2835. 730. Fakhrâi Ummati of Turbat in 
Khurâsân, contemporary with Jan Kudsi, was in the 
service of Kadi Sultan Turbati, the Kadi of Mashhad 
in Shah ‘Abbas’ time, on fol. 283>. 731. Muhammad 
Kuli Salim of Taharan in the district of Rai, author of 
a mathnawi on Lâhijân یف لاهجان)‎ ay went to 
India in the beginning of Shâhjahân's reign, and entered 
the service of the grand wazir Islâmkhân; he also 
wrote a mathnawi on the war of his master with the 
people of Ashâm, died A.H. 1057 in Kashmir, on fol. 
284%. 732. Hasankhan, son of Husainkhan Shâmlâ, 
with the takhallus Hasan, was governor of Harât till 
the beginning of Shah “Abbâs ۲۲۵ reign, and saw in 
his majlis poets like Mirzâ Malik Mashriki, Mirza 
Fasihi, and Mullâ Auji, on fol. 285°. 733. Mirza 
Mukimâ of Kufrân, died in the beginning of Shah 
‘Abbas 118 reign, on fol. 285». 734. Mirzâ Abü- 
alkasim of Astarâbâd, went to India in Jahângir's 
time, returned afterwards to Isfahan, and died in the 
beginning of Shah “Abbâs 115 reign, on fol. 285). 
735. Mulla Taki of Mashhad, entered the service of 
the preceding poet in Isfahan, and died in Shah “Abbâs 
11 5 reign, whilst on the way to Mashhad to visit his 
father, on fol. 2862, 736. Jalâlâ of Nâ'in, contempo- 
rary with Hakim Shifâ'i, on fol. 286. 737. Najibâi of 
Shirâz, under Shah Safi and Shah “Abbâs TI, on fol. 
286b, 738. Muhammad Amin (or Amina), with the 
takhalluş Khâzin and the epithet Kasi «(قاسی)‎ died in 
Shiraz, on fol. 286b. 739. Mir‘Atai Muntaha of Taharân, 
under Shab Safi and Shah ‘Abbas II, on fol. 2878. 
740. Mirzâ Khasmi of Isfahan, went to India and 
entered Shahjahan’s service, died shortly after his 
return to Isfahan, on fol. 2878, 741. Mir Ghurüri 
Kashi, on fol. 287b. 742. Mulla Ghurüri of Shiraz, 
author of a mathnawi ,در معراج‎ under Shah ‘Abbas, on 
fol. 287b. 743. Shu'üri of Mashhad, under Shah Şafi 
and Shah “Abbâs IT, on fol. 2889, 744, Mulla Safi of 

to India under Jahângir, on fol. 268%. 696. Mulla 
Nisbati of Thânisar (or Thanishar, تهانیسری‎ in one 
line and تهانیشری‎ in the next), twenty parasangs from 
Dihli, wrote Hindüstâni and Persian poetry, composed 
a mathnawi in imitation of the Makhzan-alasrar, flou- 
rished under Jahangir and Shâhjahân, on fol. 268», 
697. Mulla Shauki of Shüshtar, wrote a dibaéa to 
Khâkâni's diwân, on fol. 269». 698. Mirzâ Muham- 
mad Akbar, son of Âkâ Mirzâ Daulatâbâdi (who was 
ULM مستوفی‎ under Shah “Abbâs), author of two 
mathnawis, one in the metre of Jalâl-aldin Rümi's, 
entitled ,زامد نا‎ the other in the metre of Shirin 
and Khusrau, on fol. 26gb. 699. Mirza Sadik, brother 
of Mirzâ Abü-alma'âli, who was one of the famous men 
of Shah ‘Abbas’ reign, on fol. 270%. 700. Safi Kulibeg, 
with the takballug” Safi, son of Karâkbân, who lived 
under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 270% 701. Yüsufbeg 
Shâmlü, died on his way to India, on fol. 270). 702. 
Mirzâ Muhammad Husain, the son of Mirza Ibrahim, the 
grandson of Mir Shams-aldin Muhammad Hanafi Kir- 
mani, on fol. 27ob. 703. Bâkirkhân, with the takhallus 
Bâkir, one of Jahângir's and Shâhjahân's Amirs, on 
fol. 2718. 704 Mirzâ Muhammad Amin, usually 
called Mir Jumlah Rüh -alamin Shahrastâni, went 
young to India, and joined Jahângir's, service, went 
then to the Dakhan and afterwards to Tran, where he 
rose to high dignity under Shih “Abbâs; later on he 
went a second time to India, and died A.E. 1047; 
he left a diwân and a Khamsah, on fol. 2718. 705. 
Hakim Kamâl-aldin, with the takhallus Hadik, son of 
Hakim Humâm and nephew of Hakim Abü-alfath of 
Gilân, born in Fathpür under Akbar, was for a longer 
time companion of prince Parwiz, and died in the 
middle of Shahjahan’s reign, on fol. 271». 706. Mulla 
Shaidâ of India, born and educated in Fathpür, contem- 
porary with Muhammad Jan Kudsi and Talib Kalim, 
flourished under Jahangir and Shahjahan, and died in 
the middle of the latter emperor’s reign; he left a 
diwan and a mathnawi in imitation of the Makhzan- 
alasrâr, in 12,000 baits, on fol. 272P. 707. Mirza 
Amân-allâh, with the takhallus Amani, called Khan- 
zaman, son of Nawwâb Mahâbatkhân Sausani, pupil 
of Murshidkhan, died in the middle of Shahjahan’s 
reign, on fol. 275>. 708. Mullâ Tahmasp Kuli “Arshi, 
usually styled Yazdi, of Turkish extraction, went to 
India under Jahangir, and lived in Lahur, on fol. 
276b. 709. Mulla Fathi of Ardastân, on fol. 277°. 
710. Hasanbeg, with the takhallus Unsi, wrote a 
الشعرا‎ 9935, but left it incomplete, on fol. 277b. 711. 

Safiys ai of Isfahan, contemporary with Hakim Shifâ'i, like 
the preceding poet, on fol. 277>. 712. Mulla ‘Asri of 
Tabriz, brought up in Yazd, on fol. 277P. 713. Najati 
Yafi'i, on fol. 2789. 714, Mulla Bikhudi, a great Shah- 
nama reciter, under Shah ‘Abbas, author of a mathnawi, 
on fol. 278% 715. Mulla Afdal, with the takhalluş 
Himmati, son of Mulla Ya'küb, pupil of Mulla Mu‘izz- 
aldin Yazdi in science, of Khwâjah Ikhtiyâr Munshi in 

calligraphy, and of Hakim Shifâ'i in poetry, on fol. | 

278b. 716. Mulla Kadi Rushdi, brother of the pre- 
ceding poet, on fol. 278b. 717. Mir Mashrab, son of 
Mir Husain, known as Shishagar (glass- maker) of 


Radi, on fol. 298%. 776. Rida of Kashmir, under 
Shâhjahân, on fol. 298% 777. Mulla Alâ, whose 
name was ‘Ali Kulibeg of Türân, at the same time, 
on fol. 2984, o 778. Mirzâ Mahdi, with the takhal- 
lus Bayan of fran, went to India at the same time, 
on fol. 298%. 779. Mir Yahya, with the takhallus 
Shitab of Iran, at the same time, on fol. 298%. 780. 
Sharaf-aldin of Tarshiz, one of Shahjahan’s poets, on 
fol. 2982, 781. Mir Burhan, with the takhallus Ghu- 
rari of Bukhara, went to India at the same time, on 
fol. 298. 782. Kani‘ of Harât, on fol. 298b. 783. 
Sultân Muştafâ Mirzâ, grandson of Shâh Tahmâsp 
Şafawi, on fol. 298>. 784. Muzaffar Husain Mirza, 
also a descendant of Tahmâsp by his mother, and of 
Shah Ni'mat-allâh Wali by his father, under Shah Safi, 
on fol. 298. 785. Abü-alkâsim Mirza, a descendant 
of Shah ‘Abbas by his mother, lived at the same time, 
on fol. 298>. 786. Mirzâ Muhammad Sadik, with the 
takhallus Fö'iz, known as Mirza “Alâ-aldin Muhammad, 
a descendant of Shah “Abbâs by his mother, and of 
Mirza Rafi" Sadr Shahrastâni by his father; he got his 
takhallus from Sâ'ib, under Shah Safi, on fol. 299%. 
787. Mirza ‘Abdallah ‘Trfin, son of the preceding poet, 
on fol. 299%. 788. Mirza Dâ'üd, a descendant of Shah 
‘Abbas by his mother, on fol. 299. 789. Khalifah 
Sultân “Alâ-aldin Husain, son of Rafi‘-aldin Muhammad 
Khalifah, who flourished under Shah “Abbâs, became 
grand wazir of Shah ‘Abbas IT, died 1064, on fol. 299, 
790. Kaikhusraukhân, nephew of Rustamkhân, on fol. 
3009. 791. Murtadâ Kulikhân, under “Abbâs IT, on 
fol. 300%. o 792. ‘Ali Kulikhân, with the takhalluş 
A'Zam, son of Hasankhân Shâmlü, at the same time, on 
fol. ههه‎ 793. Şafi Kulibeg, son of Malik Sultân 

who was in Shah “Abbâs” service, under‏ رجا چی داش 
Shah “Abbâs TI, author of a mathnawi, on fol. 3002.‏ 
Safi Kulibeg, with the takhallus Safi, son of Mu-‏ .794 
hammad “Alibeg, was wazir of Yazd under ‘Abbas 11, on‏ 
fol. 3014, 795. Bawâdikbeg Shâmlü, with the takhallus‏ 
Nasim, was some time in the service of Hasankhân‏ 
Shâmlü, the governor of Hardt, died in Shah ‘Abbas‏ 
reign, on fol. 301°. 796. Sababbeg, the grandson‏ 115 
of Tahmâsp Kulikhan, at the same time, on fol. 301».‏ 
دم Pabandarkhan, of the Safawi family, on fol.‏ .797 
Hasanbeg, pupil of Mirza Ibrahim Hamadâni, on‏ .798 
fol. 3015, 799. Diya of Kazwin, on fol. 302%. 800.‏ 
Mirza Zain-al'âbidin, with the takhalluş Taslim, son of‏ 
Mirza Muin Muhammad, the wazir of Begtashkhân,‏ 
governor of Baghdad, on fol. 3024. 801. Mirza Hadi,‏ 
son of Mirza Rafi‘ Sadr Shahrastâni, went at the end‏ 
of his life to India and gained the favour of prince‏ 
Murâdbakhsh, on fol. 3022. 802. Mirzâ Mahdi, with‏ 
Mirzâ Sadr-‏ .803 دهج the takhallus Hujjat, on fol.‏ 
aldin Muhammad, with the takhalluş Aram, died in‏ 
Shah “Abbâs” time, on fol. 3o2b. 804. Mirzâ Salih,‏ 
with the takhallus Salih of Tabriz, on fol. 3027. 805.‏ 
Mirza ‘Inayat, brother of the preceding poet, on fol.‏ 
Muhammad Rida, with the takhallus‏ .806 .3031 
Fikri of Isfahan, died 100 years old in the reign of‏ 
‘Abbas IT, on fol. 303*. 807. Mulla Shauki of Shüshtar,‏ 
wrote a dibaéa to Khakani’s diwân, on fol. 303».‏ 
Adhambeg, with the takhallus Adham, son of‏ .808 
Shah Kulibeg Turkman (who died in Arabia in Shah‏ 



Kirmân, also known as Shirâzi, on fol. 288% 745. 
Bairambeg Sami‘ of Hamadân, son of Bâkirbeg Rustam 
Khani, who was killed in Kazwin, on fol. 288>. 746. 
Furüghi of Kashmir, one of Shâhjahân's poets, author 
of a mathnawi on Shahjahanabad در تعریف آبادی دار)‎ 
شاهچهان آباد‎ ENİ), on fol. 288%. 747. Aba Talib 
Kalim of Hamadân, lived in Kâshân, came in the 
beginning of Jahângir's reign to India, and joined the 
service of Rüh-alamin, accompanied him, A. H. 1028, to 
‘Irak, returned two years after to India, and was 
honoured by the title of ‘king of poets,’ died A.H. 
1061 in Kashmir ; his tomb is close by those of Kudsi, 
Salim, and Ghani, on fol. 289%. 748. Mirza Hasan 
Wahib, brother of Mirzâ Husain, under Shah Safi, died 
in Yazd, on fol. 2922, 749. Zâghi Kahwaji of Isfahan, 
the favourite of the preceding poet, on fol. 292». 750. 
Mirza Jan, with the takhallus Bahâ'i, brother of Hasan 
Wahib, was a short time wazir of Kâshân, died young, 
on fol. zg2b. 751. Mirzâ Ibrahim Adham of Hamadan, 
son of Mir Radi of Artimân, went to India in the 
middle of Shâhjahân's reign, died A.H. 1060; he left a 
diwân, a mathnawi, and a رساقی نامه‎ on fol. 293% 
752. Tâ'ib Tafrusi (or Tafrushi), went to India under 
Jahangir, on fol. 294%. 753. Mulla Darki of Kumm, 
on fol. 2949. 754. Mulla Kausi of Tabriz, was some 
time in the service of Aka Husain in Isfahan, on fol. 
294», 755. Mulla Mirak Jân, with the takhallus Mir 
of Balkh, lived forty years in Isfahân, under Shih 
“Abbâs and Shah Safi, died A.H. 1061, on fol. 294», 
756. Maulânâ ‘Abd-alhakk, born in the district of 
Isfahan, died A.H. 1063, in the reign of Shah “Abbâs II : 
he was an intimate friend of Mulla Muhammad Sharif, 
on fol. 2954. 757. Darwish Muhammad Silih, died 
in the reign of Shah “Abbâs TI, on fol. 295%. 758. 
Mirza Sadik Dast-i-ghaib, a cousin of Mirzâ Nizâm, was, 
like his father, chief kâdi of Shiraz, went under Shah 
“Abbas TI to India, and died in Lâhür, on fol. 295%. 
759. Mulla Sirati, contemporary with Tâlib Kalim, 
under Shahjahan, on fol. 295%. 760. Muhammad Taki, 
with the takhallus Ghâfilâ of Tâlakân, died under Shah 
‘Abbas TI, on fol. 296°. 761. Haji Bind, an Indian, 
made the pilgrimage to the holy cities three times, died 
in Ahmadabad in Gujarat, on fol. 296%. 9, Sayyid 
Jalal Ridâ'i,on fol. 296. 763. Muhammad Sa'id, known 
as Sa'idkhân Kuraishi Multâni, one of Shâhjahân's 
servants, on fol. 296>. 764. Zamânâ of Bukhara, went 
to India under Shâhjahân, on fol. 296”. 765. Muham- 
madbeg, with the takhallus Hakiki of Türân, lived in 
Ahmadabad under Shâhjahân, on fol. 296>. 766. 
Sayyâh, one of Shâhjahân's poets, on fol. 297°. 767. 
Mulla Dânâ, at the same time, on fol. 2979. 768. Mulla 
Sajid of Kazwin, at the same time, on fol. 297%. 769. 
Muhammad Husain, with the takhallus Mashhadi, 
went to India at the same time, on fol. 297. 770. 
Shah Husain, with the takhallus Munâsib of Samar- 
kand, went to India under Shâhjahân, on fol. 297. 
771. Mulla Muhammad Hasan, with the takhallus 
Shâdâni of Jaunpür, at the same time, on fol. 297. 
772. Muhammad Takibeg Nash’ah (نهاه)‎ of Türân, at 
the same time, on fol. 297, 773. Mir “Abd-alrahim 
Jaishi, pupil of Mulla Hâli, one of Shâhjahân's poets, 
on fol. 2907. 774, Khulki, on fol. 297b. 775. Mir 


The anthology itself begins on fol. 13%, is alphabeti- 
cally arranged according to the names of the authors, 
and contains extracts of different kinds from the diwans 
of the following 755 poets: 

1. Ahli Shirazi, on fol. 132. 2. Ahli Khurâsâni, 
who lived under Sultân Husain Mirzâ Baikarâ, on fol, 
14% 3. Khwâjah Asafi, son of Khwâjah Mukim, died 

under Sultân Husain Mirza, on fol. 15>. 4. Ahi of 
Shiraz, in the same reign, on fol. 16b. 5. Akhund 

Shafi'â Athar of Shiraz, on fol. 17>. 6. Mir Muham- 
mad Bâkir Dâmâd, with the takhallus Ishrâk, under 
Sultân “Abbâs, on fol. 182, 7. Amin-aldin Dadai of 
Yazd, on fol. 184, 8. Abü-almafâkhir of Rai, under 
Sultân Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad Abü-alfath bin Malik- 
shah, on fol. 18>. و‎ Shaikh Abi Sa'id Abü-alkhair 
of Mahna, on fol. 18>. 10. Ustad Arshadi of Trans- 
oxania, author of a work on poetry, entitled حداکق‎ 

peel رالستر در صنائع‎ on fol. وو‎ 11. Tbn Nastih, 
contemporary with Salman of Sawa and panegyrist of 
Sultan Abü Sa'idkhân, on fol. 192, 12. Mirza Ibrahim of 
Badakhshan, on fol.19>. 13. Amir Hajj, of the Janâbid 
of Tfin, whose name was Kutb-aldin, under Sultân Husain 
Mirza, on fol. gb. 14. Khwâjah Afdal-aldin Muham- 
mad Kashi, on fol. rgb. 15. Shaikh Auhadi of Marâgha, 
a pupil of Shaikh Auhad-aldin Kirmâni, on fol. ۰ 
16. Shaikh Abü-alnaşr Ahmad ibn Abü-alhasan, called 
Ahmad Nâmaki Jami, on fol. 208, 17. Aminâi of Najaf, 
son of Maulana Mahmüd, on fol. 260 18. 45 
Adham of Kazwin, on fol. zob. 19. Akhtari of Yazd, 
contemporary with Shah “Abbâs; he went to India and 
entered the service of Mir Jumlah Shahrastani, on fol. 
20h, 20. Maulana Umidi of Rai, on fol. 20>. 21. 
Hakim Auhad-aldin Anwari Khâwari, under Sultân 
Sanjar, died .مه‎ 547, on fol. 219, 22. Maulana Mu- 
hammad Akdas, called Akdasi of Mashhad, on fol. 21». 
23. Asadbeg of Kazwin, went to India under Akbar, 
on fol. 21>. 24. Anisi Shâmlü, on fol. 22% 25. Mir 
Abü-alhasan Farahani, lived under Shah “Abbâs, on 
fol. 228. 26. Shaikh Abü-alkâsim Kâzarüni, on fol. 

22b. 27. Ahmadkhân Husaini, pâdishâh of Gilân, on 
fol. 22b. 28. Mulla Amân-allâh of Kuhistân, on fol. 
22b, 29. Khwâjah Afdal-aldin Muhammad Turk of 

Isfahan, on fol. 239, 30. “Abd-alrasül Istighnâ, on fol. 
239. 31. Mulla Agahi of Hardt, on fol. 23%. 32. 
Abü-alfaraj bin Mas'üd Rüni, panegyrist of Abü “Ali of 
Simjür (1), on fol. 23% 33. Shaikh Abi Hâmid Auhad- 
aldin of Kirmân, a pupil of Suhrawardi, on fol. 23». 
34. Ani of Hardt, on fol. 23b. 35. Mir Asiri of 
Taharân, with his original name: Amir Kâdi, son of 
Kâdi Mas'üd Saifi Hasani, went to India and entered 
Akbar’s service, on fol. 23b. 36. Maulânâ Ummati 
Turbati, a contemporary of Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 23. 
37. Amir Mahmüd, called Ibn Amin, on fol. 23>. 38. 
Mir Amani of Isfahan, whose real name was Mir Sharif, 
on fol. 249, 39. Afsari of Kirman, on fol. 24%. 40. 
Kasim Arslan of Mashhad, was in Akbar’s service, on 
fol. 24%. 41. Mirza Akbar, an inhabitant of Kazwin, 
on fol. 242. 42. Mirza Sharif Ilhâm of Isfahan, on fol. 
249. 43. Muhammad ‘Alibeg Afsar of Işfahân, went 
to India under “Alamgir, on fol. 242. 44, Haidar “Ali 
Azhari, under Jahangir, on fol. 24% 45. Ibrahim 

Adhur, on fol. 24>. 46. Mir ‘Iméd-aldin Mahmüd bin 



“Abbâs” reign), on fol. 303P. 809. Mirza Shams-aldin 
Shahrastâni, son of Mirza Muhammad Ridâ'i, a descen- 
dant of Mir ‘Inayat-allah Shahrastani by his father, and 
of Mirza Rafi‘ Sadr by his mother, on fol. 303. 810. 
Haji Muhammad “Ali of Işfahân, went to India under 
Shahjahan, on fol. 3049. 811. Maulana Shugüni of 
İrân, went to India under Shahjahan, died a few years 
after A.H. 1060, on fol. 304». 

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.(رياض الشعرا) Riyâd-alshu'arâ‏ 

A large biographical work on ancient and modern 
Persian poets, with numerous and valuable specimens, 
composed by ‘Ali Kuli (or Kulikhân) of Daghistan, 
with the takhalluş Walih, and completed A.H. 1161= 
A.D. 1748. The author was born A.H. 1124 =A. D. 
1712, 1713, and died A.H. 1169 or 1170—A.D. 1756 
or 1757. This tadhkirah is arranged alphabetically, 
and contains 2496 biographies. For further details 
see the Journ. of the Roy. As. Soe. ix, p. 143 1 
A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 132. Other copies of the same 
work are in Berlin, Sprenger’s Coll., No. 332, and in 
the British Museum, Rieu i. p. 371. 

A complete index on #f. 1-109, Beginning of the 
tadhkirah on fol. rb: Sle معغل خاطر قدس‎ 5535 


صاحبدلان آگاه حمد ناطقیست که نظم keys?‏ 
هر سب 
کات را ملت کی معنی طراز صورت TN‏ 

No date. 

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gular Nasta‘lik; many small injuries ; size, 14? in. by 82 in. 

(ELLror 402. 


A short fragment of the same. 

This portion of Walih’s tadhkirah goes down to the 
middle of the letter رب‎ and breaks off in the biography 
of Mirza Taki bin Khwajah Kasim of Khurâsân (cor- 
responding to the preceding copy, fol. 732, 1. 20). 

Ff. 67, 1. 25; Nasta'lik; size, 14} in. by 10 in. 

(ErLror 423. 


Muntakhab-alash‘ar الاشعار)‎ 8). 

A poetical anthology, with short biographical notices, 
compiled A.H. 1161 = 4.D. 1748 (see the chrono- 
gram in the last verse on fol. 197: AY سال‎ © 
,(نظم معانی‎ by Muhammad ‘Alikhan bin~ Muhammad 
of Mashhad, with the takhalluş Mubtalâ, comp. fol. 124, 
ll. 12, 13, ete., and entitled Muntakhab-alash'âr or 
selections of poetry. 

Contents : 

Complete index of the poets quoted in this tadhkirah, 
on fol. ۰ 

منتخب : The author's preface on fol. 11>, beginning‏ 
özler‏ حمدی که عندلیبان چمن خوش نوائی به بهترین 

.زمزمه نغمه سرا شوند a‏ 


97. Bisâti of Samarkand, had many disputes with 
Kamal Khujandi, on fol.324. 98. Kadi Badi'-alzamân 
ibn Kâdi Shams-aldin Muhammad Dastâni of Işfahân, 
on fol. 32%. 99. Pairawi (بیروی)‎ of Kazwin, on fol. 
32%. 100. Mir Burhan of Abarküh, on fol. 32%. 101. 
Mirza Bakir, a descendant of the Safawis, on fol. 32». 
102. Bazmi of Karaj, flourished at Shiraz, on fol. 32». 
103. Mulla Haji Bahram of Bukhara, on fol. 32». 
104. Mirza Abü-alhasan Bigâna, related to Mir Abü- 
alma‘ali of Nishâpür, on fol. 326. 105. Muhammad 
Rafi'khân Badhil, went to India under ‘Alamgir, author 
of the حیدری‎ sl», on fol. 326. 106. Badhili of 
Sawa, on fol. 338. 107. Candrabhan, with the takhal- 
lus Brahman, under Shâhjahân, on fol. 33%. 108. 
Mulla Bidil of Balkh, on fol. 332. 109. Bibi Bidili, a 
sister of Shaikh ‘Abdallah Diwana, lived at Harat, 
on fol. 332. 110. Pairawi (comp. No. 99), on fol. 33. 
111. Burhân-aldin of Ardalân, on fol. 33%. 112. Dar- 
wish ‘Ali, called Pir-i-sadsâla, the centenary, in ‘Ali- 
shir's time, on fol. 332. 113. Pir Dihkan, on fol. 33. 
114. Bikasi of Sabzwar, on fol. 33>. 115. Pairawi of 
Sawa, on fol. 33>. 116. Mirza Mahdi Bayan, Aba 
Tâlib Kalim’s nephew, on fol. 33>. 117. Maulana 
Payâmi of Harât, on fol. 33. 118. Sharaf-aldin Payam 
of India, on fol. 33>. 119. Mirza ‘Abd-alkadir Bidil 
of Dihli, on fol. 342. 120. Mirzâ Muhammad Sa'id 
Hakim of Kumm, son of Hakim Muhammad Bakir, 
with the takhallus Tanha, one of Shah “Abbâs 6 
physicians, on fol. 34>. 121. Tajalli Kashi, a pupil 
of Maulana Naziri of Nishâpür, on fol. 34>. 122. Mir 
Tashbihi Kashi, on fol. 34>. 123. Tajalli Lâhiji, went 
to India, on fol. 359, 124. Ibrahim Tasalli of Shiraz, 
on fol. 35%. 125. Aka Taki of Isfahan, on fol. 359. 
126. Mir Muhammad Bakir Tabi‘ of Kumm, on fol. 
352. 127. Mulla ‘Ali Rida Tajalli, a pupil of Aka 
Husain Khwânsâri, on fol. 359. 128. Taki Auhadi, 
the author of the celebrated tadhkirah (called here 
,(عرفات‎ on fol. 35b. 129. Mirza Muhsin Ta'thir, on fol. 
35%. 130. Adina Kuli Tâbi'i Khwânsâri, on fol. 35). 
131. “Abd-allatifkhân Tanhâ, nephew to Mirza Jalal 
Asir, on fol. 35b. 132. Khwajah Husain Thanâ'i of 
Mashhad, contemporary with Faidi, ‘Urfi, etc., was 
first in the service of Sultân Ibrahim Mirzâ (with the 
takhallus Jahi, see No. 140), and went later on to 
India, on fol. 364, 133. Mir Afdal Thabit, born at 
Dihli; his family was originally of Allahabad, on fol. 
36>, 134. Mir “Ali ‘Azim Thabât, son of Mir Afdal 
Thabit, lived at Dihli, on fol. 36%. 135. Maulana 
“Abd-alrahmân Jâmi, on fol. 36. 136. Mir Sayyid 
Muhammad Thâkib, a pupil of Mir Muhammad Tahir, 
on fol. 36> margin. 137. Mulla Jalâlkhân Jamali of 
Dihli, contemporary with Jami, on fol. 437. 138. 
Maulana Jalâl-aldin Muhammad of Balkh, that is Jalâl- 
aldin Rimi, with the takhalluses Shams and Maulawi, on 
fol. 438. 139. Mirza Ja'far Badi‘-alzaman of Kazwin, 
called Âşafkhân, on fol. 449. 140. Sultân Ibrahim 
Mirza Jâhi, a brother of Shah Isma'il II, the son of 
Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 44>. 141. Mirzâ Ja‘far of 
Taharan, on fol. 44>. 142. Jani of Bukhara, on fol. 
44>. 143. Cakari of Shiraz, on fol. 459. 144. Jismi 
of Hamadân, on fol. 45%. 145. Mulla Ja'fari of Sawa, 
under Shih ‘Abbas, on fol, 452. 146. Maulana 



Hujjat-allâh, with the takhallus ahi of Hamadan, 
on fol. 24>. 47. Mulla Muhammad Sa‘id Ashraf, son 
of Muhammad Salih of Mazandaran, went to India 
under ‘Alamgir and passed the last part of his life at 
Isfahan, on fol. 24>. 48. Mulla Abü-alhasan Fadil of 
Kâshân, son of Mulla Ahmad Fadil of Mahna, on fol. 
252. 49. Mirzâ Ahsan-allâh, with the takhallus Ahsan 
and the epithet Zafarkhân, one of the great Amirs of 
Jahangir and Shâhjahân, on fol. 252. 50. Muhammad 
Tâhir ‘Inayatkhan Ashnâ, a son of the preceding poet, 
on fol. 258. 51. Mirza Ibrahim Adham, son of Mir 
Radi of Artimân, went to India under Shâhjahân, on 
fol. 253. 52. Khwâjah Abi Nasr of Mahna, the son 
of Khwâjah Mu'ayyad, on fol. 259. 53. Maulana 
Abdal, on fol. 25>. 54. Maulana Atashi, under Shah 
Ismail, on fol. 25>. 55. Mir Abü-alma'âli, at Shah 
‘Abbas’ court, on fol. 25>. 56. Mir Abü-alhâdi, on fol. 
25>. 57. Maulana Ismi of Hardt, on fol. 25>. 58. 
Maulana Ahli of Tarshiz, on fol. 25>. 59. Athir-aldin 
Muhammad Akhsikati, contemporary with Khakani, on 
fol. 25>. 60. Âfati of Tün, on fol. 26%. 61. Maulana 
Asiri of Mashhad, on fol. 262, 62. Agha Ibrahim 
Azhar, on fol. 26%. 63. Adâ'i of Samarkand, on fol. 
26%, 64. Haji Isma'il of Kazwin, under Shah Tahmasp, 
on fol. 262. 65. Afsari, on fol. 264. 66. Haidarbeg 
Anis of Tabriz, a friend of Shih Tahmasp, on fol. 26% 
margin. 67. Amir Mu'in-aldin Ashraf of Shiraz, on 
fol. 26% margin. 68. Mir Ashki of Kumm, on fol. 26% 
margin. 69. Jalâl-aldin Akbar pâdishâh, the son of 
Humayin, on fol. 26, 70. Shaikh Jalâl-aldin Adhuri, 
on fol. 26. 71. Asli of Mashhad, on fol. 26>. 72. 
Hasan Sanjar Anisi of Mashhad, on fol. 26>. 73. 
Maulana Auji of Natanza, under Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 
26>, 74. Ansari of Kumm, on fol. 26>. 75. Anwar 
of Hamadan, on fol. 26%. 76. Mirza Akbar, son of 
Mirza Nasir, on fol. 27%. 77. Mirzâ Abü-alhasan of 
Shiraz, contemporary with Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 272. 
78. Mir Ajri of Yazd, on fol. 278. 79. Mirzâ Niyâz 
Umid of Balkh, on fol. 272. 80. Mullâ Muhammad 
Hâdi of Mashhad, with the takhalluş Ima (Ll), on 
fol. 272, 81. Mirza Isma'il {ma of Isfahan, on fol. 27%. 
82. Mirza Jalal Asir, on fol. 27% 83. Muhammad 
Rida Kizilbashkhân Umid of Hamadân, went to India 
at the beginning of Bahâdurshâh's reign, on fol. 28°. 
84, Sirâj-aldin ‘Alikhan Arzü of Gwalior, became a 
naukar at Dihli, on fol. 282, 85. Pir Muhammad Ulfat 
of Jaunpür, on fol. 28>. 86. Mir Khwâjah Ahmad of 
Lakhnau, on fol. 28>. 87. Khânzamân, with the 
takhallus Amani, the son of Mahâbatkhân, on fol. 28°. 
88. Shaikh Bahâ-aldin Muhammad Âmuli, on fol. 28». 
89. Maulana Kamal-aldin Bannâ'i of Harât, contem- 
porary with Mir “Alishir, used as takhallus in his later 
years Hâli, on fol. 29%. 90. Muhammad Bakir Khurda 
of Kâshân, on fol, 302. 91. ‘Abd-albaki of Naha- 
wand, with the takhallus Baki, the brother of Aka 
Khidr, the wazir of Kâshân, on fol. 319. 92. Pur 
Bahai Jami, was a pupil of Maulana Nür-aldin Kubâ'i 
and contended in poetry with Khwâjah Humâm, on fol. 
31>. 93. Badi‘ of Samarkand, on fol. 31>. 94. Bairam- 
khan. Khankhanan, wazir of Akbarshâh, on fol. 31). 
95. Aka Salih Burhan of Mazandaran, went to India, 
on fol. 31% 96. Bakâ'i of Khwarizm, on fol. 32% 


mâsp, on fol. 69%. 205. Khâdim, on fol. 697. 206. 
Khatami of Isfahan, on fol. 69%. 207. Khusrawi of 
Transoxania, contemporary with “Abdallâhkhân Uzbeg, 
on fol. 69%. 208. Khidri of Lar, under Shah ‘Abbas, 
on fol. 69>. 209. Khwâjüi Kirmâni, pupil of “Alâ- 
aldaulah Simnâni, on fol. 69>. 210. Khwâjazâda 
Kâbuli, under Humâyün, on fol. 69>. 211. Bakirai 
Khalil, with the takhallus Kashi, lived in Mashhad 
under Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 69>. 212. Maulana 
Khaki, a dervish, on fol. 69>. 213. Hakim ‘Umar 
Khayyam, under Sultân Sanjar, on fol. 708, 214. 
Darwish Dahaki of Kazwin (Dahak is a village near 
that town), on fol. 7o% 215. Mirzâ Dânâ (whose 
diwân contains 3000 baits), on fol. ob. 216. Diwâna- 
i-Ishk, on fol. 71>. 217. Mir Radi Danish of 
Mashhad, was in Shahjahan’s service, on fol. 72%. 
218. Mulla Dâ'i of Isfahan, the son of Maulânâ Damiri 
of Isfahan, on fol. 724, 219. Mulla Dâ'i of Shiraz, on 
fol. 72>, 220, Kadi Rukn-aldin Da‘wadar of Kumm, 
with the takhalluş Da'wâ, the panegyrist of the Amir 
Yahyâ-aldin Murtadâ of Kumm, on fol. 72>. 221. 
Dakhli of Isfahan, under Shah Tahmasp, on fol. şeb, 
222. Dâi of Sarakhs, under Shah Ismail, on fol. 72>. 
223. Maulana Dist Muhammad, on fol. 72>. 224. 
Maulana Darki of Kumm, under Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 
72b. 225. Dilshâd Khatun, the daughter of Amir 
‘Ali Jalair and sister of Amir Hasan ‘Ali Jalair, on fol. 
72> margin. 226. Maulana “Alishâh Dhauki of Ardas- 
tan, a contemporary of Shifâ'i, on fol. 734. 227. Amir 
Muhammad Amin Dhauki, a Turkmân. 228. Dhihni 
of Tabriz, on fol. 73%. 229. Mir Muhammad Dhauki 
of Tafrush, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 732. 230. 
Maulana Muhsinbeg Rashki of Hamadân, killed at 
Tabriz in Shah Tahmâsp's time, on fol. 73>. 231. 
Maulana Imâm-aldin Riyâdi of Samarkand, under Shah 
Isma'il Safawi, on fol. 745. 232. Radi-aldin of Nishâ- 
pür, on fol. 74>. 233. Rafiki Kashi, a son of Mir 
Haidar Mu'ammâ'i, on fol. 74>, 234. Khânkhânân 
“Abd-alrahimkhân ibn Bairam Khânkhânân, with the 
takhallus Rahim, on fol. 74>. 235. Mir Razi of Harat, a 
good musician, on fol. 754. 236. Maulana Razi of Shiraz, 
on fol. 75%. 237. Maulana Rami, on fol. 758. 238. 
Maulana Ridâ'i Kashi, on fol. 758. 239. Maulana 
Ridâ'i of Mashhad, contemporary with Taki Auhadi, on 
fol. 758. 240. Rashidâi of Tabriz, on fol. 75%. 241. 
Mir Radi of Artimân, father of Mirza Ibrahim Adham, 
contemporary with Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 75>. 242. 
Mirza Sa'd-aldin Muhammad Rakim, the son of Khwâ- 
jah ‘Inayat Tajâr of Mashhad, was wazir of Khurâsân 
in Shah Sulaiman’s reign, on fol. 762, 243. Kâdi Radi- 
aldin Muhsin of Isfahan, on fol. 762 244, 8 
Raughani, went to India under Akbar, on fol. 76% 
245. Maulana Rühi of Khurâsân, on fol. 76%. 246. 
Gurginbeg Razmi, a son of Siyawush Sultan, on fol. 
764. 247. Mulla Rühi of Hamadan, whose tongue was 
cut off by Ya'kübkhân by order of Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 
762, 248. Mir Rasti of Tabriz, on fol. 76>. 249. Mir 
Muhammad Zaman Rasikh “Âlamgiri, on fol. 76b. 250. 
Mirza Sayyid Rida, a son of Shah Taki, on fol. 6, 
251. Sultân “Alibeg Rahi, a grandson of ‘Ali Kulikhân 
Shâmlü, on fol. 76b, 252. Hasanbeg Rafi' of Kazwin, 
on fol. 76. 253. Malik Muhammad Râbit, on fol. 778, 



Jârübilang of Balkh, on fol. 452. 147. Maulana Jurmi 
of Bukhara, on fol. 452. 148. Maulana Juzwi of ‘Irak, 
on fol. 45%. 149. Mir Ja‘far of Mashhad, on fol. 45. 
150. Jamal of Khwânsâr, on fol. 45%. 151. Jadhbi of 
Khwânsâr, on fol. 45>. 152. Jamal ‘Adud of Yazd, on 
fol. 45>. 153. Ja'farbeg, under Shah Şafi, on fol. 45>. 
154. Jalal of Sistân, on fol. 45>. 155. Mirzâ Dârâb 
Jüyâ, on fol. 45> margin. 156. Jadâ'i of Tabriz, on 
fol. 45> margin. 157. Shaikh Jamâl-aldin, a pupil 

of Shaikh Farid-aldin Shakarganj, on fol. 46%. 158. 
Khwajah Hafiz of Shiraz, on fol. 462, 159. Maulana 
Haidar Kalié, under Shah Isma‘il, on fol. 50. 160. 

Maulana Taki-aldin Muhammad Huzni of Isfahan, 
under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 52>. 161. Mirzâ Hisâbi 
of Natanza, on fol. 538. 162. Khwâjah Amir Hasan 
of Dihli, a pupil of Khwâjah Nizâm-aldin Auliya, on fol. 
53>. 163. Mir Hudüri of Kumm, on fol. 548. 164. 
Kâsimbeg Halati, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 54°. 
165. Mulla Hâtim Kashi, on fol. 558. 166. Hairati 
of Transoxania, in Shah Tahmâsp's service, on fol. 55. 
167. Sayyid Hazini of Astarabad, on fol. 55>. 168. 
Maulana Haji Fütah of Samarkand, on fol. 55. ۰ 
Hayati of Gilân, went to India under Akbar, on fol. 55». 
170. Hadithi of Isfahan, on fol. 56%. 171. Mulla 
Husaini of Yazd, on fol. 56%. 172. Mulla Hakki of 
Khwansar, on fol. 568. 173. Hatimbeg of Ardubad, 
a descendant of Khwâjah Nasir-aldin Tüsi, on fol. ۰ 
174. Shamsai Hâli of Yazd, on fol. 564, 175. Hamidi of 
Kashmir, on fol. 564 margin. 176. Diwâna Husâmi 
(حسامی)‎ Kalandar, on fol. 56b. 177. Hakiri of Tabriz, 
on fol. 56b, 178. Hilmi of Ardabil, lived in Isfahan, 
on fol. 56b. 179. Mulla Husaini Sarraf, contemporary 
with Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 56>. 180. Harfi of Isfahan, 
on fol. 56>. 181. Hijâbi of Ardabil, on fol. 56». 
182. Maulana Hamid-aldin, on fol. 579. 183. 1 
of Sawa, on fol. 57% 184. Akâ Husain Khwânsâri, 
the son of Maulana Jamâl-aldin, on fol. 570, 185. 
Hairâni of Hamadan, in the service of Sultân Ya'küb, on 
fol. 57%. 186. Maulana Haji Muhammad Gilani, under 
Shah Sulaimân, and Sultân Husain, on fol. 584, ۰ 
Shaikh Muhammad “Ali Hazin, born in Işfahân, went 
to India and lived in Shâhjahânâbad at the time when 
this book was written, on fol. 584, 188. Mir Muh- 
tasham ‘Alikhan, with the takhalluş Hishmat, lived at 
Dihli, on fol. 592. 189. Khwâjah Amir Khusrau of 
Dihli, on fol. 59%. 190. Shah Ismail Khatâ'i ibn 
Sultan Haidar Husaini Safawi, on fol. 678 191. 
Hakim Afdal-aldin Khâkâni, died A.H. 582, on fol. 
674. 192. Sayyid Husain Khalis of Mashhad, with 
the epithet Imtiyâzkhân, on fol. 67>. 193. Khusrawi 
of Kain, nephew of Mirza Kasim of Junabid, on fol. 

68%, 194, Khâshi' of Iran, lived in Kashmir, on fol. 
688. 195. Khasmi of Isfahan, on fol. 684 6 

Khidri of Astarâbâd, on fol. 68% 197. 48 
Khidri of Kazwin, on fol. 68>. 198. Khalaf of Tabriz, 
on fol. 68>. 199. Mulla Khidri of Khwânsâr, son of 
Maulana Tajiri, on fol. 68>, 200. Mir Muhammad 
Yüsuf Khalki of Taharân, contemporary with Shah 
Tahmasp, on fol. 68>. 201. Khwâri of Tabriz, on fol. 
68>, 202. Maulânâ Khalâşi, a friend of Muhtasham 
Kashi, on fol. 692, 203. Mulla Khayâli of Bukhara, 
on fol. 69", 204. Mirza Jani Khaki, under Shah Tah- 


India under ‘Alamgir, on fol. و‎ 298. Sirâj-aldin 
Minhaj, on fol. هتو‎ margin. 299. Muhammad Ahsan 
Sâmi", on fol. g1® margin. 300. Salik of Yazd, on fol. 
gt». 301. Sa'idâ Nakshband of Yazd, lived under 
Shah Sulaiman at Isfahan, on fol. gıb, 302. 8 
Sa'id, on fol. gıb, 303. Saili of Khurâsân, on fol. ,و‎ 
304. Shah Hasan Arghün Sipâhi, on fol. gıb, 35 
Maulana Sarwi, on fol. gıb. 306. Khwâjah Sa'd Gul 
of Shiraz, was buried near Sa'di, on fol. gıb. 307. 
Sultan Muhammad of Kumm, under Shah “Abbâs, on 
fol. 929. 308. Sanjari Zâhirâ of Khwânsâr, on fol. 928, 
309. Mulla Sairi of Gulpayagan, on fol. 920, 310. Mir 
Husain Sahwi of Tabriz, on fol. 92% 311. Sa'idâi 
Sarmad, died as a martyr and was buried near the great 
mosque of Shâhjahânâbâd, on fol. 92%. 312. Sâ'irâ of 
Mashhad, went to Isfahan under Shih Sulaimân, on 
fol.g2>. 313. Kurbân ‘Alibeg of Kazwin, called Sag-i- 
lawand (see p. 225, no. 427), on fol. 932. 314. Maulânâ 
Saidi, the cup-maker, on fol. 93". 315. Sayyid ‘Ali- 
khan, went to India under ‘Alamgir, on fol. 93%. 316. 
Lutf‘Alibeg Sami, the son of Isma‘ilbeg the Circassian, on 
fol. 93°. 317. Muhammad Afdal Sarkhwush ‘Alamgiri, 
on fol.93*. 318. Zahid ‘Alikhan Sakhâ, the son of Mirza 
Sa‘d-aldin of Rai, on fol.93>. 319. Mir Sanad Kashi, on 
fol. 93. 320. Sati‘ of Kashmir, died at Shâhjahânâbâd, 
a little before this anthology was compiled, on fol. 93. 
321. Hakim Sharaf-aldin Hasan Shifâ'i, on fol.93>. 322. 
Amir Shahi of Sabzwar, his real name was Aka Malik, 
his father was of Firüzküh, on fol. 96>. 323. Mirza 
Sharaf Zaman bin Kadi Jahan Saifi Husaini of Kazwin, 
on fol. 99% 324. Aka Arjâsp Shâpür of Taharân, 
whose first takhallus was Firibi, on fol. roob. 325. 
Maulana Shahidi of Kumm, was killed in Gujarat, on 
fol. ora, 326. Maulana Sharif of Tabriz, a pupil of 
Lisâni of Shiraz, on fol. rorb, 327. Maulana Sharaf- 
aldin Bafiki, on fol. 123 328. Sharaf-aldin ‘Ali of 
Yazd, a friend of Timür, on fol. 1024. 329. Nasf Aka 
Shani Taklü ر(تکلو)‎ under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. ۰ 
330. Muhammad Ibrahim Shaukat of Isfahan, went to 
India and was killed there by a young Hindi, on fol. 102». 
331. Maulânâ Muhammad “Ali Sakkaki of Shiraz, with 
the takhallus Shikib, on fol. 16027 332. Maulana 
Shahri, on fol. 103%. 333. Abü-alfawâris Shah 
Shuji’ Muzaffari, on fol. 103%. 334. Shâdmân, on 
fol. 103%. 335. Amir Husain Shuhüdi of Isfahan, 
on fol. 103%. 336. Shaikhzâda Pürâni, a son of Shaikh 
Abü Said, on fol. 1031. 337. Shih Murâd of Khwan- 
sar, on fol. 103%. 338. Shâmili, on fol. 103. 339. 
Maulana Shujâ' Kashi, on fol. 103». 340. Mir Shuja’- 
aldin Mahmüd of Isfahan, on fol. 103. 341. Shaikh 
Rubâ'i, contemporary with Shih Tahmâsp, on fol. ۰ 
342. Khwajah Shu‘aib of Jushkan, on fol. 1042. 343. 
Mirza Muhammad Sharif of Taharan, a son of Mirza 
Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad T'timâd-aldaulah, who be- 
longed to Jahângir's Amirs, on fol. 1049. 344. Maulânâ 
Nizâm-aldin Ahmad Sharmi in Shah ‘Abbas’ time, on 
fol. 104%. 345. Shu'üri of Nishâpür, on fol. 104. 
346. Shikibi of Rai, on fol. 104%, 347. Shauki of 
Yazd, a descendant of the wazir Khwâjah Rashid, on 
fol. 1049. 348. Mulla Shaidâ of Akbarâbâd, under 
Shahjahan, on fol. 1o4P. 349. Malik Shujâ' of Sistân, 
on fol. 104. 350, Mir Sayyid Muhammad Shu'lah of 



254. Mirzâ Muhammad Ja'far Râhib, a grandson of 
Mirza Rafi’ Nâ'ini, born at Isfahan, on fol. 772, 255. 
Aka Rida of Tarshiz, on fol. 773. 256. Rafiki of Amul, 
on fol. 77>, 257. Rushdi Sa'dâbâdi of Hamadân, his 
real name was Amir Khalil, on fol. 77b. 258. Sa'd- 
aldin Rahâ'i of Harât, on fol. 77b. 259. Rafi'â of 
Nishâpür, on fol. 77>. 260. Muhammad Arshad Rasâ'i, 
a dervish, on fol. 77b. 261. Mir Muhammad “Ali Râ'ij 
(or Râ'ih according to the index) of Siyâlküt, on fol. 77b. 
262. Hasan ‘Ali Rajâ'i of Harat, on fol. 77>. 263. 
Rafi-aldin of Lunban, on fol. 784, 264. Zamânâi Zar- 
kash (the goldwire-drawer) of Isfahan, on fol. 780. 
265. Zulali of Khwansar, the author of ,معمود و ایاز‎ 
etc., on fol. 784. 266. Zulâli of Harat, on fol. 78. 
267. Zulali Urganji, was a vinegar-seller in Harât, on 
fol. 78>. 268. Muhammad Kasim Zâri of Mashhad, 
lived at Isfahan, on fol. 78>, 269. Bibi Zari, on fol. 
78, 270. Zâl'irâ (or Zâ'ir according to the index) of 
Damaghan, on fol. 78>. 271. Zamani of Yazd, under 
Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 78>. 272. Maulana Zaki of 
Hamadan, on fol. 78>. 273. Zamâni Hinnâtarâsh (one 
who shaves henna) of Tabriz, on fol. 708. 274. Zani- 
khan Kokultash (ALIS, 5), one of Akbar’s Amirs, on 
fol. 799. 275. Shaikh Muslih-aldin Sa'di, on fol. 79%. 
276. Khwajah Jamâl-aldin Muhammad ibn “Alâ-aldin 
Muhammad, with the takhallus Salman of Sâwa, 
panegyrist of Sultân Uwais, on fol. 82°. 277. Maulana 
Sahabi of Astarâbâd, on fol. 84>. 278. Hakim Sanâ'i 
of Ghazna, with the Kunyah Abü-almajd and the name 
Majd-aldin Adam, born in Sultan Mahmüd of Ghazna’s 
time, died A.H. 576 (according to this statement he 
would have reached at least an age of 156 years, for 
Mahmüd died as early as A.H. 421), on fol. 878. 279. 
Muhammad ibn Mw'ayyad Sa'd-aldin Hamawi, a friend 
and companion of Najm-aldin Kubra, on fol. 87>. 280. 
Muhammad Kuli Salim of Taharân, went to India 
under Shâhjahân, died in the Dakhan, on fol. 884 
281. Darwish Saka Caghatai of Bukhara, went to India 
under Humâyün, on fol.899. 282. Haji Aslam Silim, 
one of the Brahmans of Kashmir, who afterwards turned 
Muhammadan, made the pilgrimage and went then to 
India, where he attached himself to prince A‘zamshah, 
on fol. 89>, 283. Aka Bani Sakhun of Shiraz, on fol. 
89>. 284. Mir Jalâl-aldin Siyâdat of Lâhür, under 
‘Alamgir, on fol. مو‎ 285. Sim Mirza ibn Shah 
Isma'il ibn Sultân Haidar Safawi, on fol. وو‎ 286. 
Mahmidbeg Salim, the author of a well-known “Yüsuf 
and Zalikha, was in Shah Tahmâsp's service, on fol. 
go>, 287. Maulana Sairi of Mashhad, on fol. gor. 
288. Maulânâ Salami, whose real name was Shah 
Muhammad, on fol. gob. 289. Sa'd-aldin Alâla, on 
fol. gob. 290. ‘Alambeg Surüri of Kabul, a naukar 
under Jahangir, on fol. 90>. 291. Mir Muhammad 
Hashim Sanjar, a son of Mir Haidar Mut'ammâ'i Kashi, 
on fol. gob. 292. Amir Nizâm-aldin Ahmad Suhaili, 
one of Sultân Husain Mirzâ's Amirs, on fol. gob. 
293. Saki Jarâ'iri, in Akbar's service, on fol. د‎ 
294. ‘Aziz-aldin Sâmi of Kazwin, on fol. gın, 295. 
Mullâ Muhammad Ibrahim Sâlik of Kazwin, went to 
India under Shahjahan, on fol. 912, 296. Mulla ‘Ali Naki 
Sabik of Mazandaran, on fol. دو‎ 297. Mir Sayyid 
‘Ali, with the takhallus Sayyid, of Isfahan, went to 


408. Tabi of Kazwin, a pupil of 
Hakim Shifâ'i, on fol. rrgb. 409. Mirza ‘Abd-albaki, 
with the takhallus Tabib, on fol. rrgb. 410. Maulana 
Zuhüri of Tarshiz, on fol.116% 411. Maulana Zahir- 
aldin Tâhir ibn Muhammad Faryabi, lived under Kizil 
Arslan, on fol. £18. 412. Maulana Muhammadbeg 
Zarifi, went to India under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 
118b, 413. Zahir allâhiji, contemporary with Shah 
Sulaiman, on fol. 118b. 414. Maulana Jamal-aldin 
“Urfi of Shiraz, died A.H. 998, on fol. 1199, 415. 
Shaikh Fakhr-aldin [brahim ‘Iraki of Hamadan, was at 
first a pupil of Shihab-aldin ‘Umar Suhrawardi’s, after- 
wards of Shaikh Bahâ-aldin Zakaryâ of Multan, on fol. 
122», 416. “Abd-alwâsi' jabali, in the service of Bah- 
râmshâh bin Mas'üd bin Muhammad Ghaznawi, on fol. 
123>. 417. Shaikh Farid-aldin “Attâr, on fol. 1242, 
418. Ni'matkhân ‘Ali, a native of Shiraz, but grew up 
and flourished in India in ‘Alamgir’s service, on fol. 
125%. 419. ‘Azimai of Nishâpür, a son of 84 
Kaidi, who was a nephew of Mulla Naziri, on fol. 125», 
420. Muhammad Mu'min ‘Azmi of Shiraz, on fol. 
125, 421. Khwâjah ‘Ismat of Bukhara, on fol. 25>. 
422. Sayyid ‘Ala-aldin, with the takhallus “Alâ, lived 
at Oudh, on fol. 125, 423. Khwâjah ‘Abd- alrahtm 
‘Abid, lived at Dihli, on fol. 126. 424, Shah Muham- 
mad ‘Arif of Shiraz, on fol. 126%, 425. Kadi ‘Abd- 
alkhalik of ګر رود‎ on fol. 1268, 426. Shaikh ‘Aziz- 
aldin Nasafi, a Süfi, on fol. 1262, 427. Mir ‘Abd- 
alwahhâb ‘Inayati of Isfahan, on fol. 1264, 498. “Ali- 
kulibeg Turkman ibn Sultân Khalifah, on fol. 1268, 
429. Hakim ‘Imadi of Ghazna, a panegyrist of “Tmâd- 
aldaulah Dailami, on fol. 126, 430, Maulânâ ‘Arif, 
under Sultan Husain Mirza, on fol. 126>, 431. Mau- 
lana 'Ilmi, at the same time, on fol. 126۲, 432. ‘Ubaid- 
allâhkhân, pâdishâh-i-Türân, son of Mahmüd Sultân 
and grandson of Shah Budâgh Sultan, on fol. 126b, 
433. Maulana ‘mi of Khurâsân, on fol. 126b, 434, 
Shaikh ‘Imad-aldin Fakih of Kirmân, under Shâh 
Shujâ', on fol. 126b. 435. Amir “İsâlang, one of the 
Tarkhân Amirs, on fol, 1274, 436. Kadi Mâsih-aldin 
“İsâ of Sawa, under Sultân Ya'küb, on fol. 127% 437. 
Mir ‘Arif of Yazd, on fol. 127 438, Maulânâ “Ali of 
Bukhara, on fol. 127%, 439. ‘Aridi of Isfahan, on fol. 
1278. 440. Maulana ‘Ashiki of Sistân, attached to 
Badi‘-alzaman, the governor of Sistân, on fol. ۰ 
441. Shaikh Bayazid ‘Arif of Bukhârâ, on fol. ۰ 
442. ‘Abd-alsalam, called Kâdizâda of Samarkand, on 
fol. 127b. 443. “Abdi of Gunâbâd, was in Sultân Tbrâ: 
him Mirzâ Jâhi Şafawi's service, on fol. 127b. 444, 
“Abdi of Abarküh, under Shâh Tahmâsp, on fol. 127», 
445. Mir ‘Abd- alhusain, on fol. 127>, 446. Hasanbeg 
‘Ttabi Takla, was blind, on fol. 127P. 447. Tahmâsp 
Kulibeg “Arshi, under Isma‘il Mirza, on fol. 1284, 
448. Mir “Azmi Kashi, on fol. 128% 449. 7 
Jani ‘Izzati of Kazwin, on fol. 1284, 450. Maulana 
“Ahdi, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 128%, 451. Mau- 
land ‘Ali Ahmad of Dihli, on fol. 1288. 452. “Ubaid 
Zâkâni, on fol. 1284, 453. Karam-allâhkhân ‘Ashik, on 
fol. 1284, 454, Mir Muhammad Tâhir, with the takh- 
allus ‘Alawi, on fol. 1284, 455. ‘Arab Aka of Kirman, 
a dervish, on fol.128>, 456. Ak4 ‘Ali, son of Khwâjah 
‘Abd-alsamad of Gilân, on fol. 128b, 457. Mir 46 

sar, on fol. ۰ 



Isfahan, a son of Mir Safi Tabib, on fol. ro4b. 351. 
Shaukat of Bukhara, on fol. roşb. 352. Hakim Shaikh 
Husain Shuhrat, went from Shirâz to India under 
‘Alamgir, on fol. 105°. 353. Mirzâ Muhammad ‘Ali 
Sa’ ib of Tabriz, on fol. 1052, 354. Mir Saidi of Taha- 
ran, went to India under Shahjahan, and entered the 
service of Jahânârâ Begam, on fol. 1082, 355. Mau- 
lana Şabüri of Tabriz, son of Karâbeg the goldsmith, 
on fol. ro8b. 356. Sadiki of Harât, one of Akbar’s 
panegyrists, on fol. 1098. 357. Sadr-aldin Muhammad, 
on fol. 109%. 358. Muhammad Salih, on fol. 1099, 
359. Mirzâ Sadik, cousin to Mirza Nizâmdast-i- 
ghaib of Shiraz, on fol. 1092. 360. Şabühi of Samar- 
kand, on fol. rog*. 361. Maulana Şafâ'i of Khurâsân, 
on fol. 1092. 362. Khwâjah Muhammad Mirak Şâlihi 
of Khurâsân, under Shâh Tahmâsp, on fol. rogb. 363. 
Maulana Safi of Shirâz, on fol. rogb. 364. Maulana 
Şâbiri, on fol. rogb. 365. Maulânâ Husain Şabühi, a 
very skilful musician, on fol. rogb. 366. Amir Rüzba- 
han Sabri of Işfahân, on fol. rogh. 367. Khwâjah 
Baha-aldin Sabir, on fol. 1109, 368. Maulana Sarfi of 
Sawa, a pupil of Mullâ Muhtasham Kashi, on fol. 
110% 369. Jalâl-aldin Hasan Şalâ'i, under Shah 
“Abbâs, on fol. rrob. 370. Maulana San‘i, on fol. ۰ 
371. Maulana Şan'ati, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 
110۲, 372. Maulana Muhammad Sadik Tausarkâni 
ب(دوسرکانی)‎ Mirzâ Muhammad Waki‘nawis’ nephew, 
on fol. rrob. 373. Şâdikibeg Afshar, was in Shah ‘Abbas’ 
service, on fol. rrob, 374. Mirza Salih of Tabriz, 
on fol. rrob. 375. Masihai Kashi Sahib, was attached 
to ‘Alamgir, on fol. ırob, 376. Shamsâi Safir of 
Tabriz, on fol. 1119, 377. Damiri of Isfahan, under 
Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 1119. 378. Khwâjah “Alâ-aldin 
Şânii, on fol. 1114 margin. 379. “Ali Muhammad 
Diya’i of Multan, on fol. rrrb. 380. Shaikh Nizâm 
Damiri of Balgrâm, on fol. 111۲, 381. Shah Diyâ- 
aldin of Kirman, on fol. 1122. 382. Mir Nizam Diyâ'i 
of Nishâpür, on fol. 1124, 383. Mir Muhammad Tâhir 
of Tâlakân, on fol. 1124, 384. Talib Amuli, cousin of 
Rukn-aldin Masüd Masih of Kâshân, on fol. 1, 
385. Tughra of Mashhad, went to India under Shâhjahân, 
on fol. 113%. 386. Tüsi Khurâsâni, a panegyrist of Bâbar, 

on fol. 1۰ 387. Mir Muhammad Tahir, on fol. 1149, 

388. Mir “Abd-al'ali Tali, on fol. 1142. 389. Shah 
Tahmâsp ibn Shah Isma‘il Safawi, on fol. 1148. 390. 
Maulana Talib of Jajarm, flourished in Shiraz, buried 
near the foot-end of Hafiz, on fol. 1149. 391. Tahir of 
the Dakhan, on fol. 1142. 392. Baba Talib of Isfahan, 
on fol. 1142 margin. 393. Tâhiri of Nâ'in, one of Shah 
“Abbâs” pages, on fol. rr4b. 394. Tahir ‘Attar of Mash- 
had, a pupil of Ummati Turbati, on fol. rr4>. 395. 

Taif of Yazd, on fol. 114P. 396. Tâhirbeg of Ardastan, 

on 01, 1۰ 397. Tabkhi,a cook of Kazwin, on fol. 114), 

398. Maulânâ Tabi of Simnân, on fol. 11 399. 

Tâlib of Gilân, on fol. 1159. 400. Kamâl-aldin Tab'i of 
Sistân, on fol. 1152. 401, Mir Tarzi of Shiraz, on fol. 
1152, 402. Tufaili of Hisar, on 101: 1158, 403. Mu- 
hammad Ibrâhim Tulü'i of Kashmir, on fol. 1154, 404. 

Hakim Abü Tâlib of Tabriz, hil to Shah ‘Abbas, 

on fol. 115% 405. Maulana Taufi of Tabriz, under 
Shah Tahmâsp, on fol.r15>. 406. Mirzâ Tâhir Tau- 
sarkâni «(توسرکانی)‎ on 101.11 چ٣‎ 407, Tulü'i of Khwân- 


498. Mullâ “Ali Asghar Fanâ'i,went to India under Akbar, 
on fol. 138", 499. Alshaikh alfadil al'ârif alauhadi 
‘Imad-aldin Fadl-allah of Mashhad, on fol. 138% margin. 
500. Farid-aldin Kâtib, on fol. 1389 margin. 501. 
Fikrat of Shirâz, on fol. 1389 margin. 502. Hakim 
Abü-alhasan Farrukhi, the pupil of ‘Unsuri, on fol. 
139. 503. Fakhr-aldin of Isfahan, on fol. 139%. 504. 
Maulana Farah-allâh of Shüshtar, on fol. 1398. 505. 
Ustad Najm-aldin Falaki of Shirwan, on fol. 1399. 
506. Mulla Fathi of Ardastân, on fol. 1399. 507. 
Faridünkhân, on fol. 139%. 508. Amir Kamâl-aldin 
Husain Fanâ'i of Harât, contemporary with Sultân 
Husain Mirza, on fol. 1398. 509. Fârighi of Mar‘ash, 
on fol. 1390. 510. Mir Fâ'id of Natanza, on fol. 1399. 
511. Fardi of Mashhad, on fol. 139. 512. Mir Mah- 
müd Fuzüni of Sabzwâr, on fol. 139%. 513. Mahmüd- 
beg Fusüni of Tabriz, went to India, and entered into 
Jahângir's service, on fol. 139% 514. Fudüli, on 
fol. 1398. o 515. Fahmi of Kâshân, a draper وا‎ 
,(فروش‎ contemporary with Hatim Kashi, on fol. 1392. 
516. Mirza Muhammad “Ali Furügh, the son of Mirza 
Muhammad Rida, prince of Ivan, on fol. 139. 517. 
Shaikh Ahmad Fanâ'i of Khalajân, on fol.139>. 518. 
Mulla Muhsin Faid, the nephew of Mulla Diyâ-aldin 
Kashi, and pupil of Mulla Şadrâi of Shiraz, on fol. 139». 
519. Mirza Muhammad Fadil, a son of Muhammad Bâkir 
Sadr, on fol. 139>. 520. Mirzâ Mu'izz Fitrat, a son of 
Mirza Fakhrâ of Kumm, under‘ Alamgir, on fol.139). 521. 
MirShams-aldin Fakir'Abbâsi of Dihli,on fol. 140%, 522. 
Haji Muhammad Jân Kudsi of Mashhad, was king of 
poets at Shâhjahân's court, onfol.14ob. 523. Mulla Kaidi 
of Nishâpür, a pupil of Mullâ ‘Izzati, went to India, 
and entered into Akbar’s service, on fol. 142% 524. 
Mulla Muhammad Kasim of Mashhad, went to India, 
on fol. 142P. 525. Maulana Kirâni of Mashhad, on fol. 
143P. 526. Shih Kasim-i-Anwar, whose name was 
Mu'in-aldin “Ali, on fol. 143P. 527. Katarân Ajali, 
under Sultân Sanjar; he was a native of Tabriz, and 
lived at Balkh, on fol. 143. 528. Mulla Kaust of 
Harât, on fol. 1449. 529. Mirza Kasim ibn Mirza 
Murâd of the Dakhan, one of Jahângir's Amirs, on fol. 
144, 530. Nür-aldin Muhammad Karâri of Gilân, 
the son of Maulana “Abd-alrazzâk, on fol. 144۲. 531. 
Kasim of Mazandaran, on fol. 144>. 532. Maulana 
Kausi of Shüshtar, on fol. 144P. 533. Kurbi of Damâ- 
wand, on fol. 144». 534. Kasimbeg Kismi Afshar, the 
son of Yaktâshkhân, and pupil of Maulana Wahshi, 
on fol. 1458. 535. Mir Kiwâm-aldin Nakib of Isfahan, 
on fol. 145%. 536. Maulana Kadimi ,نبقارچی‎ 0۲ fol. 1452. 
537. Mir Ibrahim Kânüni, the son of Khwajah Misa, on 
fol. 1452. 538. Maulânâ Kâni'i, on fol. 1453. 539. 
Kadi Sanjâni, a descendant of Shah Sanjan, on fol. 
145». 540. Kâsimkhân, son of Sharifkhân of Tabriz, 
on fol. 145P. 541. Maulana Katli of Bukhara, attached 
to ‘Abd-al‘azizkhan Uzbeg, on fol. 145P. 542. ‘Abd- 
alghanibeg Kabül of Kashmir, on fol. 145%. 543. 
Mulla Asad Kâşid of Bukhara, on fol. 145P. 544. 
Shah Muhammad Panâh Kâbil, lived at Shahjahanabad, 
on fol. 145>. 545. Kâsimi of Ardastân, on fol. 145» 
margin. 546. Sirâj-aldin of Kazwin, with the takhallus 
Kumri, on fol. 145 margin. 547. Kasimkhan, on fol. 
145 margin. 548, Shaikh Kamal Khujandi, died 



Khwushnawis (the fair writer) of Kazwin, under Shah 
‘Abbas, on fol. 128b, 458. Nasir ‘Ali, a native of 
Sahrind (so distinctly written here; comp. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 329), lived at Dihli, on fol. 128b. 459. “Ali 
‘Azim, a son of Nâşir “Ali, lived at Shâhjabânâbâd, on 
fol. 129. 460. Mullâ Ghairat of Hamadân, on fol. 
۲292, 461. Muhammad Tahir Ghani of Kashmir, on 
fol. 129. 462. Maulana Ghazâli of Mashhad, was in 
the service of the Khanzaman, Bahadurkhan, and Akbar, 
on fol. 130%, 463. Ghazi Kalandar, flourished at the 
end of Tahmâsp's reign, on fol. 130% 464. Maulana 
Gharibi of Transoxania, on fol. 130. 465. Maulana 
Ghubâri of Ardastân, on fol. 130%. 466. Ghuriri 
Kashi, went to India, on fol. 130>. 467. Mir “Abd- 
alghani of Tafrush, a pupil of Shaikh Abü-alkâsim 
Kâzarüni, with the takhallus Ghani, on fol. 130%. 468. 
Pahlawân Sharaf Ghairati of Shiraz, on fol. 130). 
469. Ghiyâth Kürhalwâ'i (کورحلواتی)‎ of Shirâz, under 
Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 1314. 470. Ghazali of Harât, on 
101: ۲818, 471. Ghadanfar ,کلچاری‎ on fol. 1318, 472. 
Muhammad Taki Ghâfilâ Zâhirâ of Tâlakân, under 
Shah “Abbâs Il, on fol. 1319, 473. Mir “Abd-alghani, 
attached to “Abbâs, on fol. 1319. 474. Ghanimat of 
India, on fol. 131». 475. Shaikh Farid-aldin Shakar- 
ganj, the spiritual teacher of Shaikh Nizâm-aldin 
Auliyâ, on fol. 131۲۰ 476. Hakim Abü-alkâsim Fir- 
dausi of Tus, died at Tis یم‎ 411 (a very interesting 
kaşidah by him is given here in full length, edited and 
translated by Dr. H. Ethé, in the Transactions of the 
Munich Academy, Sitzungsberichte der histor.-philos. 
Classe, 1873, pp. 635-640), on fol.r31>. 477. Baba Fi- 
ghani of Shiraz, under Sultân Ya'küb, on fol.r3ıb. 478. 
Shaikh Faidi ibn Shaikh Mubarak, a descendant of 
Kadi Hamid-aldin Nâküri, was in Akbar's service, on 
fol. 133. 479. Abi Turdbbeg Firkati, the son of 
Mirza “Alikhân of Anjudân; his first takhallus was 
Kami, on fol. 1358. 480. Mirza Fasihi Anşâri of 
Harât, contemporary with Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 133P, 
481. Maulana “Abd-alrazzâk Fayyâd Lâhiji (also 
Kummi), a pupil of Mulla Şadrâi of Shiraz, on fol. 
136%, 482. Calabibeg Fârigh, well known as the علام‎ 
of Tabriz, a pupil of Mulla Mirzâ Jan, on fol. 136». 
483. Mukimai Fauji, the son of Mulla Kaidi, who was 
the nephew of Mulla Naziri of Nishâpür, on fol. 6۳, 
484. Furüghi “Attâr, on fol. 1378. 485. Mirza Nari 
Fatwa, a nephew of Shaikh Bahâ-aldin, on fol. 1378. 
486. Fakirt of Tabriz, under Shih Tahmâsp, on fol. 
1379. 487. Maulana Fârighi, on fol. 1379. 488. Mau- 
Jana ‘Ali Faidi Turbati, on fol. 137b. 489. Fighâni of 
Kashmir, went to India, on fol. 137. 490. Shaikh 
Abü-almuwahhid Fârighi, the uncle of Shaikh Zain- 
aldin Khwafi, was in Humâyün's service, on fol. 137». 
491. Jamilah Khanam Fasihah of Isfahan, contempo- 
rary with Shih “Abbâs, on fol. 137>. 492. Imâm 
Muhammad Abü ‘Abdallah ibn alhasan alkuraishi alta- 
mimi albakri Fakhr Râzi, on fol. 137. 493. Amir 
Fadl-allah Müsawi, on fol. 138°. 494, Kadi Ahmad 
Fighari of Asfara’in, contemporary with Shah Tahmasp, 
on fol. 138% 495. Nizam-aldin Amir ‘Alishir Fâni, 
on fol. 1382, 496. Fahmi of Samarkand, on fol. 1389, 
497. Maulana Pâdishâh Fârighi of Tabriz, on fol. ۰ 


Malik Taifür of Anjudân, brother of Mirzâ Dâi, on 
fol. 1639. 596. Mir Muhsin of Mashhad, in Akbar's 
service, on fol. 1632. 597. Pahlawân Madhâki of Işfa- 
han, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 163%. 598. Munâsib 
of Kashmir, on fol. 163>. 599. Shaikh Muhammad 
Shirin Maghribi, on fol. 163». 600. Muhsin of Kâshân, 
on fol. 163b. 601. Mihnati, on fol. 163P. 602. Mah- 
shari of Khwânsâr, on fol. 163P. 603. Mirzâ Mukim 
of Isfahan, in the service of Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 
164% 604. Hasanbeg Shakar Oghli, with the takhal- 
lus Mukimi, on fol. 1642. 605. Khwajah Mas‘idbeg of 
Bukhara, on fol. 1643, 606. Mai-i-Kalâl, under Jahân- 
gir, on fol. 1643. 607. Khwâjah Majd-aldin Hamgar 
Fârsi, contemporary with Atâbeg Sa'd bin Abü Bakr 
Zangi, on fol. 1641. 608. Amir Fakhr-aldin 04 
ibn Abi Bahman alkirmâni, on fol. 1644. 609. Khwâ- 

jah Mu“in-aldin Cishti alsijzi, went from Cisht to 

India, and settled in Ajmir, on fol. 164b. 610. Piéa 
Mahti, Sultân Sanjar's sweetheart, on fol. 164b. 611. 
Majlisi of Harât, on fol. 164b. 612. Darwish Majnün 
of Samarkand, on fol. 164». 613. Muhammad Mu'min 
Mirza ibn Sultân Husain Mirza, on fol. 1658. 614. 
Maulana Mu‘ini of Shiraz, on fol. 1659, 615. Mir 
Makbül of Kumm, at the time of Sultan Husain Mirza, 
on fol. 165%. 616. Khwajah Manşür of Tüs, on fol. 
1659. 617. Kadi Mirzâda, on fol. 165%. 618. Mithali 
of Kâshân, on fol. 165%. 619. Mubarak Shirin, on fol. 
165%. 620. Maulânâ Majd-aldin of Khwâf, went to 
India, and was received at Akbar's court, on fol. 165». 
621. Maulana Mas‘id of Harât, author of a mathnawi 

on 1,‏ رشمس وقمر and of a mundzarah‏ ریوسف و 
Mulla Majlisi of Isfahan, a pupil of Muh-‏ .622 .165 
tasham Kashi, on fol. 165%. 623, Kulikhânbeg Mujrim‏ 
bin Hasan Sultân Shâmlâ, on fol. 165%. 624. Darwish‏ 
Maksüd Tirgar (the arrow-maker) of Harât, on fol.‏ 
165b. 625. Maulânâ Malik of Khwâf, on fol. 1662,‏ 
Mahwi of Hamadân, with his real name Mir‏ .626 
Mughith-aldin, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 1662, 627.‏ 
Masih, a piece-broker, of Shiraz, on fol. 166%, 628.‏ 
Maulana “Abd-al'ali Mahwi of Ardabil, under Shah‏ 
“Abbâs, on fol. 1664, 629. Maulana Muhammad Safi‏ 
of Mazandaran, went to India, and died in Kashmir in‏ 
Jahangir’s time, on fol. 1664, 630. Maulânâ Muham-‏ 
mad Hadi, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 166. 631.‏ 
Khwajah Mahmüd, contemporary with Tahmasp, on‏ 
fol. 166, 632. Murâdi Bafiki, elder brother of Mau-‏ 
lana Wahshi, on fol. 1665. 633. Mir Muhammad‏ 
Ma'şüm of Kâshân, son of Mir Haidar Mu'ammâ'i, on‏ 
166b, 634. Maksadi of Sawa, on fol. 167% 635.‏ .101 
Maulana Mazhari of Kashmir, contemporary with Muh-‏ 
tasham Kashi and Wahshi Bâfiki, on fol. 1672. 636.‏ 
Malik Mahmüd bin Malikshâh of India, on fol. 1698.‏ 
Maulana Makşüd Khurda Kashi, contemporary‏ .637 
with Muhtasham, on fol. 1674, 638. Maulana Malik‏ 
Muhammad of Tün, on fol. 1672. 639. Maulana Mul-‏ 
hami of Tabriz, was in the service of the governor of‏ 
his town, Pir Budâkkhân, on fol. 167P. 640. Muham-‏ 
mad Sultan, younger brother of Muhammad Amin‏ 
Sultân Turkman, on fol. 167b. 641. Maulawi Sistâni,‏ 
i.e. Haji Ahmad, on fol. 167b. 642. Mawâli, on fol.‏ 
167b. 643. Malüli of Isfahan, i.e. Khalifah Asad-‏ 
allah, on fol. 167, 644, Murtada Kulikhân, son of‏ 


A.H. 792, on fol. 146%. 549. Maulânâ Muhammad ibn 
‘Abdallah Kâtibi of Nishâpür, the panegyrist of Timür, 
Shahrukh Mirza and Baisunghar Mirza, on fol. 1478. 
550. Kamâl-aldin Isma'il of Işfahân, with the epithet 
Khallâk-alma'âni, on fol. 1488. 551. Abi Talib Kalim, 
went to India under Shâhjahân, on fol. 1509. 552. 
Hasanbeg Kirami, of the Shâmlü tribe, was in Jahân- 
gir's service, on fol. 1529, 553. Maulana Kasim Kâhi 
of Kabul, was in his early youth a pupil of Maulana 
Jami, on fol. 1528. 554. Kubâdbeg Kaukabi, a native 
of Karaj, went to India under Jahangir, on fol. 152”. 
555. Maulana Kalami of Isfahan, the brother of Sa- 

lami, on fol. 152%, 556. ‘Abd-alrahim Kamgü of 
Kashmir, on fol. 152. 557. Maulana Kasib of Yazd, 

on fol. 152». 558. Maulana Mir “Ali, with the takhallus 
Kâtib, contemporary with Sultan Husain Mirza, on fol. 
152». 559. Maulana Kashi of Mashhad, on fol. 1532. 
560. Amir Khwajah Kalan of Transoxania, became 
governor of Kandahar under Babar, on fol. 1532. 561. 
Mulla Kaka of Kazwin, on fol. 153%. 562. Maulana 
Kisra Kashi, a descendant of Ahli Shirazi, on fol. 1539. 
563. Kami of Sabzwâr, went to India, on fol. 1532. 
564, Kami Lahiji, on fol. 1538. 565. Mulla Kamâl- 
aldin Husain, on fol. 1532 margin. 566. Maulana 
Kamali of Sabzwar, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 153°. 
567. Karami Kashi, on fol. 153P. 568. Muhammad 
Kazim of Kumm, a pupil of Mirzi Muhammad Sa'id, 
on fol. 153. 569. Kaifi of Sistân, went to India 
under Jahangir, on fol. 153». 570. Mirza Kamran 
Güyâ, brother of Mirzâ Dârâb Jüyâ, on fol. 153. 571. 
Maulana Lisani of Shiraz, teacher of Maulana Sharif of 
Tabriz, on fol. وود‎ 572. Hakim Lâ'ik of Balkh, in 
the service of Imam Kulikhân, on fol. 154>. 573. 
Lutfi of Shiraz, on fol. 154>. 574. Kadi Lutf-allah of 
Bukhara, was professor at the madrasah of ‘Abd-al- 
‘azizkhan, on fol. 154P. 575. Agha Latif of Isfahan, on 
fol. 154P. 576. Maulana Lutfi of Mashhad, on fol. 
154». 577. Maulana Muhtasham Kashi, under Shah 
Isma'il and Shah Tahmasp, died A.H. 996, on fol. 154». 
578. Hakim Rukn-aldin Mas'üd Masih Kashani, a son of 
Hakim Nizam-aldin “Ali, was in Shah “Abbâs” service, 
and the teacher of Sa’ib, on fol. 156. 579. Maulana 
Shaikh Abu Hayat Mani of Shiraz, contemporary with 
Shah Isma‘il, on fol. 157». 580. Maulana Mirza Mu- 
hammad Majdhüb of Tabriz, on fol. 1582. 581. ۸ 
Kuli Maili, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 159%. 582. 
Maulânâ Malik of Kumm; Zuhiri was his pupil and 
son-in-law, on fol. 1609, 583. Mirza Malik Mashriki 

of Mashhad, under Shah “Abbâs, on 101.160 584. 
Mirzâ Muhammad Mukhlis Kashi, on fol. 1612. 585. 
Murtada Kuli, on fol. 1612, 586. Mulla Mufid of 

Balkh, went to India under ‘Alamgir, on fol. 161». 
587. Murshid Yazdajirdi, was in Mirza Ghâzi's service, 
on fol. 161۲, 588. Mulla Mufrad of Hamadan, spent 
the greater part of his life at Isfahan, under Shah 
Sulaiman, on fol. 162. 589. Mahshari of Nishâpür, on 
fol. 162۲, 590. Sultan Mustafa Mirza ibn Shah Tah- 
masp, the brother of Shah Isma‘il TI, on fol. 162. 
591. Musawwir of Kâshân, on fol. 162», 592. Muzaffar 
Husain Kashi, with the takhallus Muzaffar, a dervish, 
on fol. 162۲, 593. Maliki of Sirkân, on fol. 162». 
594. Mushfiki of Bukhara, was under ‘Abdallahkhan 
the king of poets of Turkistan, on fol. 163% 595. 


of the mathnawi سوزوگداز‎ and a نامه‎ (Le, on fol. 1790. 
692. Piéa Nihâni, on fol. 1802, 693. Maulana Niki of 
Işfahân, on fol. 180% 694. Mulla Nazim of Harat, 
was in ‘Abbas Kulikhân's service, on fol. 180% 695. 
Muhammad Husain Nauras, lived in Isfahan, on fol. 

180% 696. Mir Zain al'âbidin Nashâ of Isfahan, on 
fol. 1802, 697. Mir Nasibi Nürbakhshi of Shiraz, on 
fol. 180%. 698. Maulana Nauras of Kazwin, joined 

the service of the “Âdilshâhs in the Dakhan, on fol. 
1808, 699. Maulana Nutki of Nishâpür, contemporary 
with Haji Muhammad Jan Kudsi, on fol. 1804, 700. 
Maulana Haji Nigâhi of Harât,on fol. 180%. 701. Sayyid 
Nizim Ghurrah, on fol. 180%, 702. Nihani, sister of 
Khwâjah Afdal, councillor of Sultân Husain Mirza, on 
fol. 18ob. 703. Mir Najât, whose name was ‘Abd-al‘l, 
on fol. 180%. 704. Maulana Wahshi Bafiki, contem- 
porary with Muhtasham, on fol. 181%. 705. Maulana 
Wali Dasht Bayâdi, contemporary with Khwajah 
Husain Thanâ'i, on fol. 1834. 706. Mirzâ Tahir Wahid 
of Kazwin, the wazir of Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 184%. 
707. Mir Sharaf-aldin “Alikhân, with the takhallus 
Wafa, on fol. 184b. 708. Khwâjah Wâlihi of Bukhara, 
called Khwajah ‘Attar, on fol. 186b. 709. Wafâ'i of 
Mashhad, on fol. 186b, 710. Mir Wâlihi of Kumm, on 
fol. 186b, 711. Maulana Wahshi of Jüshkân, on fol. 
1874, 712. Maulana Wasfi, one of the old poets, on 
fol. 1872, 713. Wafâ'i of Isfahan, on fol. 187% 714. 
Walâ'i of Sistân, whose name was Mir Haji Muhammad, 
on fol. 1874, 715. Mir Shah Taki, with the takhallus 
Wajid (or rather Wahid) of Işfahân, under Shah 
Sulaiman, on fol. 187b. 716. Mulla Warithi, brother 
of Kami of Sabzwâr, on fol. 187b. 717. Maulana Wu- 
kü'i of Tabriz, on fol. 187. 718. Walikhân of Karaj, 
on fol. 187. 719. Najaf Kulibeg Wali, was in the service 
of the daughter of Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 187b. o 720. 
Mirzâ Muhammad Rafi‘ Wâ“iZ of Kazwin, the author of 
the رابواب تشن‎ on fol. 1884, 721. Imam Kulibeg 
Wârasta (وارسته)‎ of Rai under Shah ‘Abbas I, on fol. 
1888. 722. Tâlib Wazir, on fol. 188%. 723. Mirza 
Imam Kuli Wahshat, brother of Khalilkhan Bakhti- 
yari, on fol. 1884, 724. Sayyid Hasan ٧۲۵ؤ,‎ on fol. 
1885 margin. 725. ‘Ali Kulikhân, with the takhallus 
Walih, attached to Muhammadshâh in India, on fol. 
188, 726. Maulânâ Muhammad Wajih Nizâmâ- 
bâdi Jaunpüri, a pupil of Mulla Nizâm-aldin of Lakh- 
nau, on fol. 189%. 727. Mirzâ Muhammad “Ali Wafâ 
of İrân, on fol. 18gb. 728. Maulânâ Badr-aldin Hilâli, 
in Amir ‘Alishir’s service, born at Astarâbâd, on fol. 
18gb, 729. Amir Humâyün of Asfarâ'in, was in Sultan 
Ya'küb's service, on fol. 1922, 730. Khwâjah Humâm- 
aldin of Tabriz, a pupil of Khwâjah Naşir-aldin of Tüs, 
and contemporary with Sa'di, on fol.1949. 731. Hâshimi 
of Kâshân, whose name was Mir Nizim-aldin, on fol. 
194». 732. Khwâjah Hashimi, a descendant of Khwajah 
‘Tsmat-allah Bukhari, on fol. 194». 733. Shams-aldin 
Hâshimi of Isfahan, on fol. 194P. 734. Sayyid Hashimi, 
a gold-beater ,(كوفتکر)‎ on fol. 194, 735. Hijri of 
Kumm, a sword-maker, on fol. 194». 736. Mirza Hadi, 
son of Mirzâ Mu‘in-aldin Muhammad Farsi, was wazir of 
Kirmân under Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 194». 737. Mir 
Abü-alhâshim of Abarküh, with the takhallus Hashim, 



Hasan Shâmlü, became governor of Kumm under Shah 
Sulaiman, on fol. 167b. 645. Isma‘il Munsif, son of 
Shamsâ of Shiraz, on fol. 168% 646. Mahdari of Hama- 
dan, under Shah Sulaiman, on fol. 1682, 647. Muham- 
mad Mu'min, a native of Dâmaghân, spent his life at 
Shiraz, on fol. 168%. 648. Muhsinâ of Shiraz, com- 
panion of Muhammad Şabühi, on fol. 1684, 649. Wali 
Muhâmmadkhân Masrür, one of the Shâmlü-Amirs, on 
fol.168%. 650. Mir Muhammad Sa'id Muhit of Isfahan, on 
fol. 168%. 651. Munir of Lâhâr, under “Alamgir, on fol. 

168>, 652. Mukhtar Shüstâni, on fol. 168b, 653. 
Amir Musabbab of Mashhad, on fol. 168>. 654. 

Majnün al'âmiri, whose real name was Kais, on fol. 
1687 655. Maulana Muhammad Mustafa of India, on 
fol. 168b. 656. Rai نذرام‎ Mukhlis, lived at Dibli, on 
fol. 168b. 657. Tajbeg Mamnün Shâhjahânpüri, on 
fol. 169%. 658. Shaikh ‘Abd-alrida Matin, of Arabian 
extraction, born at Isfahan, on fol. 169% 659. Mirza 
Jânjânân Mazhar, lived at Dihli, on fol. 169%. 660. Mirza 
Majidai of Shüshtar, went from İrân to India, and served 
the grand wazir Nawwâb Abü-almanşürkhân Bahadur 
Safdarjang, on fol. 169% margin. 661. Mir Madhüsh, 
brother of Mir Jalal-aldin Siyadat, lived at Lâhür under 
‘Alamgir, on fol. 169% margin. 662. Mubtala, the 
author of this tadhkirah, on fol. 16gb. 663. Shaikh 
Nizâm-aldin Abi Ahmad Nizâmi of Ganja, on fol. 170. 
664. Sayyid Nür-aldin Ni'mat-allâh Wali of Kirman, 
on fol. ,تمد‎ 665. Shaikh Muhammad ibn Ahmad ibn 
‘Ali Nizâm-aldin Auliya, a pupil of Shaikh Farid-aldin 
Shakharganj (sugar - treasure) and spiritual guide of 
Amir Khusrau and Khwâjah Hasan of Dihli, on fol. 
171%, 666. Hakim Nizâm-aldin of Kashan, a cele- 
brated physician of Shah Tahmâsp's time, on fol. 7 ۰ 
667. Maulânâ Naziri of Nishâpür, whose name was 
Muhammad Husain, on fol. ۲71۲ 668. Shaikh ‘Ali 
Naki of Kamarah, on fol. 175P. 669. Shah Nisbati of 
Thanisar, on 101: 1772. 670. Maulana Nisbati of Mash- 
had, under Shah Tahmâsp, on 101 1770. 671. Mirza 
Nizam Dast-i-ghaib of Shiraz, under Shah ‘Abbas, on fol. 
1778, 672. Kadi Nür-aldin Muhammad of Isfahan, 
commonly called Kadi Nir, a pupil of Khwajah Afdal- 
aldin Muhammad Turk of Işfahân, on fol. 177>. 673. 
Nithari of Tabriz, under Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 177. 
674. Niyâzi of Balkh, son of Maulana Sayyid ‘Ali of 
Bukhara, on fol. 178%. 675. Nâfi of Kumm, whose 
name was Âkâ Bakir, a cook, on fol. 1782, 676. Mulla 
Ibrahim Nasir of Shiraz, on fol. 178% 677. Aka 
Husain Nâji, one of ‘Alamgir’s munshis, on fol. 1789, 
678. Nizim Kulâgh of Kazwin, on fol. 178%. 679. 
Maulana Nargisi, on fol. 1782. 680. Nawidi of Tur- 
bat, on fol.178b. 681. Najafi,on fol.178>. 682. Shaikh 
Ahmad Abü-aljanâb Najm-aldin Kubrâ, on fol. 178. 
683. Maulana Ni'mati, flourished after Sultân Husain’s 
time, on fol. 178b. 684. Nazmi of Isfahan, on fol. 
178b. 685. Baba Nasibi of Gilân, on fol. 178b. 686. 
Maulana Nadim of Gilan, under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 
1792. 687. Nidâ'i of Yazd, quoted by Taki Auhadi, on 
fol. 179%. 688. Mulla Nithâri of Tün, on fol. 179°. 
689. Nasirâ of Hamadân, contemporary with Shaikh 
Baha-aldin Muhammad, on fol. 1799. 690. Nürbakhsh, 
on fol. 179%. 691. Maulana Muhammad Rida Nau'i of 
جیوشان‎ (Sprenger spells it Khabüshân), the author 


1. Anwari Khawari, the great panegyrist of Sultân 
Sanjar, on fol. 74, 2. Azraki, under Sultân Tughânshâh 
the Saljük, on fol. gb. 3. Abt Sa'id Mas'üd bin Sa'd bin 
Salman of Lâhür, died A.H. 515, onfol. rıb, 4. Shaikh 
Âdhuri of Asfarâ'in, died A. m. 866, on fol.16b, 5. 

Umidi of Rai, died A.H. 925, on fol. 19%. 6. Adham 
Kashi, died A.H. 969, on fol. 19%. 7. Ulfati of Yazd, 
went to India under Humâyün, on fol. 21>. 8. Mir 

Muhammad Ahsan ijad, died a. H. 1133, on fol. 58 
9. Fakir-allâh Shah Afarin of Lâhür, died A.H. 4 
at Lahtr, on fol. 22b. 10. Asafjah Ghafrânpanâh 
Asaf, died a. به‎ 1161, the 4th of Jumâdâ-alâkhar, on 
fol. 288. (Here is inserted a long account of the 
Mahrattas, including biographies of the following dis- 
tinguished persons: a. Amir-alumara Firüzjang Ghazi- 
aldinkhan Bahadur bin Asafjah, on fol. 415, ۵. ‘Imad-al- 
mulk,son of the preceding Amir, on fol. 42>. e. Nawwab 
Nizâm-aldaulah Nasirjang, Aşafjâh's second son, on fol. 
462, d. Hidâyat Muhyi-aldinkhân Muzaffarjang, Asaf- 
jah’s grandson, on fol. 502, e. Sayyid Muhammadkhan 
Amir-almamâlik, the third son of Asafjah, on fol. ۰ 
g. Sa'âdatkhân 
Burhân-almulk of Nishâpür, on fol. 638. A. Wazir- 
almamâlik A bü-almanşürkhân Şafdarjang, nephew and 
son-in-law of the preceding Khan, on fol.65*. 2. Wazir- 
almamâlik Shujâ'-aldaulah, the son of Abü-almansür- 
khan, with his original name : Mirzâ Jalâl-aldin Haidar, 
on fol. 731. &. Ahmadshâh Durrani, on fol. 82%.) 11. Sirâj- 
aldin'Alikhân Arzü of Akbarâbâd, born A, H. ۲۲01, 0 
1169, the 23rd of Rabi‘-alakhar, on fol. ړو‎ 12. Ishak- 
khan, called Mu’taman-aldaulah, of Shüshtar, died A, H. 
1150, on fol. rorb. 13. Fakir Azad alhusaini alwâsiti 
albalgrâmi, the author of this tadhkirah, on fol. 1027, 14. 
Badr of Jâjarm, the pupil of Majd-i-Hamgar, on fol. 1 ۰ 
15. Bisâti of Samarkand, flourished under Sultân Khalil 
bin Mirânshâh Gurgani, on fol. 118b. 16. Bannâ'i of 
Harât, contemporary with Mir “Alishir, died a. H. 928, 
on fol. 1199, 17. Bâkiyâi of Nâ'in, went to India under 
Jahangir, and flourished under him as well as under 
his successor Shahjahan, on fol. rrgb. 18. Mirza Badi”, 
the son of Mirza Tâhir Naşrâbâdi, flourished under 
Sultân Husain Mirza, on fol. 120% 19. Mirza Abt 
Turâb Baida, friend of the Amir-alumara Dhü-alfakâr- 
khan, the son of the grand wazir Asadkhân, on 01, 
20. Mirza ‘Abd-alkadir Bidil of “AZimâbâd, died A.H. 
1133,onfol.1212. 21. Tardi تردی)‎ or (65,5) of Samar- 
kand, lived under Akbar, on fol. 1359, 22. Mulla Turabi, 
panegyrist of Imim Kulikhân, the ruler of Balkh, on fol. 
135”. 23. Mirzâ Abi Turab, with the two takhalluses 
Ghubâr and Turab, died A. #. 1129, or according to Ârzü's 
Majma'- alnafâ'is, A.H. 1143, on fol. 1355. 24. Mir 
Muhammad Afdal Thâbit of Allahabad, died A.H. 1151 
(according to this chronogram (رحیل ثابت‎ or A.H. 1157, 
on fol. 1364, 25. Mir Muhammad ‘Azim Thabât, the 
son of the preceding poet, died A.H. 1162, on fol. 138. 
26. Maulânâ Jamâl-aldin bin Husâm-aldin of Dihli, 
lived under Sultân Muhammad Tughlukshâh, on fol. 
1403, 27. Shaikh Jamâli of Dihli, whose original 
name was Shaikh Fadl-allah, died A.H. 942, on fol. 140% 
28. Sayyid Hasan of Ghazna, on fol. 1418, 29. Khwâ- 
jah Hafiz of Shiraz, on fol. r41>, 30. Hairati of Tün, 
flourished under Shah Tahmâsp, died A.H. 961, on fol. 


Jf. Nawwâb Asafjâh TI, on fol. 60». 


on fol.195%. 738. Maulana Hawâ'i, brother of Maulana 
Mashriki of Mashhad, on fol. 1952. 739. Huma’i of 
Astarâbâd, on fol. 1958. 740. Maulânâ Halaki of 
Hamadân, on fol. 1952. 741. Mirza Aba ‘Ali Hatif, 
grandson of Mirzâ Isma‘il ima (Lol) of Isfahan, was 
attached to Nawwâb Abü-almanşürkhân Şafdarjang Ba- 
hâdur, on fol. 195%. 742. Mir Yahyâ Kashi, was the 
chief of Shâhjahân's library, on fol. 195P. 743. Mau- 
land Yâri of Astarâbâd, on fol. .اج و1‎ 744. Kadi Yahya 
Lahiji, went to India under Shâhjabân, on fol. 195». 
745. Yâr Muhammad Rakhna, was in the service of 
Sultân Husain Mirza’s son, on fol. 196%. 746. Khwâjah 
Yüsuf, son of Khwâjah Rukn-aldin, who was a descen- 
dant of Aba Said bin Abü-alkhair, on fol. 196%. 
747. Kadi ‘Abdallah Yakini Lahiji, the uncle of Kadi 
Yahyâ, on fol. 196%. 748. Maulana Yâri of Yazd, on 
fol. 196%. 749. Maulana Yamini of Simnan, under 
Shah Tahmâsp, on fol. 1962, 750. Mahmüd Yazdajirdi, 
with the takhallus Yatim, on fol. 196% 751. Mir 
Yünus of Abhar, went to India, on fol. 196% 752. 
Shaikh Ya'kâb of Kashmir, on fol. 1962 margin. 753. 
‘Imad Yârak, a physician’s son of Kazwin, on fol. 196. 
754. Ahmad Yârkhân Yaktâ, son of Allâhyârkhân of 
Turkistân, went to India, on fol. 196۲, 755. Târâdand 
Yakta, lived at Dihli, on fol. 196. 1 

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Majma'-alnafâ'is النفاتس)‎ <*), 

Collection of precious things, a tadhkirah of Persian 
poets by Siraj-aldin “Alikhân Arzü, who composed it 
A.H. 1164 = A.D. 1750-51, comp. Sprenger, Catal., 
p. 132 ff. It contains 1419 biographies and poetical 

_ Beginning: را‎ yb; صانعی که زبان قلم 5 قلم‎ de>. 
ارو للت‎ 
No date. 

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written throughout ; size, 11? in. by 83 in. (ErLror 399. 


(حزانة عامره) Khazâna-i-âmirah‏ 

The Royal Treasury, a well-known and valuable 
Persian tadhkirah or memoirs of ancient and modern 
Persian poets, composed A.H. 1176=A.D. 1762-1763, 
by Ghulam ‘Ali Husain Wâsiti Balgrâmi, with the 
poetical title of Âzâd, comp. Journal of the Royal 
Asiatic Society, ix. pp. 40-43, and Rieu i. p. 373, where 
a full list of Âzâd”s authorities is given. 

سرکلام را جیغه حمد صانعی که انسان ,| Beginning:‏ 
بکوم رگرانمایه a‏ 

It is alphabetically arranged, and contains the bio- 

graphies of the following 135 poets (an index of which 
is added on the fly-leaves by Sir Gore Ouseley): 


Safawi, died A.H. 971, on fol. 2108. 64. Muhammad 
Rida Shikibi of Isfahan, born A.H. 964, died 1023, 
on fol. 2118, 65. Shani Taklü, panegyrist of Shah 
‘Abbas, died a. H. 1023, on fol. 212>, 66. Shaida, died in 
“Alamgir's reign in the eighth decade of the eleventh cen- 
tury of the Hijrah, that is, before 1080, on fol. 213. 67. 
Muhammad Ishak Shaukat of Bukhara, died A.H. 1107 
or 1111, on fol. 221>, 68. Mir Sayyid Muhammad 
Shâ'ir Balgrâmi, born A. H. r1or, died A. H. 1185 (this 
date is added after the completion of the work, as the 
author remarks at the end of this poet's biography), on 
fol. 2242, 69. Mirzâ Muhammad ‘Ali Sâ'ib of Isfahan, 
died A.H. 1080 و الف)‎ 5.545), on fol. 2262, 70. Mir 
Saidi of Taharân, entered Shâhjahân's service A.E, 
1065, on fol. 231r>. 71. Nawwâb Samsim-almulk, with 
the takhallus Sarim, died A.H. 1171, on fol. 2331, 
72. Mirza Rüshan Damir, died A.H. 1077, on fol. 2340. 
73. Talib, flourished under Jahangir and Shahjahan, 
died at Ahmadnagar A.H. 1040, on fol. 236b. 74. 
Zahir Fâryâbi, died according to Daulatshâh A.H. 558 (0, 
according to the author of the Haft Iklim A.H. 592, on 
fol. 23gb. 75. Zuhüri of Tarshiz, died ,یه‎ 1025, on 
fol. 2488. 76. ‘Abbas of Marw, the first composer of 
Persian poetry, author of a kasidah in honour of the 
Khalif Ma'mün, on fol. 2509. 77. ‘Unsuri of Balkh, 
the king of poets at Sultân Mahmid’s court, died A. ۰ 
431, on fol. 250b. 78. ‘Urfi of Shiraz, the great 
mystical poet, died A.H. ووو‎ at Lâhür, on fol. 251). 
79. Shaikh “Abd-alkâdir Badâ'üni, the author of the 
well-known historical work التواردے‎ us, completed 
A.H. 1004, on fol. 256%. 807 Khwajah Bakir ‘Izzat of 
Shiraz, on fol. 256>. 81. Nasir ‘Ali of Sirhind, died 
A.H. 1108, about sixty years old, on fol. 260% 82. 
Nimatkhân “Ali of Shiraz, who assumed at first the 
takhallus Hakim, later that of ‘Ali, died ۵,1۰ 1121, on 
fol. 264b. 83. Hunarwarkhân “Âkil of Shâhjahânâbâd, 
was in Nawwab Âşafjâh's service and followed him to 
Aurangabad in the first year of Muhammad Farrukh- 
siyar's reign, A.H. 1124, on fol. 276%. 84. Mir ‘Abd- 
aljalil alhusaini alwâsiti albalgrâmi, with the former 
takhalluses Tarâzi and Wâsiti, born A. H.1071, died 1138 
at Shahjahanabad, on fol. 280%. 85. Ghadâ'iri of Rai, 
Sultan Mahmüd's court poet, on fol. 287. 86. Ghazali 
of Mashhad, died A.K. 980, on fol. 288b, 87. Mulla 
Ghurüri of Shiraz, lived under Shah “Abbâs, on fol. 
28gb. 88. Firdausi of Tis, died A.H. 411, according to 
others 416, on fol. 290%, 89. Farrukhi of Sistân, 
Sultân Mahmüd's panegyrist, on fol. 2912, 90. Fitrati 
of Kashmir, was in Akbar's service and contemporary 
with Taki Auhadi, on fol. 2gıb. 91. Furüghi, died 
A.H. 1077, on fol. 2gıb. 92. Mullâ Muhammad Nasir 
Fwid of Abhar, a pupil of Mirza Şâ'ib, died A.H. 1134, 
on fol, 292». 93. Fadl “Alikhân, still alive, on fol. 
2962. 94, Mir Nawâzish “Ali Fakir, the son and heir 
of Mir “Azamat-allâh Bikhabar Balgrâmi, died ۰ 
1167, on fol. 296». 95. Mir Shams-aldin Fakir of 
Dihli, born at Shâhjahânâbâd A, ١۰ 1115, still alive, on 
101, 297b. 96. Haji Muhammad Jan Kudsi of Mashhad, 
entered Shahjahan’s service A.H. 1042, died at Lâhür 
1056, on fol. 299%. 97, Maulana Kamar-aldin of 
Aurangabad, born A. H. 1123, on fol. 302%. 98. Kâtibi 
of Nishâpür, died a. H. 839, on fol. 305. 99. Maulana 



31. Harfi, the nephew of Niki of Isfahan, died 
A.H. 971 at Mashhad, on fol. 146۲, 32. Haidari of 
Tabriz, lived under Akbar, on fol. 1472. 33. Hayâti 
of Gilân, died a. H. 1036, buried at Dihli, on fol. 150%. 
34. Hayati of Kâshân, under Jahangir, on fol. 151°. 
35. Hashari of Tabriz, under Shah “Abbas Safawi, on 
fol. 152. 36. Shaikh Muhammad ‘Ali Hazin of Isfa- 
han, the famous poet and biographer, born A.H. 1103, 
still alive, on fol. 1532. 37. Hakim Hakim Begkhan 
of Lâhür, Azâd's friend and author of a tadhkirah, 
styled المچالس‎ iss}, still alive, on fol. 1589, 8 
Khakani of Shirwan, the great panegyrist, died a. H, 
582 or 590 (according to Khwândamir), on fol. 1624, 
39. Amir Khusrau of Dihli, died a.m, 725 (chronogram 
ر(طوطی شکرمقال‎ on fol. 165b. 40. Khwâjüi Kirmâni, 
died A.H. 753, on fol. 170% 41. Mir Radi Danish 
of Mashhad, died A. H. 1076, on fol. 172P. 42. Naw- 
wâb Dargah (درگاه)‎ Kulikhân, called Mu'taman-almulk 
Salarjang Bahadur, born A.H. 1122, died 1180 (this 
date shows that the author, although he composed— 
according to his own statement on fol. 2b—tlis work 
as early as A. H. 1176, must have added some portions 
to it like this at a later period of his life), on fol. 175. 
43. Sayyid Dhü-alfakâr, a contemporary of Salman of 
Sawa, on fol.177>. 44. Dhauki of Samarkand, flou- 
rished under Kul Ahmadkhan, to whom he dedicated 
his mathnawi و نیاز‎ 56, consisting of 4000 baits, on 

fol. 180%. 45. Mir Aulâd Muhammad Dhakâ, born 
A.H. 1151, still alive, on fol. 1813. 

46. Rüdagi of 
Samarkand, on 101.182 47. Rashidi of Samarkand, 
was in the service of Sultân Khidr bin Ibrâhimkhân 
and contemporary with Mas'âd bin Sa'd bin Salman, on 
fol. 182b. 48. Mir Haidar Mu'ammâ'i Rafi'i of Kâshân, 
the great composer of riddles and chronograms under 
Sultân Akbar, on fol. 183P. 49. Mirzâ Hasanbeg Rafi‘ 
of Kazwin, flourished under Shahjahan, on fol. ۰ 
50. Mirza Sa‘d-aldin Muhammad Mahdi Rakim, became 
wazir of Harat, and afterwards of the whole province 
of Khurâsân, under Shah Sulaiman Safawi, on fol. 1884, 
51. Mir Muhammad ‘Ali Râ'ij of Siyâlküt, died at 
Lâhür A,m. 1150, on fol. 193% 52. Rafi‘, a pupil of 
Mulla Abü-alhakk Sati’ of Kashmir, lived with the 
famous Nawwâb Şamşâm - aldaulah whose original 
name was Khwajah ‘Asim, on fol. 1949, 53 Mirza 
Ja‘far Rahib, born at Isfahan A.H. 1118, on fol. 195°. 
54, Zulâli of Khwansar, the author of the Sab‘ah 
Sayyârah, on fol. 1968, 55. Shaikh Sa'di of Shiraz, on 
fol. و1‎ 6. 56. Salman of Sawa, died A.H. 778 (according 
to others A. H. 769 or 785), on fol. 199. 57. Sultân, 
of Sailak near Kandahar, contemporary with ‘Alikuli- 
khan Sultân (died A.H. 974), on fol. 203>. 58. Sanjar, 
the son of Mir Haidar Mu'ammâ'i of Kâshân, died a. u. 
1021, on fol. 204»; his brother, Mir Ma'süm, who died 
A. H. 1052, was also a good poet. 59. Sa‘id of Gilân, 
under Jahangir and Shahjahan, on fol. 206b. 60. Mu- 
hammad Afdal Sarkhwush, died A. H. 1127 at Shâhja- 
hanabad, on fol. 207>. 61. Shahidi of Kumm, the king 
of poets at the court of Sultân Ya'küb, the ruler of Tabriz, 
died according to Sam Mirza a. H. 935, according to the 
Ta'rikh-i-Firishta a. H. 936, on fol. 208, 62. Sharif 
of Tabriz, died very young A.H. 956, on fol. 209». 
63. Shikibi of Tabriz, flourished under Shah Tahmâsp 


131. Hilâli of Astarabad, the author of the و درويش‎ sls, 
killed a. H. 936 at Hardt, on fol. 362>, 132. Hashim 
of Kandahar, died at Agra A.H. 969, on fol. 3643 
133. Halâki of Hamadan, lived under Shah Husain 
Mirza bin Bahram Mirza bin Shah Isma'il Safawi and 
Shah Isma‘il TI, on fol. 3658. 134. Mir Yahyâ Kashi, 
went to India under Shâhjahân, died a. H. 1064, on fol. 
365>. 135. Mir Yusuf Balgrâmi, died A. 1۲, ۰ 

This copy is dated the 22nd of Rajab, A.H. 1199— 
A.D. 1785, May 31. On the fly-leaf Sir Gore Ouseley 
has added the following lines :—‘In the first volume 
of the Asiatic Miscellany, printed in 1785, Mr. William 
Chambers, a learned orientalist, says that Mir Gholam 
Ali Azad, the author or compiler of the “ Khazâna-i- 
‘Amirah” is still alive at Aurangabad in the Deckan, 
where, after a series of years spent in literary pursuits 
and extensive travels, he resides in great repute and 
with some splendour, at the age of eighty-five. The 
present Nizam has visited him twice in person at that 
city; and the writer of this article (Mr. W. Chambers) 
is in possession of the copy of a letter addressed to him 
in the year 1775 by the celebrated Ghazi uddin Khan, 
wherein he pays him the highest compliments. The 
work in question was published by him there in the 
sixty-first year of his age; and he is the author of 
several others in verse and prose: among which he 
tells Ghazi uddin Khan in his answer to the above- 
mentioned letter, that his Arabic poems amounted to 
4000 couplets, and his Persian to 8000; confessing at 
the same time, that he was constantly adding something 
to each, though he had then passed the age of seventy. 
But his historical writings are to European readers the 
most curious and valuable of his productions ; and they 
have this particular recommendation, that he was the 
eye-witness of most of the facts which he relates, and 
has himself travelled over the countries which are the 
scene of all his narrations.’ 

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illuminated frontispiece ; size, 107 in. by 63 in. 

) 0088727 ADD, 6.] 


Bayân-i-wâki' واقع)‎ why). 

The memoirs of “Abd-alkarim, the son of Khwâjah 
‘Akibat Mahmüd bin Khwâjah Muhammad Bülâki bin 
Muhammad Rida, a native of Kashmir, who wrote in 
the latter half of the last century. 

The work is divided into five chapters (bab) and a 
conclusion : 

The first on fol. 5%, about Nâdirshâh's invasion of 

The second on fol. 26%, about his return from India, 
his wars in Khurâsân, Türân, and 04 

The third on fol. 662, a description of the author's 
journey to Makkah and Madinah, and thence to 

The fourth on fol. 904, a history of India from his 
arrival in Bangâlah to the death of Muhammadshah, 
A.D. 1748. 

The fifth on fol. ,شوه«‎ on occurrences during the 
reign of Ahmadshâh, A.D. 1748-1754. 

Hasan Kashi, lived at Amul, on fol. 3095. 100. Mau- 
Jana Kasim Kâhi, died in Akbar’s service A. H. 988, on 
fol. 309». 101. Aba Tâlib Kalim alhamadâni alkâshâni, 
died A.H. 1061, on fol. 310%. 102. Maulana Lutf- 
allah of Nishaptr, died A.H. 786 according to the 
Majâlis-al'ushshâk, and according to Daulatshâh ۸ ۰ 
810, on fol. 315% last line. 103. Lisâni of Shiraz, died 
A.H. 941, on fol. 316. 104. Mu'izzi of Nishâpür, the 
king of poets at the courts of the Saljük Sultans Malik- 
shah and Sanjar, on fol. 317. 105. Majd-aldin Hamgar, 
a contemporary of Shaikh Sa'di, on fol. 318b. 6 
Mir Hajj, with the poetical title of Hâjj in his kasidas 
and that of Unsi in his ghazals, contemporary with 
Jami and Mir “Alishir, on fol. 3209, 107. Muhyi Lari, 
king of poets at Sultân Ya'küb's court, and lived till 
Shah Tahmasp’s reign, on fol. 320b. 108. Muhtasham 
Kashi, died A.H. 1٥٥٥ or (according to the chronogram 
quoted by Wâlih, معتشم‎ 5,5) 996, on fol. 321%. 109. 
Mâ'ili of Tabriz, flourished under Shah Tahmâsp, on 
fol. 3234. 110. Khwâjah Husain of Marw, with the 
takhallus Marwi, under Humâyün and Akbar, died 
A.H. 979, 0n fol. 326% 111. Malik of Kumm, under 
Ibrahim “Adilshâh, died A.H. 1024, according to others 
1025, on fol. 326. 112. Hakim Ruknâi Kashi, with 
the takhallus Masih, died in Kashan a.H. 1066, on fol. 
327. 113. Shaikh Muhammad ‘Ali Mahir of Akbar- 
Abad, one of Shâhjahân's and ‘Alamgir’s Amirs, died 
A.H. 1089, on fol. 32gb. 114. Mirzâ Mukimai of 
Bukhara, died A.H. 1131, nearly 100 years old, on fol. 
336. 115. Mukhlis, died A.H. 1164, on fol. 337°. 
116. Matin of Isfahan, died A.H. 1175, on fol. 338. 
117. Mirza Mu‘izz-aldin of the Tabrizians of Isfahan, the 
author’s friend, on fol. 340%. 118. Shaikh Nizâmi of 
Ganja, the great epic poet, on fol. 341». 119. Nizâmi 

‘aridi of Samarkand, under Sultân “Alâ-aldin Ghüri 
(according to others in the service of Tughrul bin 
Arslan Saljüki), on fol. 3432. 120. Amir Nasir-aldin 
Kabüdjâma of Astarabad, a favourite of Sultân Tukush, 
on fol. 343P. 121. Maulana Nizâm of Astarâbâd, died 
A.H. 921, on fol. 343P. 122. Najmi of Kashmir, a 
pupil of Kasim Kâhi, came A.H. 988 from Kashmir to 
Transoxania, and composed a kasidah in homage of 
Sultân Isfandiyâr bin Sultân Khusrau bin Sultân Yâr 
Muhammad, on fol. 345P. 123. Nau'i of Khabüshân, 
dieda.H. 1019, on fol. 345%. 124. Naziri of Nishâpür, 
died A.H. 1021, on fol. 346b. 125. Naki, died a. x. 
1031, on fol. 34gb. 126. Muhammad Yüsuf Nakhat 
of Burhânpür, under Muhammadshah, died at the end 
of the fifth decade of the twelfth century (about A.E. 
1148-1150), on fol. 351%. 127. Mir Muhammad 
Sharif Wukü'i of Nishâpür, went to India in Akbar's 
reign and died at Lâhür, on fol. 351». 128. Mir 
Muhammad Ma'şüm, called ‘Ali Nasabkhân, with the 
takhallus Wijdân, the son of Mir Muhammad Zaman 
Râsikh of Sirhind, died A.H. 1107 (chronogram راس‎ 
>>), on fol. وج‎ o 129. ‘Alikulikhan Walih~ of 
Dâghistân, born at Isfahin A.H. 1124 (his father 
Muhammad “Alikhân died A.H. 1128), the author of 
the well-known tadhkirah Riyâd -alshu'arâ, died ۸ ۰ 
1170, on fol. 354b. 130. Shaikh Nür-al'ain Wâkif, 
went to Aurangâbâd A.H. 1174, where the author of 

this work met with him, died A.H. 1176, on fol. 357°. 


II99—A.D. 1785). See the excellent and detailed 
account of this famous work by N. Bland, Journ. of the 
Royal As. Soc., vii. p. 345 sg. ; Sprenger, Catal., p. 161; 
and Rieu i. p. 375. The flame (شعله)‎ of the first 
censer اولی)‎ 5,4), containing the “royal and noble 
authors,’ was edited by N. Bland, London, 1844 (the 
Atesh Kedah or Fire-temple), but there is wanting the 
introduction of the whole work. A complete litho- 
graphed edition was published at Calcutta in A.H. 1249 
=A. D. 1833, 1834, and at Bombay, A.H. 1277. 

After an introduction, on fol. 1b, beginning فروغ‎ 

s Ge 
زبان سپاس ی که بمیست‎ oe \ BL; آنشکد: دل و‎ 
رالخم‎ follows a detailed index, the contents of which are: 

1. The first censer, in commemoration of the lives 
and poems of the eloquent men of earlier time (ee 
,(اولی در ذکر اطوار و شرح اشعار فصعای متقدّمین‎ sub- 
divided into one flame ر(شعله)‎ three firebrands ) Esik 
and one lustre ) و‎ 73). 

a. The flame ر(شعله)‎ containing the biography and 
poetry of kings and princes of every country, and of 
Amirs of excellent rank اشعار شاهان)‎ bö در ذکر احوال و‎ 
: | «(و شاهزادان هر دیاری 3 امرای عالیمقدار‎ on fol. 6%, 

b. The fir =|): iran ذکر)‎ 

در of iran US‏ ی (اخکر ( e first firebrand‏ 
احوال و نگارش اقوال فععای بلاغت شعار و بلغای فصاحت 
on fol. ۰‏ ,(شراره) in five sparks‏ 1 لفتار ولایت ایران 

c. The second firebrand: the poets of Türân ( OSS در‎ 
in three sparks, on fol. 174. 

d. The third firebrand: the poets of Hindüstân در)‎ 
مملکت هندوستان‎ ules ,(ذکر شعار و اشعار‎ in three 
sparks, on 101, ۰ 

e, The lustre :(فررغ)‎ ladies distinguished in literature, 
and especially in poetry در شرح حالات وبيان مقالات)‎ 
a ,(نسوان عقت‎ on fol. 2053. 

2. The second censer, commemorating the modern 
poets, the author’s countrymen and contemporaries 
معاصرين)‎ Glee? (در شرح احوال ونقل اقوال‎ on fol. 
206۹, subdivided into two rays (درتو)‎ 

a, The first ray: biography and poetry of the modern 

on fol. 2068.‏ ,(در نگارش احوال و افکار معاصرین) poets‏ 

b. The second ray: the epilogue of the whole book ; 
an autobiography of the author, Lutf “Ali himself, and 
extracts from his own poetical works, on fol. 246». 

List of the poets, with biographies and poetical speci- 
mens, found in the Atashkada : 

I. Kings, princes, and Amirs. 

1. Muhammad, the son of Sultân Mahmüd of 
Ghazna, on fol. 64, 2. Amir Mahmüd Ibn Yamin (that 

is, son of Amir Yamin-aldin Tughrâ), ib. 3. Sultân 
Abt Yazid, brother of Shah Shujâ“ on fol. 6b. 4, Ata- 

beg Sa'd bin Zangi, ib. 5. Sultân Atsiz Khusrawi, fled 
before Sultân Sanjar the Saljük, ib. 6. Khan Ahmad- 
kbân of Gilân, was imprisoned under Shâh Tahmâsp 




_ Beginning: را-‎ öle معفل آرا کن بذکر خود‎ call 
در سغن شمع زبانم الخ‎ e E 
The present MS. ends with this chapter; so the 
conclusion is either wanting or the author did not 
complete the work, as he designed it in the introduc- 
tion on fol. 54, according to which the conclusion would 
have had two mukaddimas, each of two fasls, viz. 
(a) 1. Some witty sayings of ingenious men. 
2. Some wonderful things, which happened dur- 
ing this period. 
(b) 1. On some noble and pious men. 
2. On some wicked men. 
Almost the whole of this work (ff. 1-114*) is trans- 
lated by F. Gladwin, The Memoirs of Khojeh Abdul- 
kureem, Calcutta, 1788. This MS. gives only one 

فصل در ذکر فتل ناب : )1142-118 report more (on ff.‏ 
Lyle, ply‏ نواب صفدرجنگ با امرای احمد شاه 

‘on the killing‏ روپادشامی اکبر شاه وخرابی" das‏ قدیم 
of Nawwab Bahâdur (Jâwidkhân), the fighting of‏ 
Safdar Jang with Ahmadshâh's generals, ‘Alamgir-‏ 
shâh's (?) being made emperor, and the ruin of old‏ 

The MS. is not dated. 

Ff. 118, Il 17; Nasta'lik; size, 10} in. by 53 in. 

(OUSELEY 276.] 

Tadhkira-i-Shaikh Muhammad ‘Ali Hazin تذکرة)‎ 
The life of Shaikh Muhammad “Ali Hazin, who died 
A.H. 1180—A.D. 1766, at Banâras, composed by him- 
self, A translation of it was published by F. C. Belfour, 
London, 1830; see the preface, p. xiv, where the trans- 
lator states that he made use of the present MS. The 
text was edited by the same, London, 1831. See 
A. Sprenger, Catal., p. ışı; W. Ouseley, Oriental 
Collections, ii. pp. 36-43. 
Beginning : : 
تعمده و نساله التقی و نعتصم بعروته‎ 
3 سیدنا‎ de الوثقی و نصلی‎ 
In the colophon the work is called a مولانای‎ $835 
زمعمد علی حزين‎ see Belfour, p. rat. 
This copy was finished on the 23rd of Safar, A.H. 1197 
=A.D.1783, the 28th of January, by Mir Ni‘mat ‘Ali. 

Ff, 76, ll. 16; Nasta'lik; size, 92 in. by 6} in. 
) 0688787 273.] 


Âtashkada ( OG cea): 

The celebrated and rare collection of biographies of 
poets, called the #ire-temple, by Haji Lutf ‘Alibeg of 
Isfahan, whose takhallus was Adhur (born A.H. 1134= 
A.D. 1721, 1722; engaged in the compilation of this 
work during the years 1174-1193, and still alive in 


Sadid A‘war ر(اعور)‎ a Kurd, contemporary with Athir 
Akhsikati, ib. 38. Muhammad Kuli, with the takhalluş 
Salim of the Shâmlü tribe, lived in Taharân and 
Kazwin, ib. 39. Amir NiZâm-aldin Ahmad Suhaili, of 
Caghatai extraction, author of a Turkish and a Persian 
diwan, as well as of a mathnawi, ,لیلی و مجنون‎ died 76 
907; he had received his takhallus from Adhuri, on 
fol. rob, 40. Mulla Shani, lived alternately in Rai and 
Hamadan, ib. 41. Shah Shujâ' the Muzaffaride, son of 
Muhammad Muzaffar, exchanged poetical epistles with 
Sultân Uwais, died a. HK. 783,ib. 42. Malik Shams- 
aldin, the first of the کرت‎ Wyle (whose reign lasted 
116 years), on fol. 112, 43. Shauki, ib, 44. Sadikbeg, 
with the takhallus Sadiki of the Afshar tribe, author of 
a diwân and of a Turkish tadhkirah on contemporary 
poets, ib. 45. Mir Muhammad Salih, of Caghatai 
origin, son of Amir Nur Sa‘d, a pupil of Jami’s, died 
A.H. 941 at Bukhara, on fol. 11». 46. Şabühi, also of 
Caghatai extraction, ib. 47. Tughrul, the last of the 
Saljük rulers, ib. 48. Amir Husain Jalâir, with the 
takhallus Tufaili, one of Sultân Husain Mirza Baikarâ's 
Amirs, ib. 49. Shah Tahmasp Safawi, ib. 50. Shah 
Isma‘il LI, son of the preceding Shah, with the takhalluş 
“Adili, poisoned at Kazwin, A.E. 984 (Bland has 983; 
Malcolm’s Hist. of Persia 985), ib. 51. Shih ‘Abbas II, 
on fol. 124, 52. Shah “Abbâs J, ib. (in Elliot 17 and 
Bland 52 precedes 51). 53. “Abd-al'azizkhân (in Bland 
and Elliot 17 “Abdallâhkhân), an Uzbeg prince, in Shah 
Sulaimân's reign, made a pilgrimage to Makkah, ib, 54. 
“Abdallâhkhân (in Bland and Elliot 17 “Ubaid-allâh- 
khan), son of Sultân Mahmüd, nephew of Shâhibeg Khan 
Uzbeg, ib. 55. ‘tabi, of the Taklü tribe, went from Rai 
to India; a khamsah in imitation of Nizami’s is ascribed 
to him, ib. 56. Tahmâsp Kulibeg, with the takhalluş 
“Arshi, of the same tribe, used first as takhallus ‘Ahdi, 
was in Shah Tahmâsp's service, ib. 57. ‘Imadilur 
(pols), contemporary with Khwajah Shams-aldin 
Muhammad, on fol.ı2b. 58. Amir Fakhr-aldin Mas'üd 
bin Bahman, for a time ruler of Kirmân, wrote Persian 
and Arabic poetry, ib. 59. Fursat, whose real name 
was Muhammadbeg, commander of Shah ‘Abbas’ 
artillery, ib. 60. Amir ‘Alishir, with the takhallus 
Fana’i, the great Caghatai poet, better known by his 
takhallus Nawâ'i, which he used in his Turkish poems, 
ib. 61. Kaplanbeg, cavalry commander under the 
Safawis, ib. 62. Amir Kâbüs bin Washmgir, that is, 
Shams-aldin Abü-alma'âli (not Abü-alma'âni, as Bland 
and Elliot 17 read), ruler of Jurjân, poet, and author of 
the کال البلاغة‎ ib. 63. Kâsimbeg, son of ۸11381827 
with the takhalluş Kismi, an Afshar prince, on fol. 13% 
64, Shâh-i-Kabüdjâma, that is, Nusrat-aldin, chief of 
a troop of Blue-jackets who had their abode between 
Astarabad and Khwârizm, ib. 65. Mahdikulibeg 
Kirâmi, a Turk, lived in Kashan, ib. 66. Muhammad 
Husainbeg Kirami, also a Turk, ib. (in Bland’s edition 
66 precedes 65). 67. Malik Kamal-aldin, one of Fakhr- 
almulk’s Amirs, and governor of the Persian ‘Irak, ib. 
68. Kilijkhânbeg Mâ'il, of the Shâmlü tribe (according 
to Bland of the Taklü branch of the Afshar tribe), on 
fol. 13. 69. Sayyid Mubârakkhân Madhüsh, was in 
Shah Sulaiman’s time governor of Huwaizah (between 



together with Isma'il IT, died A.H. 992 (so in Bland’s 
edition, p. €; here is the utterly wrong date 920), on 
101 ya. 7. Tkâş Mirzâ, son of Ismail Safawi, and 
brother of Shah Tahmâsp, died A, H. 984 in Mashhad, 
ib. 8. İmâm Kulikhân, governor of Bukhara, ib. 
9. Anisi, with his real name, Yol Kulibeg of the Shâmlü 
tribe, was at first in Harat in ‘Ali Kulikhan’s service, 
and fled afterwards to India, where he attached himself 
to the Khânkhânân, and was intimately acquainted 
with Shikibi of Isfahan; he was the author of a math- 
nawi و ایاز‎ 53.9, ib. 10. Ahi, one of the Caghatai 
Amirs, in the service of Shah Gharib Mirza, son of 
Sultân Husain Mirza Baikara, died A.H. 927, on fol. ۰ 
11. Badi'-alzamân Mirza, son of Sultân Husain Mirza 
Baikara, was for a time in Shah Isma‘il Şafawi's service, 
and lived in Tabriz and Rai, went afterwards with 
Sultan Salim to Rim, and died there, A.H. 940, ib. 
12. Bahram Mirza Safawi, son of Shah Isma'il, ib. 
13. Bikhudi, flourished in Farah, ib. 14. Bairâmkhân, 
a Turkman, went from Kandahar in the beginning of 
Humâyün's reign to India, died during his pilgrimage 
to Makkah, ib. 15. Jani ‘Ali Kulikhan Lagzi (that is, 
Wâlih, the author of the tadhkirah ریاض الشعرا‎ : 6 
A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 132), ib. 16. Sultan Ibrahim 
Mirza, son of Bahram Mirza Safawi, with the takhalluş 
Jâhi, killed by order of Isma‘il II, ib. 17. Jadhbi, son 
of Shah Kulikhan, of Kurdish origin, from the districts 
of Baghdad, went to India, on fol. 8b, 18. Juzwi, of 
Caghatai origin, flourished in Isfahan, died there, A.E. 
gto, ib, 19. Ja‘farbeg, brother of Muhammad Mu'min- 
khan, ib. 20. The emperor Jalâl-aldin Akbar, ib. 
21. Jalal-aldin Malikshah, son of Alp Arslan, the Saljük 
Sultan, ib. 22. Kasimbeg Hâlati, a Turkman, flourished 
in Taharân, afterwards, in Shah Tahmasp’s reign, he 
converted himself in Kazwin into a Mulla, and became 
professor in the شاهزاده حسین‎ x8), ib. 23. Hasanbeg, 
a Turk, under the Safawis, got from Shah ‘Abbas the 
epithet Sag-i-lawand, on fol. g4. 24. Hasankhân of the 
Shâmlü tribe, was in the reigns of Shah “Abbas IT and 
Shah Sulaiman, governor of Hardt, died there, and was 
buried in Mashhad, ib. 25. Sultân Husain Mirza 
Khusrawi, with the takhallus Husaini, died A.H. و911‎ ib. 
26. Mirzâ Khaki, lived in Shah Tahmasp’s reign 
according to Walih, ib. 27. Haidarbeg Khisali, of 
Caghatâi origin, lived in Khurâsân, on fol. gb. 8 
Shah Isma‘il Safawi, with the takhallus Khatâ'i, died 
A.H. 930, ib. 29. Dardi of the Afshar tribe, ib, 30. 
Muhammad Amin, with the takhallus Dhauki, a Turk- 
man, lived in Kâshân, a disciple of Mulla Mirza Jan of 
Shiraz; he also spent some time in Khurasan, ‘Irak, 
and Fars, and died in Lahijan a. H. 969, ib. 31. ‘Abd- 
alrahimkhan, famous under the title Khânkhânân, 
with the takhallus Rahimi, son of Bairâmkhân Bahâr- 
Tai ,(بهارلوی)‎ a Turkman, who had left the service of the 
Safawis, and gone from Kandahar to India, ib. 32. 
Sultân “Alibeg (in Bland's edition Kulibeg) Rahi, on 
fol. 108. o 33. Sâhiri, a Turk, ib. $4. Mahmüdbeg 
Sâlim, a Turkman, lived in Tabriz, ib. 35. Sam Mirza, 
son of Shah Isma‘il Safawi, with the takhallus Sâmi, 
author of the famous tadhkirah لحفو سا‎ ib. 36: 
Lutf ‘Alibeg, also with the takhalluş Sâmi, ib. 7 


106. Şabüri, son of Karâbeg, the goldsmith, ib. 107. 
Taufi, was originally a saddler,ib. 108. Zuhüri, on fol. 
19”. 109. Hasanbeg, with the takhallus ‘Ajzi, ib. 
110. “Udhri, grew up in Yazd, and lived afterwards as 
goldsmith in Isfahan, ib. 111. Mullâ Muhammad 
“Aşsâr, author of the mathnawi مهرو شتری‎ ib. 112. 
Muhammad Rida, with the takhallus “Unwân, ib. 
113. Fardi, ib. 114. Fusüni, ib. 115. Fasihi, on fol. 
202, 116. Hakim Katarân bin Manşür, born in Tabriz 
according to قم‎ and most of the other biographers 
(but in Tirmidh according to Daulatshâh), ib. ۰ 
Kâzimâ, lived in Kâshân, on fol. 2ob. 118. Shaikh 
Mahmüd Shabistari (Shabistar is one of the villages of 
Tabriz), the author of the راز‎ ge, which he wrote in 
answer to seventeen questions of Mir Husaini Sadat, ib. 
119. Masihi, on fol. 218, 120. Mir Mahmüd Mushki, a 
musk-seller, ib. 121. Ma‘raf, ib. 122. Muhammad 
Husainbeg, with the takhallus Ma'lâm, ib. 123. Mau- 
lana Muhammad Shirin, with the takhallus Maghribi, a 
Safi, died in Tabriz in the reign of Shahrukh, Timür's son, 
ib. 124. Mukimi, son of ۵۸ Bayandar (or Pâbandar ? 
according to Elliot 387 Bahadur, ر(بهادر‎ who had come 
with the other people of Tabriz to Isfahan (see No. 105), 
ib. 125. Mulhami, was for a time in the service of the 
governor of Tabriz, Pir Budâkkhân (not Buwâkkhân, 
as our copy reads), fled afterwards to Fars, and became 
intimately connected with the governor of Shiraz, 
Imam Kulikhân, ib. 126. Nithari, ib. 127. Wukü'i, ib. 
128. Humâmi, a pupil of Khwâjah Naşir-aldin Tüsi, and 
friend of Sa'di, on fol. 21>, Khalkhdl: 129. Shaikh 
Ahmad Fanâ'i, of Shaikh Abü Yazid Khalkhali’s family, 
was in the service of Mir Ghiyath-aldin Manstir Dash- 
taki Shirazi, and settled down after his pilgrimage as 
teacher in Kazwin, where he also died, ib. Shirwan: 
130. Hakim Afdal-aldin Ibrahim bin ‘Ali, with the 
takhallus Khâkâni (originally Hakâ'iki), the great pane- 
gyrist, died A.H. 582 at Tabriz, ib. 131. Sayyid Dhü- 
alfakâr, that is, Kiwam-aldin Husain ibn Şadr-aldin 
“Ali alshirwâni, who came through the intercession 
of the Wazir Khwâjah Muhammad Mâstari into the 
service of the Atâbeg Yusuf Shah of Lür, who was 
Abakakhan’s governor of Khüzistân, Küh-i-Gilâyah, 
Firüzân, and Jarfâdkân ; he died A.H. 689 (Elliot 17 has 
679, comp. Z.D.M.G. xv. p. 755), on fol. 30%. 132. 
‘Izz-aldin, contemporary with Khâkâni, on fol. 30>, 
133. Muhammad Falaki, born in شماخی‎ (not رشماجی‎ as 
Sprenger reads, Catal., p. 392), was together with 
Khakani, a pupil of Abü-al'ulâ of Ganja, and after- 
wards the favourite and panegyrist of Minücihrshâh of 
Shirwan ; he died A.H. 577, ib. Ganja: 134. Abü- 
al'ulâ, the spiritual teacher and father-in-law of Kha- 
kani, on fol. 314. 135. Yusuf Küsa, of the Karâbâgh 
tribe,ib. Mardgha; 136. Auhad-aldin, with the takhalluş 
Auhadi (so in Elliot 17 and 387), went in Arghünkhân's 
reign to Kirman, and became a pupil of the elder 
Auhadi, that is, Shaikh Auhadi Kirmani; later on he 
went to Isfahan, and died there; he was the author 
of the famous mathnawi «جام جم‎ on fol. 31. 

b. Khurâsân: 
Abiward: 137. Auhad-aldin, with the takhalluş 
Anwari, which he had assumed in the place of his 



Wasit, Basrah, and Khüzistân), ib. 70. Murtadâ Kuli- 
beg, ib. 71. Murtadâ Kuli Sultân (in Bland and Elliot 
17, Khan), son of Hasankhan Shamli, the governor of 
Harât, ib. 72. Masüd, a Turk, ib. 73. Musabbab- 
khan ر(مسیّب خان)‎ son of Muhammadkhan Sharaf- 
aldin Oghlü of the Taklü tribe, under Shah Tahmâsp, 
ib. 74. Hasanbeg Shakar Oghlü ,(شکر اوغلی)‎ a descen- 
dant of ‘Ali Shakar Bahârlüi Turkmân, with the 
takhallus Mukimi, ib. 75. Muhammad Mu’min Mirza, 
son of Badi'-alzamân Mirzâi Gürgâni, under Sultân 
Husain Mirzâ, killed A.H. 930, ib. 76. Mirzâ Kuli 
Maili, a Turk, flourished in Mashhad, on fol. 14, 77. 
Nadhri, of the Shâmlü tribe, on fol. 158, 78. 48 
Warasta, whose real name was Imâm Kulibeg, ib. 
79. Wajhi, a Kurd, lived at Işfahân, ib. 80. Wafâi, a 
Turk, lived in Shirâz, ib. 81. Hilâli, of Caghatai origin, 
born at Astarâbâd, went in early life to Harât, author 
of the mathnawis ,صفات العاشقین ,شاه و درويش‎ and 
رلیلی و مجنون‎ put to death by order of “Abdallâhkhân 
Üzbeg, A.H. 939, ib. 82. Amir Humâyün, a descen- 
dant of Timür, in Shih Tahmâsp's time, on fol. 16, 
83. Sultân Ya'küb, son of Hasan, the Turkmân pâdi- 
shâh, ib. 

11. The poets of İrân. 

a. Âdharbaijân and its dependencies : 

Ardabil: 84, Jami, on fol. 16%. 85. Mir Yüsuf 
Sayyidi, with the takhalluş Râghib, ib. 86. Maulana 
“Abd-al'ali, with the takhalluş Mahwi, went young to 
India, A. H. 1020 (Elliot 17 has 1002), on fol. 16, 87. 
Mirzâ Hâtimbeg, one of Khwâjah Naşir's sons, was in 
later years wazir of Shâh ‘Abbas, ib. 88. Diyâ'i, went in 
his youth to Harât, and found favour with Mir ‘Alishir, 
died in Tabriz, A.H. 927, ib. Bailakân : 89. Mujir-aldin, 
went in an early age to Shirwan, and became a pupil of the 
great Khakani; he died in Tabriz, ib. Zabriz : 90. Mirza 
Asad-allah, on fol. 173, 91. Khwajah Amirbeg, an off- 
spring of Khwajah Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad Tabrizi, 
born in Natanza (near Isfahan), was imprisoned at Shah 
Tahmâsp Şafawi's order in one of the Khurâsânian for- 
tresses, ib. 92. Shih Kasim-i-Anwar, on fol. 17>. 93. 
Mulla ‘Abd-albaki, ib. 94. Badi‘i, ib. 95. Mir Mu- 
hammad Ja‘far, with the takhallus Ja‘fari, ib. 96. 
Mirzâ Mukim Jauhari, son of Mirza ‘Ali, the goldsmith, 
went twice to India, and entered afterwards, in Harat, 
the service of Hasankhân Shâmlü; he died in Isfahan, 
on fol. 184 97. Hakiri, ib. 98. Haidari, one of 
Lisâni Shirâzi's pupils, ib. 99. Khwâri, also one 
of Lisani’s pupils, on fol. 18b. 100. Mir Râsti, under 
Shah Tahmasp, ib. 101. Kalb Husainbeg, with the 
takhallus Raghib, ib. 102. Sharif, another of Lisâni's 
pupils, dedicated his diwan (styled اللسان‎ ) to his 
master, and died in the prime of life in Ardabil; he 
also praised in a poem Shah Ni'mat-allâh of Yazd, ib. 
103. Maulânâ Shams-aldin, the teacher of Jalâl-aldin 
Rümi, ib. 104. Shauki, was for a time in Sâm Mirzâ's 
service, but went afterwards with Humâyün to India, 
and died in Kabul, ib. 105. Mirza ‘Ali (or, according 
to Elliot 17 and 387, Mirzâ Muhammad *Ali) Şâ'ib, 
under Shâh “Abbâs II and Shâh Sulaimân, born in 
Isfahân, to which place his forefathers had been trans- 
ported from Tabriz by Shâh“A bbâs the Great, on fol. 198, 


971, is undoubtedly a mistake for 927 (see A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 421), since the latter died A.H. 930, on fol. 
45. o Junâbid: 159. Unsi, in Mir “Alishir's time, died 
A.H. 924 (Elliot 17 and 387 have 923), on fol. 45». ۰ 
Mullâ Bikhudi, in Shah ‘Abbas’ reign, famous for his 
recitals of the Shâhnâma, ib. 161. Huzni, a merchant, ib. 
162. ‘Abdi, wrote a mathnawi in imitation of the خزن‎ 
والاسرا‎ ib. 163. Mirza Muhammad Kasim, with the 
takhallus Kâsimi, author of the mathnawis وخسرو وشيرین‎ 
us ay and the شاهنامه‎ (in homage of "Shah 
Tahmâsp Safawi), on fol. 464, 164, Kutbi, ib. 17 
165. Shaikh Muhammad Sa‘d-aldin, a companion of 
Shaikh Najm-aldin Kubra, author of the gl! = 
and other Sifie compositions; died, sixty-three years 
old, A.H. 605, ib. 166. Shams-aldin (or, according to 
Elliot 387, fol. 41>, Shams-aldin Muhammad), the 
grandfather of the prime minister, Khwajah Shams- 
aldin Muhammad, ib. 167. Khwâjah Shams-aldin 
Muhammad, wazir in Abâkâkhân's reign, left Persian 
and Arabic poetry; he was the father of Baha-aldin 
Muhammad, ib. 168. 'Atâ-alınulk, brother of the pre- 
ceding poet, author of the د چهان کشا‎ ob, on fol. ۰ 

Khabishan: 169. Zain-aldin Sâ'id, Gils Iskandar’s - 
kaliddâr, ib. 170. Nau'i, ib. Ahwéf: 171. Ibn Hu- 
sim, ib. 172. Taj-aldin Isma‘il Bâkharzi, ib. 173. 
Maulana Sa‘d-aldin (according to Elliot 17 and 387, 
Sa‘id-aldin), with the takhallus Rahâ'i, ib. 174. Khwâ- 
jah Rukn-aldin Mahmüd, originally of Sanjan (in the 
district of Khwâf), and therefore honoured by his 
spiritual teacher, Khwajah Maudüd Cishti, with the 
title of Shah-i-Sanjan, died A.H. 599, ib. 175. Saif- 
aldin of Bâkharz (near Khwâf), pupil of Shaikh Najm- 
aldin Kubrâ, died .مه‎ 658 (or, according to Elliot 
387: 657), on fol. 47%. 176. ‘Imad-aldin of Züzan (near 
Khwâf), according to some a contemporary of Sultan 
Sanjar; he was a panegyrist of Tughânshâh ; the date of 
his death as given in the Nafahat, viz. 791 (Elliot 17 
has 658), is refuted here, ib. 177. Maulana Majd-aldin 
Kâsimi, wrote a work, ANİ ,روضة‎ in imitation of Sa'di's 
Gulistan, ib. 178. Malik, a descendant of the kings of 
Züzan, ib. Sabzwar: 179. Khwâjah Auhad-aldin, 
with the takhallus Auhad ; died, eighty-one years old, 
A.H. 878 (or, according to Elliot 387, fol. 55%, 888), ib. 
180. Mirzâ Badi‘-alzaman, on fol. 4yb. 181. Mirza 
Habib-allah, ib. 182. Haidari, ib. 183. Maulana 
Sharaf, with the takhallus Rashki, lived for a while in 
Kâshân, and went afterwards to Gilân, ib. 184. Aka 
Malik bin Jamâl-aldin Shahi, in Baisunkar Mirza’s 
service, died in Astarâbâd, seventy years old (the date 
is in this copy A. H. 808, but in Elliot 17 and 387 it is 
807), ib. 185. Kadi Ahmad, with the takhallus 
Figari, lived for a time in Kazwin, on fol. 48%. 6 
Kwili, one of the Kadi-sons of Sabzwar, died in Kazwin, 
ib. 187. Kami, a pupil of Jami, and on friendly 
terms with Diyâ-aldin Yüsuf, the son of Maulana 
Tughluk, died at Harat (date omitted in all copies), ib. 
188. Kamali, author of a رشاهنامه در فتوحات شاه عباس‎ 
رصفوی‎ in Shah ‘Abbas’ time, ib. 189. Mir Khurd, 
with the takhallus Malâli, brother of Mir Kalan of * 
Sabzwar, ib. 190. Mirza Muhammad, ib. Simndn: 
191. Ruku-aldin Şâ'in, flourished in the reign of Tugha- 



original one, Khâwari, at the request of his spiritual 
teacher “Umârah; he was the panegyrist of Sultan 
Sanjar, and died A.H. 540 (so here and in the Elliot 
copies), on fol. 32>. Asfirdr: 138. Maulânâ Düst Mu- 
hammad Hâli (according to Sam Mirza a native of 
Sabzwar), wrote kasidas in praise of Khwajah Habib- 
allah Sawaji, on fol. 40%, Aşfarâ'i in: 139. Pür-i- Hasan, 
pupil of Jamâl-aldin Dhâkir; in his Turkish poetry he 
used as takhalluş Hasan Oghlü, on fol. 40>. 140. Amir 
Humâyün, went to Tabriz, and fell in love with one of 
Sultan Ya'küb's courtiers, Shaikh Walibeg ; he died 
A.H. goz in the village of Armak near Kumn, 
ib. Bistâm: 141. Sultân Bayazid, with his real 
name, Taiftir bin “İsâ, the great Şüfic Shaikh, ib. 2 
Shaikh Abü-alhasan Kharkâni (Kharkân is a village 
belonging to Bistâm), egually renowned in the history 
of Şüfism, on fol. 412. 143. Wişâli, ib. Zarshiz: 144. 
Maulana Ahli, in Sultan Husain Mirzâ's time, on fol. 
412. 145. Zuhiri,was long in India, author ofadiwân and 
a famous sâkinâma, ib. 146. “Ali Shihab, was in the 
service of Muhammad Jüki Bahâdur, the son of Sultân 
Shâhrukh, and frequently contended in poetry with 
Shaikh Adhuri, on fol. 42%. 7 Muhammad Katibi, 
a pupil of Maulânâ Nasimi, and contemporary with 
Sikandar bin Kara Yisuf, died in Astarâbâd, ib. 7 
and Tabs: 148. Hairati of Tin, flourished in Marw, 
and was killed by a robber in Kâshân, A.H. 970, on 
fol. 42>. 149. Hasan Salimi, lived in Sabzwâr, and 
died, when returning from his pilgrimage, A.H. 804 (or 
840, as the Elliot copies seem to indicate), ib. 150. Kadi 
Shams-aldin of Tabs, lived in Hardt, and was a pupil of 
Kadi Manşür of Farghâna; he died in Harat, نش‎ 
626, ib. 151. Mir “Abd-alkâdir, became wazir of his 
native district, on fol. 433. 152. Mawali of Tün, died 
A.H. 949, ib. Jdjarm: 153. Badr-aldin, flourished in 
Isfahan, was a pupil of Majd-i- Hamgar and panegyrist of 
Khwajah Shams-aldin Muhammad, the prime minister, 
and of his son, Bahâ-aldin, the governor of Isfahan, ib. 
154. Talib, a pupil of Shaikh Adhuri, went in ear ly age 
to Shiraz, and composed there the mathnawi VE 
ری رس‎ which he dedicated to Sultan ‘Abdallah 
bin Torahim bin Shabrukh Gurgân; he died in Shiraz, 
A.H. 854, and was buried by the side of Hafiz, ib. 
Jâm: 155. Zhanda Pil Ahmad Jam, with his real name 
Abü-alnaşr Ahmad bin Abü- pogo a great 6 
Shaikh, author of the wy الساد‎ and other works, 
dieda.H. 536,ib. 156. Phiri -i- ae a disciple of Rukn- 
aldin Kubâ'i, was for a time in the service of Khwajah 
Shams-aldin, the prime minister, on fol. 43>. 157. 
Maulana Nür-aldin “Abd-alrahmân Jami, the great epic 
cini seki Beet, au author of the ide ess eee 0 
ee ,قصمد 5 5 این‎ ee لیت‎ ae es 5 
ea Sods جهل‎ 5 e) مولوی و خواجه انصا ر‎ use, 
e. Up, zo مناسك‎ ili عروض و قافیه ,شرح ره‎ Ls, رسالة‎ 
الکافی ,موستی‎ tee ,فوائد ضیانیّه فی شرح‎ UL, 
رمعما‎ ete. ete.; he died A.H. 898 (Elliot 387 has 897), 
ib. 158. Maulânâ ‘Abdallah Hâtifi, the nephew of 

Jami; the date given here and in the Elliot copies, for 
the interview between him and Shah Isma'il Safawi, A.E. 


Shâhnâma the romantic mathnawi, ,بوسف وزلبضا‎ on 
fol. 538. 214. Mirzâ Asghar, with the takhalluş 
Fanâ'i (according to others his first poetical name was 
Mashhadi), on fol. 554. 215. Mir Mu‘izz-aldin Mu- 
hammad, with the takhalluş Fitrat, went to India 
under Aurangzib, got the honorary title of Müsawi- 
khân, and died there, ib. 216. Fanâ'i, the forage- 
vendor (in Elliot 387 only this second Fanai is 
mentioned, in Elliot 17 only the first), on fol. 55. 
217. Haji Muhammad Janu Kudsi, went to India and 
died there, ib. 218. Kausi, on fol. 56%. 219. Mir 
‘Imad-aldin Müsawi, ib. 220. Mulla Kasim ‘Ali, the 
story-teller, ib. 221. Mir Muhammad Hashim, with 
the takhallus Mardumi, lived in Harat as companion of 
“Alikulikhân Shâmlü, and was killed together with him, 
ib. 222. Mir Muhammad Muhsin, ib. 223. Mirza 
Malik Mashriki, originally of Mashhad, but born in 
Isfahan, one of Shah ‘Abbas’ munshis ; he also wrote a 
famous kasidah in honour of Shah Safi, ib. 224. Mani, 
was at first a potter like his father, afterwards he 
entered the service of Muhammad Muhsin Mirza, the 
son of Sultân Husain Mirza Baikarâ, and was highly 
patronised, on fol. 56%. 225. Sayyid Muhammad 
Jâmabâf (the weaver), a great rubâ'i writer, went to 
India; his takhallus is said to have been Fikri, ib. 
226. Khwâjah Nizâm-almulk, the famous wazir of 
Alp Arslan and Malikshah, ib. 227. Nisbati of Mash- 
had, lived for a time in Adharbaijân, is buried in 
Ardabil, on fol. ع‎ 228. Nazir, ib. 229. Hamdami, 
a confectioner in Mashhad, ib. 230. Khwâjah ‘Ali, 
with the takhallus Wakifi, a nephew of Haji Muhammad 
Jan Kudsi, ib. Ghaznin: 231. Sayyid Hasan, in 
Bahrâmshâh's time, lived after having made his pil- 
grimage in Baghdad, died in Juwain, A.H. 565, ib. 
232. Hakim Sanâ'i, the author of the Hadikah, died in 
Ghazna, A.H. 545; he was a pupil of Shaikh Abü Yüsuf 
of Hamadân ; Sultân Bahrâmshâh offered him his sister 
in marriage, but he declined the honour, on fol. 58a, 
233. Muhammad bin Rashid Shihâb-aldin, was born, 
lived, and died in Ghazna, was contemporary with 
Sanâ'i and panegyrist of Bahrâmshâh bin Mas'üd and 
Khusraushâh, on fol. 64a, 234. رتم فص‎ said by 
some to be a son of Mukhtâri (see No. 236), by others 
to be identical with 'Imâdi Shahriyari, on fol. 64b. 235. 
Jamâl-aldin Nâsir, with the takhallus Kâfirak, ib. 
236. ‘Uthman Mukhtari, who used in the beginning 
of his literary career ‘Uthman as takhalluş, but ex- 
changed it afterwards for Mukhtari; he was a contem- 
porary of Sanâ'i, intimate friend of Sultan 70 of 
Ghazna, and died there A.H. 544, ib. Ghür: 237. 
Amir Husaini Sâdât, lived in Harât, pupil of Shaikh 
Shihâb-aldin Suhrawardi, and friend of Shaikh ‘Traki 
and Shaikh Auhadi Kirmani; it was in answer to his 
questions that Mahmüd Shabistari wrote the رشن راز‎ 
he is the author of the زاد المسافرد ين‎ , and died at 
Harât A. m. 729, on fol. 668. Gharjistin : 238. “Abd- 
alwâsi" Jabali, went at first to Harât and entered 
Bahramshab’s service, afterwards he was honoured by 
Sultân Sanjar’s patronage ; according to some authori- 
ties he was originally a dihkân; he had many poetical 
contests and wrote kasidas in honour of Sanjar, Bahram- 
shâh,and Mas'üdshâh,ib. 239, Nizâri of Kuhistân, on fol. 



Timürkhân, the last of the Cingizkh4ni Sultans, ib. 
192. Shah “Alâ-aldaulah, a Şüfi, contemporary with, 
and rival of, Kamal-aldin ‘Abd-alrazzik Kashi, on fol. 
48>. 193. Yamini, an armourer, ib. ŞSistân: 194. 
Abü-alfaraj Sijzi, the teacher of “Unşuri and panegyrist 
of the Al-i-Simjir, governors of Khurâsân under the 
Sâmânide princes: he composed satires on the Ghazna- 
wides during the struggle between Mahmüd of Ghazna 
and Mir Abü ‘Ali, and was only saved from death, after 
the overthrow of his master’s rule, by the intercession 
of his grateful pupil, ‘Unsuri, ib. 195. Kadi Ahmad 
Lighar (the meagre one, in contrast to another con- 
temporary Kadi of Sistân, who was very fat), was ill- 
treated by the governor of Sistân, and went to Kan- 
dahâr, ib. 196. Tabi, ib. 197. ‘Ashiki, ib. 198. 
Abü-alhasan ‘Ali bin Kulü',with the takhallus Farrukhi, 
one of Sultân Mahmüd's great court poets and panegy- 
rists; he was a native of Sistân, went afterwards to 
Balkh, and gained the favour of the governor, Amir 
Nasr bin Nasir; here he wrote his famous kasidah, 
wal وصف داغگاه‎ ,; in his later years he was honoured 
by Mahmüd's patronage; he also composed a prose 
work on poetical and rhetorical art, styled وتر جمان البلاغة‎ 
and died A.E. 470, on fol. 49. Zs: 199. Hamzah 
bin ‘Abd-almalik, with the takhallus Adhuri, son of one 
of the Sarbadârs of Asfarâ'in, panegyrist of Shahrukh, 
Timür's son, made twice the pilgrimage to Makkah, went 
to India, where he was favourably received by Sultan 
Ahmad of Gulbargah, returned to iran, and died, eighty- 
two years old, A.H. 866 (so in Elliot 387; here and in 
Elliot 17 the date is omitted). Works besides his poetry : 
رسالة سعی الصفا‎ (written in Makkah), ,طغرای همایون‎ 
,جواهر اسرار رعجاتب الغرائب‎ and ,شرح ابیات مشکله‎ on 
fol. 50%. 200. Asadi, the teacher of Firdausi ; he is said 
to have written the last 4000 baits of the Shâhnâma in 
two days, a story which the author of the Atashkada 
justly considers impossible, on fol. 50%. 201. Asli, 
originally of Mashhad, on fol. 51%. 202. Akdasi, 
ib. 203. Amini, originally of Mashhad, ib. 204. 
Khwâjah Husain Thanâ'i, son of Khwâjah Ghiyâth 
Bazzaz (the draper), was in the service of Ibrahim Mirza 
Safawi, ib. 205. Mir Muhammad Tahir, with the 
takhallus Hazini (omitted here, but mentioned in the 
index on fol. 4>, and supplied from Elliot 387, fol. 
599). 206. Mirzâ Muhammad Radi, with the takhalluş 
Danish, ib. 207. Sail, went in Shah Sulaiman Safawi’s 
reign from Mashhad to Isfahan, ib. 208. Muhammad 
“Ali, with the takhallus Sabir, originally of Mashhad, 
ib. (Elliot 17 and 387 give the takhallus Sabir to 
the contemporary of Shah Sulaiman, and the takhallus 
S@ir to Muhammad ‘Ali), 209. Maulana Mirak, with 
the takhallus Salihi, one of Khwâjah ‘Abdallah Mar- 
warid Kirmâni's sons, ib. 210. Tâhir, a druggist in 
Mashhad, died young, on fol. 52%. 211. ‘Abd-al‘ali, 
ib. 212. Ghazâli, went in Shah Tahmâsp's time to 
India, and entered the service of the emperor Akbar, 
he is said to have written 40,000 baits in 16 volumes, 
ib. 213. Hakim Abü-alkâsim Firdausi, with his full 
name, Hasan bin Ishak bin Sharafshah و‎ his takhallus 
is derived here from the name of his father’s gardens, 
‘Firdaus.’ He died A.H. 421 (so), and left besides the 


Miinchener Academie,’ 1875, pp. 145—168, and 1878, 
pp. 38-70), on fol. 782, 265. Abü-alfaraj, panegyrist of 
Sultân Zahir-aldin Ibrahim of Ghazna (reigned A.H. 
451-492) and of Mas'üd bin Ibrahim; when Sultân 
Ibrahim got embittered against Mas'üd Sa'd Salman, 
Abü-alfaraj became afraid of him and betook himself 
to Lâhür, but entered afterwards again that Sultan’s 
service, on fol. 78>. 266. Khwâjah Abi Nasr, with 
the takhallus Nasiri, a descendant of Abi Sa‘id bin 
Abü-alkhair, on fol. 792. Nasâ: 267. Kadi Shams- 
aldin, ib. 268. Kadi Majd-aldin, ib. 269. Huma’i, 
spent the greater part of his life in Transoxania, on fol. 
79>.  Nishâpür: 270. Shâhfür ibn Muhammad, with 
the takhallus Ashhari, a descendant of Umar Khay- 
yam and pupil of Zahir Faryabi, rose to high honours 
under Sultân Muhammad bin Tukush, died in Tabriz 
A.H, 600, buried in Surkhab, ib. 271. Khabbazi, one 
of the Samanide poets (comp. Dr. Ethé’s essay, “Rüdagi's 
Vorlâufer und Zeitgenossen’ in ‘ Morgenliindische For- 
schungen,’ Leipzig, 1875, p. 50), ib. 272. “Umar 

Khayyam (or as he is styled here, ‘Umar bin Khayyam), | 

a school-fellow of Nizim-almulk and Hasan Sabbah, ib. 
273. Radi-aldin, panegyrist of Arslan bin Tughrulbeg 
“ Saljâki, lived a long time in Samarkand, made a pil- 
grimage to Makkah and became a pupil of Shaikh 
Mu‘in-aldin, the uncle of Shaikh Sa'd-aldin Hamawi, 
on fol. Sob. 274. Maulana Ghiyâth-aldin Ahmad, with 
the takhallus Sâmi, on fol. 819, 275. Saifi, panegyrist 
of Tukushkhân Khwârizmshâhi, ib. 276. Shâhidi, ib. 
277. Shaikh Sadr-aldin, under the Khwârizmshâhs, 
was originally auditor of the province of Nishâpür, but 
afterwards resigned this position in favour of his son, 
and retired from the outer world, ib. 278. Amir Sun'i 
(here: Saifi), ib. 279. Shaikh “Attar, that is, Aba Tâlib 
Farid-aldin Muhammad, called Shaikh-alauliyâ and 
Sulaiman the second, put to death A.H. 627; the 
mathnawis, enumerated here, are: ,جواهر ذات ,الهی نامه‎ 

Nİ ځار‎ ew ۲ شم‎ 
الطیر‎ ghee نامه ,مصیبت نامه ,مظهر العجائب‎ yali 
سر نامه‎ 2, and ,کل و بلبل‎ on fol. 81۳. 280. Mulla 
Mukim Fauji, on fol. 82>, 281. Maulânâ Lutf-allâh, 
contemporary with Timürand his first successors, quoted 
by Adhuri in his رجواهر الاسرار‎ ib, 282. Lutfi, on fol. 
832. 283. Nida’, lived for a time in Yazd, ib. 284. 
Naziri (according to others a native of Juwain), came 
in early youth as merchant from Khurâsân to ‘Trak and 
Adharbaijan, went afterwards to India and entered the 
service of the Khânkhânân, ib. 285. Yahya bin Mu- 
hammad bin Yahya, on fol. 849, Hardt; 286. Abi 
Bakr Azraki, pupil of ‘Abdallah Ansari and king of 
poets at the court of Tughanshah Saljüki, for whom he 
wrote a book in verse on sexual intercourse, entitled 
ز الفیه شلفي‎ he died A.H, 527, 0n fol. 84>. 287. Abi 
Ismail, that is, ‘Abdallah bin Manşür Muhammad 
alanşâri, a pupil of Shaikh Abü-alhasan Kharkâni, on 
fol. 864, 288. Imâmi,a panegyrist of the Atâbegs of 
Fars and contemporary of Sa'di, died in Isfahan, A.H. 
676, ib. 289. Asafi, son of Khwajah Ni‘mat-allah, was 
wazir of Sultan Abi Sa‘id and died A.H. 920 at Harât; 
besides a diwân he left a mathnawi in the metre of 
Nizâmi's Makhzan-alasrâr, on fol. 86b, 290. Ismi, on 



69°. K@in: 240. Shiwani, ib. 241. Wali, of the 
Dasht-i-Bayâd family, on fol. 69%. o Xirmdn: 242. 
Maulânâ Auhadi, the great Safi, friend of Shaikh 
Muhyi-aldin and Shaikh Sayyid Husaini Sadat, died 
A.E. 536(2); he left besides other poetry a mathnawi, 
entitled ,مصبا الاروا‎ on fol.7o2. 243. Abi Bakr, on 
fol. Job. “ 2447 Shaikh Abi Hamid, ib. 245. Khwa- 
jah Shihab-aldin ‘Abdallah Marwârid, with the takhal- 
luş Bayâni, son of Khwâjah Shams-aldin Muhammad 
Kirmâni, flourished under Sultân Husain Mirza, and 
died at Harâta.m.g22: besides kaşidas, ghazals, kit'as, 
and rubâ'is he left a mathnawi «مونس الاحباب‎ another, 
styled Vİ بخسرو و‎ and an unfinished rhymed 
chronicle of Timür's exploits نظوم بجهت)‎ ee 
,(صاحبقران‎ ib. 246. Maulana Bâki, with his~full 
name, Mir “Abd-albâki, a descendant of Shah Nür-aldin 
Ni‘mat-allah, praised by Mulla Umidi of Taharân, and 
killed during the combat between Shah Isma‘il Safawi 
and Sultân Salim “Uthmâni, A.H. 926, on fol. 71%. 
247. Khâjü (خاجو)‎ or rather Khwâjü ,خواجو)‎ as the 
name is spelt correctly in Elliot 17 and in the index of 
this MS. and Elliot 387), author of the روضة الانوار‎ an 
imitation of the Makhzan-alasrâr, and of the همای و‎ 
رهمایون‎ written in Baghdad; he was a pupil of Shah 
“Alâ-aldaulah Simnâni, and died A.H. 742, ib. 248. 
Rafi'-aldin, ib. 249. Mulla Kadi Rashidi (according 
to Elliot 17 and 387, Rushdi) ib. 250. Nür-aldin 
Shâh Ni'mat-allâh, with the takhalluş Sayyid, ib. 
251. Maulânâ Sharaf-aldin, a native of Bâfik near 
Kirmân, flourished under Shah Tahmasp, and died at 
Kazwin A.H. 974, ib. 252. ‘Imad Fakih, in the be- 
ginning of the Muzaffaride dynasty, died A. H. 693, ib. 
253. Mir Shams-aldin Muhammad, with the takhallus 
Fahmi, was prime minister under Sultan Muhammad 
Safawi, on fol. 71>. 254. Muzaffar,ib. 255. Tayyan, a 
native of Bamm near Kirmân,ib. 256. Maulana Wahshi 
of Bafik, usually called Yazdi, since he spent the greater 
part of his life in Yazd, author of famous ghazals and 
of three mathnawis: (a) برين‎ ale in the metre of 
Makhzan-alasrâr; (6) ناظر ومنظور‎ in the metre of 
Khusrau-ü-Shirin; (c) فرهاد وشيرين‎ in the same 
metre, incomplete, ib. 257. Hashimi, with the epithet 
Jahangir, author of the mathnawi yEN مظهر‎ (an 
imitation of Nizâmi's Makhzan-alasrâr), on fol. ۰ 
Marw : 258. Abü Hanifah Iskâfi, a pupil of the 1 
,ثاذ‎ ib. 259. Sayyid Mubârakshâh, on fol. 77». 
260. Talhah, ib. 261. “Abd-al'aziz bin Manşür, with 
the takhallus “A sjadi (or ‘Asjudi, as the name is spelt 
here (645), a pupil of ‘Unsuri and court poet of 
Sultân Mahmüd, ib. 262. Majd-aldin Abü Ishak, 
with the takhalluş Kisâ'i, a Şüfi, younger contem- 
porary of Rüdagi, panegyrist of the Sâmânide princes 
and of Sultân Mahmüd of Ghazna (comp. the edition 
of his poems with metrical German translation by 
Dr. Ethé in ‘Sitzungsberichte der Miinchener Acade- 
mie, 1874, pp. 133-148), ib. 263. Kalâmi,ib. Rina 
and Mahna; 264. Shaikh Fadl-allah Abdi Sa‘id bin 
Abü-alkhair, the great ruba‘i writer, died A.H. 440 
(comp. the edition of his rubâ'is with metrical Ger- 
man translation by Dr. Ethé in “ Sitzungsberichte der 


began to flourish at Ghazna at the end of Sultân Mas'âd 
bin Mahmüd's reign and rose to high honours, but was 
imprisoned by Sultan Ibrâhim in the fortress of Nai, 
released and incarcerated again ; after having obtained 
his freedom for a second time he retired from ithe world 
and devoted himself to Siifie contemplations only, he 
died A.H. 515 at Ghazna, on fol. 922. 329. Yusuf, 
on fol. 95°. 61107 : 330. Maulana Muhammad Haji, 
ib. 331. Shuhüdi, originally of Lâhijân, contemporary 
with Sultan Yakâb, died A.H. 927, ib. 332. Mir 
Faghfür, the panegyrist of Sultân Parwiz, the son of 
Shah Salim; as long as he was in fran’ he used as 
takhalluş Rasmi, ib. 333. Talib, originally of Lâhijân, 
was in the Beryice of Khan Ahmadkhân and died a. x. 
967, ib. 334. Fidâ'i, known as Shaikhzâda, son of 
Shaikh Shams-aldin Muhammad Lâhiji, born in Shirâz, 
flourished in Shah Ismail Safawi’s time, and was also 
patronised by Muhammad Shaibâni, he died a. H. 927, 
on fol. 95>. 335. Fakhr-aldaulah ‘Amid-aldin, was in 
the service of Indian rulers, and died 54 years old, A.H. 
792,ib. 336. Maulana ‘Abd-alrazzik, with the takhal- 
lus Fayyad, originally of Lâhijân, spent the greater 
part of his life at Kumm and is therefore usually styled 
Kummi; he is the author of the لو اد‎ ibs 337. 
Mullâ Nür-aldin Muhammad, with the takhalluş Firâri, 
entered in Gilân the service of Khân Ahmadkhân and 
went afterwards to Kazwin, on fol. 96%. 338. Kâmati, 
ib. 339. Kamal, ib. 340. Makhfi of Rasht, in the 
service of Imam Kulikhan, governor of Fars, ib. 341. 
Nadim, of Lâhijân, went to India and attached himself 
to Maulana Naziri of Nishâpür,ib. 342. Baba Nasibi, 
born in Gilan, lived for some time in Tabriz as con- 
fectioner, was afterwards through Baba Fighâni of 
Shiraz introduced to Sultân Ya'kâb Turkman, and 
was highly favoured by him; he died in Tabriz, 
ib. 343, Kadi ‘Abdallah, aah the takhallus Yakini, 
born and killed in Lâhijân, on fol. 96۲, 344. Kadi 
Yahya, a nephew of Kadi ‘Abdallah, was for some 
time in the imperial service of India, settled after- 
wards in Kâshân and died A.H. 952 (or according 
to Elliot 387, A.H. 953), ib. Mdzandardn: 345. 
Mulla Muhammad Sa'id, with the takhallus Ashraf, 
born in Isfahan, went to India and returned afterwards 
to his native town, ib. 346. Mulla ‘Ali Jawid, died 
at Isfahin A.H. 1007 (1.v و(‎ ib. 347. Talib of Amul, 
served for some time Shah Salim in India, on fol. 974. 
348. Siraj-aldin Kumri (قُمری)‎ born probably in Amul, 
(according to others in Khwarizm or Jurjan), a pupil of 
Imam Fakhr Razi, contemporary with Kamâl-aldin 
Ismail, تاه معط‎ Lunbani and ‘Imadi Shahriyâri, 
panegyrist of Sultân Ghiyâth-aldin Malikshâh Khwâ- 
rizmshâhi (Daulatshâh makes him by mistake a native 
of Kazwin and panegyrist of Sultân Abi Sa'id C'ingiz- 
khâni, who lived 150 years after Ghiyath-aldin), ib. 

d. ‘Trak in two sections: 1. 'Zrâk-i-Arab: 

Baghdad: 349. Aminâi Najafi, son, of Maulânâ 
Mahmüd, the janitor of the غزویه‎ SLT, on fol. g8b. 
350. Fudüli, both a Turkish and Persian poet, ib. 
351. Sayyid Muhammad Najafi, went to India, but 
being unsuccessful there, returned to fran, ib. 352. 
Shaikh Muhammad, of a family of Jabal ‘Amil, ib. 




fol. 872, 291. Bannâ'i, son of an architect, roused the 
anger of Mir ‘Alishir and was obliged to flee into 
Transoxania, where he entered the service of Sultan 
“Ali Mirza ; later on he became a friend and companion 
of Muhammad Shaibâni, and died A.H. 917 (or rather 
according to Elliot 387, fol. 92>: 918); he uses in his 
ghazals the takhallus Hâli, on fol. 872. 292. Haidar, 
was originally a baker, died a.H. 959, on fol. 87>. 
293. Khalidi, on fol. 888. 294. Maulana Hasan “Ali 
Kharrâs (the dealer in wine-jars), with the takhallus 
Rajâ'i, made a pilgrimage to Makkah and became in Kaz- 
win a companion of Mirza Sharafjahân Kazwini, who had 
just retired from the world, ib, 295. Zulâli, died A.H. 
931 at Harât, ib. 296. Shadi, ib. 297. Şabühi (ac- 
cording to others a native of Badakhshân), died in India, 
ib. 298. Tâhiri, died A.H. 946 at Harat, ib. 299. 
Ghazâli, a pupil of Haidar the baker (No. 292), went 
to India and had poetical contests with Ghazali of 
Mashhad, ib. 300. Fasihi, was in the service of Mur- 
tada Kulikhân Shâmlü, on fol. 88b, 301. Maulânâ 
Fakhr-aldin, a companion of Sultân Sanjar, ib. 302. 
Darwish Makşüd Tirgar (the arrow-maker), lived in 
Mashhad, died go years old, A. H. 707 (so according to 
Elliot 387, fol. 948, this copy has 77), ib. 303. Yüsuf- 
shah Kâtibi, lived in Harât as katib, ib. 304. Muzaffar 
(whom Daulatshâh with great exaggeration calls the 
second Khâkâni), was a contemporary of Malik Mu'izz- 
aldin Kurt, ib. 305. Nazim, panegyrist of the Shâmlü 
family, who governed Harât, and author of a mathnawi, 
,یوسف وزج‎ On fol. 898. 306. Waşfi, ib. 

ce. Tabaristân, Jurjün, Lâhijân, Rasht, and Müzan- 
darin : 

Astarâbâd : 307. Khwajah “Ali, with the takhalluş 
Bâzâri, ib. 308. Khwâjah Ghiyâth-aldin Muhammad, 
with the takhallus Bazmi, ib. 309. Sayyid Hasan Kadi, 
with the takhallus Huzni, killed by “Abdallâhkhân's 
order, ib. 310. Dâ'imi,ib. 311. Raughani,ib. 312. 
Sairi, on fol. 8gb. 313. Sahâbi,ib. 314. Fasih-aldin, 
with the takhalluş Sahib, born in Kabüdjâma near 
Astarâbâd, was in Mir ‘Alishir’s and Sultan Husain 
Mirzâ's service, died in Astarâbâd A.H. 917, ib. 315. 
Sultân Muhammad, with the takhalluş Sidki, died in 
Kashan, ib. 316. Mir‘Abd-alhakk, ib. 317. Ghiyathi, 
a sayyâh or wandering monk, ib. 318. Mir فص‎ 
aldin Muhammad, with the takhallus Fidâ'i, ib. 319. 
Farighi, ib. 320. Furüghi, in Shah Tahmasp’s service, 
on fol. go, 321. Mirza Abü-alkâsim, born in Fandar- 
sag near Astarâbâd, greatly honoured both by the 
rulers of iran and Hindüstân, died in Isfahan under 
Shah Safi, ib. 322. Mir Muhammad Mu'min, was the 
teacher of Sultan Haidar Mirzâi Safawi, died in India, 
ib. 323. Mir Murâdi, lived for a long time in Yazd, 
died on his pilgrimage to Makkah in Tabriz A.H. 976, 
ib. 324. Maulana Nizâm, author of a mathnawi, 
رسلیمان ودلقیس‎ died at Astarâbâd A.H. gat, ib. 
Jurjém : 325. Shams-aldin Muhammad ‘Ajibi, author 
of a famous kasidah in honour of Sam bin Husain, on 
fol. gob. 326. Fakhr-aldin As‘ad, ib. 327. Maulana 
Lami‘i of Jurjân, went in early youth to Khurâsân and 
became a disciple of Muhammad Ghazâli ; afterwards he 
lived for a time in Bukhara, ib. 328. Mas'üd bin Sa'd 
bin Salman (according to others a native of Hamadan), 


nakkâsh (the painter) of Işfahân, used originally as 
takhalluş Anwar, ib. 379. Khwajah Saif-aldin Mahmüd, 
with the takhalluş Rajâ'i, ib. 380. Mirzâ Sayyid Rida, 
rose to high dignity under Sultân Husain Şafawi and 
died during the same reign, on fol. ro3b. 381. Mu- 
hammad Ridâpâshâ, went to Rim, was for a time 
Pasha of Egypt, but retired thence into the Ka‘bah, ib. 
382. Radi, ib. 383. Rafi-aldin Lunbâni, with his 
real name, “Abd-al‘aziz Mas'üd (Lunban is a village in 
the district of Isfahan), contemporary with Jamâl- 
aldin “Abd-alrazzâk, Kamâl-aldin Isma‘il, and Sharaf- 
aldin Shufurwah ; he lived for a time in Rai and died in 
Isfahan (A, H. 603 according to Elliot 387; in Ouseley 
Add. 183 and Elliot 17 the year is omitted), ib. 384. 
Sayyid Hasan, with the takhallus Zinat, on fol. 1040, 
385. Salik, ib. 386. Mirza Shah Husain (or Husaini 
according to Elliot 387), with the takhallus Sâki, 
originally a builder, became wazir under Shah Isma‘il 
Safawi, was assassinated by Shah Kuli A.E. 929, ib. 
387. Sipihri, originally of Ardastan, lived in Isfahan, 
was a Sufi, ib. 388. Sarrâj-i-Hakkâk,ib. 389. Sa'dâ 
of Ardastân, went to India, but returned to his native 
country, ib. 390. Mirza Salman, wazir under Sultan 
Muhammad Şafawi, ib. 391. Sharaf-aldin Fadl-allah 
Shufurwah, contemporary with Jamal-aldin ‘A bd-alraz- 
zâk and Rafi-aldin Lunbani, author of a treatise اطباق‎ 
الذمب‎ (a kind of imitation of Zamakhsharis اطواق‎ 
و(الذهب‎ ib. 392. Hakim Shifa’i, with his real name: 
Sharaf-aldin Hasan, a clever physician, was highly 
favoured by Shah “Abbâs the Great, on fol. rogb. 
393. Shah Nazar, lived for a time in India, ib. 4, 
Aka Shahaki, born in Zaman, a village near Isfahan, 
on fol. 105% 395. Shah Shuja‘-aldin Mahmüd, a 
nephew of Khalifah Asad-allah, the governor of Mash- 
had, ib. 396. Shu'aib of Jüshkân (near Isfahan), 
author of a mathnawi, |,ic 9 Gls, ib. 397. Shikibi, 
ib. 398. Muhammad Ibrahim, with the takhalluş 
Shaukati, went to India, ib. 399. Şâdikâi Gâw, was 
employed as servant in the old mosque of Isfahan, ib. 
400. Sabri of Ardastân, ib. 401. Mir Sabri, with his 
real name: Rüzbahân, used at first as takhalluş Faris, 
lived at Kazwin at the same time as Shah Tahmâsp 
Safawi, but returned afterwards to his native town, ib. 
402. Maulana Safi, with his real name: Mullâ Muham- 
mad Zaman, on fol. ro5>. 403. Kamâl-aldin Husain, 
with the takhallus Damiri, flourished in Shah Tahmâsp 
Şafawi's reign, author of six mathnawis, viz. ,ناز 5 نیاز‎ 
رحسنة الاخبار ,وامق و عذرا ,ليلی و مجنون ,بهار و خزان‎ 
را ندر نامه‎ and of seven diwâns of ghazals, viz. 
بیزوال رکنز الاقوال ,صورت حال رسفينة اقبال‎ Gre, 
ملال‎ e, مقال‎ yas, زقدس حیال‎ of four other 
diwâns in imitation of Sa'dis Tayyibât, Badâ'i, Khawâ- 

tim, and Ghazaliyyât, viz. رطاهرات‎ Şe, الشعر‎ dl, 

in‏ ,عيون الزلال of another diwân, called‏ زنهایة السعر 

imitation of Hafiz; and of thirteen similar diwâns, in 
imitation of those of Baba Fighâni, Jami, Lisâni, 
Shahi of Sabzwâr, Bannâ'i of Hardt, Mir Şâlihi of 
Mashhad, Asafi of Hardt, Babi Shahidi of Kumm, 
Amir Humâyün, Mirzâ Sharafjahân Kazwini, Kamal 
Khujandi, Amir Khusrau, and Amir Hasan of Dihli, 



2. Trâk-i“Ajam: 

Isfahan: 353. Abdal, was originally a druggist, 
turned then a Safi, but was very much addicted to 
sensual pleasures, so that he once ran about in Tabriz 
quite naked from top to toe, on fol. 99%. 354. Mir 
Muhammad Bâkir Dâmâd, with the takhalluş Ishrak 
(his name ‘ Damad’ he derived from his father Shams- 
aldin Muhammad, who was the ‘dimad’ or son-in-law 
of Shaikh ‘Ali ‘Abd-al‘ddil; according to Elliot 17 
and 387, “Abd-al'âl) “Amili, contemporary and friend 
of Shah “Abbâs the Great, ib. 355. Mirza Amin, born 
in the village of Naşrâbâd Mârbin near Isfahan, ib. 
356. Auji of Natanza (in the district of Isfahan), was 
during Shah ‘Abbas’ reign in the service of Husainkhân 
Shâmlü at Harât, ib. 357. Amirbeg, a butcher in 
Isfahan, ib. 358. Mir Jalal Asir, ib. 359. Ayati, a 
schoolmaster, ib. 360. Shaikh Bahâ-aldin Muhammad, 
with the takhallus Baha'i, originally of Jabal ‘Amil in 
Syria, went in early youth to Isfahan and flourished 
there in Shah ‘Abbas’ time, ib. 361. Mirza Bakir, 
originally of Natanza, lived in Isfahan, on fol. وو‎ 
362. Mulla Pir Jamal, born in Ardastân near Isfahan, 
ib. 363. Amir Taki (known as Mirshah, according to 
Elliot 17 and 387), went to the Dakhan in Ibrahim 
Kutbshah’s reign and afterwards on a pilgrimage to 
Makkah, ib. 364. Aka Taki (not Lâ'iki, as this copy 
has, since such a name would be entirely out of har- 
mony with the alphabetical arrangement, always strictly 
observed), son of Aka Malik Mu‘arraf, went to India in 
Jahângir's reign and entered the service of prince Par- 
wiz, ib. 365. Mirzâ Muhammad Muhsin, with the 
takhallus Ta’thir, whose forefathers had been brought 
over by Shah ‘Abbas from Tabriz to Işfahân ; he flou- 
rished under Shah Husain Safawi, ib. 366. Khwajah 
Jamal Munshi (born in Isfahan, not in Kirmân, as 
others state), contemporary with Khwajah Shams-aldin 
Muhammad, the prime minister, ib. 367. Zain-aldin 
Jannati, a native of the village of Jaz (;2), author of a 
mathnawi, رشاپور و شهباز‎ ib. 368. Khwâjah Jalal-aldin 
Darkâni (so distinctly in Elliot 17 and 387, ,درگانی‎ 
Darkân being a village of Jüshkân near Işfahân), 
son of Khwâjah Shihâb-aldin, pupil of Zahir Fâryâbi 
and panegyrist of the Atâbegs, especially of Kizil 
Arslan ; he lived for a time in Tabriz and went after- 
wards to Khurâsân, where he became a pupil of Shaikh 
Najm-aldin Kubrâ, he died in the ‘Trak, on fol. 100%, 369. 
Jamal-aldin ‘Abd-alrazzik, began to flourish under 
Sultân Muhammad Khwârizmsbâh, and was contempo- 
rary with Khâkâni and Mujir Bailakâni,ib. 370. Khwâ- 
jah Habib-allah, on fol.ro2b. 371. Huzni,a nephew of 
Mullâ Niki, ib. 372. Mirzâ Salmân, with the takhal- 
luş Hisâbi, a good musician and author of a tadhkirah, 
ib. 373. Khâtami,ib. 374. Hilmi (on the margin), 
ib. 375. Mirza Dâ'üd, son of Mirzâ ‘Abdallah of 
Isfahan, with the takhallus ‘Ishk, flourished under 
Shah Sulaiman and Sultân Husain Safawi, on fol. 103”. 
376. Mulla Mirak, with the takhallus Dâ'i, son of 
Mulla Damiri, was originally a mere transcriber with 
the takhallus Mahrümi, later on he became a poet him- 
self and assumed the takhallus Dâi, author of a poem, 
,در طلو: نشاء تریاق‎ ib. 377. Dhauki, originally of 
Ardastân, ib~ 378. Radi, with his real name, Zamânâi 


Tughrâ of Mashhad wrote a preface to it, ib. 7 
Shükhi, on fol. ı22b, 438, Husain, with the takhallus 
Sabuhi, a mathnawi writer, ib. 439. Shaikh ‘Ali Naki 
of Kamarah, flourished in Kashan, ib. Rai: 440. Mau- 
lana Umidi of Taharân, with his real name Arshasp, 
began to flourish in Shah Ismail Safawi’s reign, and 
was a pupil of Maulana Jalâl-aldin Dawani; he was 
killed at the instigation of Shah Kiwâm-aldin Nâr- 
bakhshi, on fol. 123b. 441. Kamâlaldin, with the 
takhalluş Pindar (so in Elliot 17 and 387, in this 
copy the takhallus is omitted) of Kuhistan in Rai, 
panegyrist of Majd-aldaulah Dailami, he wrote Persian, 
Arabic, and Dailamitie verses, on fol. 124>, 442. Mir 
Muhammad Yüsuf, with the takhallus Khulki, his 
mother went to Hardt after his father’s death, in the 
time of Sultan Husain Mirza, and there the poet began 
to flourish; later on he went to Khurâsân and became 
wazir of Shah Isma‘il Safawi; in consequence of calum- 
niations he was killed, a. H. 927, by order of Amirkhan, 
the governor of Khurâsân, ib. 443. Shah Rida, son 
of Shih Bahâ-aldaulah, the most excellent of Shâh 
Kasim Nürbakhsh's sons, ib. 444. Sail of Hamadan, 
travelled also in ‘Irak and Adharbaijân, ib. 5 
Shâpür, one of Maulânâ Umidi Taharâni's sons, had 
at first the takhalluş Firibi, went twice to India and 
enjoyed the friendship of Sultân Salim and Mirza Ja‘far 
Kazwini ; after his return to his native country he died, 
ib. 446. Mir Saidi of Taharân, began to flourish in 
Shâh Sulaimân Şafawi's time, later on he went to India 
and died there, on fol. 1255. 447. Shah Safi Nür- 
bakhshi, retired from the world into the temple of 
Makkah after the death of his brother Shah Kiwâm- 
aldin, on whom vengeance was taken for the assassina- 
tion of Umidi (see No. 440), ib. 448. Sabir, ib. 
449. Ustad ‘Ata-allah, ib. 450. Kâdi “Atâ-allâh, bro- 
ther of Kadi Muhammad, in Shah Safi’s time, on fol. 
126", 451. ‘Imadi Shahriyâri, under the Saljük Sultans, 
highly praised by Hasan of Ghazna and Auhad-aldin 
Anwari, he was the panegyrist of Tughrul bin Arslan 
Saljüki and died in Shahriyâr ; another 'Imâdi is said to 
have lived in Ghazna (comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., under 
‘Imadi), ib. 452. Aba Yazid Muhammad Ghadâ'iri (so 
correct in the general index, the text here reads dis- 
tinetly “Adâ'iri), the most excellent of the poets of 
‘Trak, court poet of Sultân Mahmüd of Ghazna, ib, 
453. Fahmi, on fol. 126, 454. Fikri of Damâwand, 
ib. 455. Abü-almafâkhir, with the takhallus Fâkhiri, 
in the time of Sultân Ghiyâth Muhammad bin Malik- 
shah Saljüki; a kit‘ah of his saved Mazandaran from 
plunder and pillage by the troops of Sultan Mas'üd bin 
Malikshah, ib. 456. Imam Fakhr, that is, “Abdallah 
Muhammad bin al-Husaini alkuraishi albakri, born 
A.H. 544, died 606, on fol. 127% 457. Karibi of 
Damâwand, ib. 458. Lutfi, a banker (صراف)‎ in 
Taharân, ib. 459. Mir Naşibi, with his real name 
Sa'd-alhakk, went in early life from Rai to Shirâz and 
entered the service of Mullâ Jalâl Dawâni, after whose 
death he returned to his native place; he dieda,H. 914, 
ib. 460. Shaikh Najm-aldin, known as Dâya, one of 
the companions of Shaikh Najm-aldin Kubrâ, who 
entrusted the young man's spiritual education to the 
Shaikh Majd-aldin Baghdâdi ; he is the author of the 


416. Kamâl-aldin Isma‘il, son of 


viz, سحرحلال ,انیس اللیال ,معراج الامال ,ائينة جمال‎ 
بال‎ gla, جلال ,ذرر مثال‎ oles, لوامع ,خجسته فال‎ 
,هدایت وصال ,خیال‎ JLT ,معشوق لایزال ,منتهای‎ 
and JE حسن‎ ib. 404. Mirzâ Nür-allâh, with the 
takhalluş Diya, was in Shah ‘Abbas’ privy council, on 
fol. 1668, 405. Tahir, on fol. 1078. 406. Zahir-aldin, 
brother of Sharaf-aldin Shufurwah, ib. 407. Aka ‘Ali, 
with the takhallus ‘Ishrati, went to India, returned 
afterwards and was buried in Mashhad, ib. 408. Ghazi 
Kalandar, lived in Simnân, ib. 409. Farid-aldin 
Ahwal, contemporary with Imami (according to Elliot 
387 Ahi) of Harât, according to others Imâmi's own 
son, ib. 410. Fathi of Ardastân, on fol. ro8b. 411. 
Muhammad Ridâbeg, with the takhallus Fikri, ib. 
412. Kâsimi of Ardastân, died in Işfahân, ib. 413. 
Mir Shah Kiwâm-aldin, under Shah Isma‘il Safawi, ib. 
414. Kalâmi, under Shah Safi, ib. 415. Mirzâ Abü- 
alkâsim Kâbuli, was born in Turkistân, grew up and 
flourished in Kabul, and went in the emperor Humâyün's 
reign to India, ib. 3: 
Jamal-aldin ‘Abd-alrazzik, with the epithet خلاق‎ 
,المعانی‎ fell in the massacre of Işfahân, caused by 
Uktâi Kâ'ân, the son of Cingizkhan A.H. 635, ib. 
417. Muflih (so according to Elliot 17 and 387 and the 
index of the present copy; the text exhibits twice 
Mudâmi), on fol. 1158, 418. Mudâmi, ib. 419. 
Muşâhib of Nâ'in, ib. 420. Khalifah Asad-allâh, with 
the takhalluş Malüli, originally of Mâzandarân, lived 
for a time in Isfahan, on fol. 115>. 421. Mir ‘Abd-al‘al 
(so correct in Elliot 17 and 387, the present copy has 
“Abd-al'âdil), with the takhalluş Najat, was employed 
in the library under Sultân Husain Safawi, and a fine 
Nasta'lik writer, ib. 422. Nâtik, ib. 423. Nüri, ib. 
. 424. Zain-aldin Mas'âd, with the takhalluş Niki, son 
of ‘Ali Hallâj of Isfahân, author of a mathnawi, 80) 
,الاۀ‎ an imitation of Nizâmi's Makhzan-alasrâr, on fol. 

1168 425. Nasir Khusrau (with the famous autobio- 
graphy, a model of literary forgery), on fol. 116», 
426. Mirzâ Shahkuli, with the takhallus Wahid (not 
Hâmid, as this copy reads), on fol. 121, 427, Mirza 
Hasan, with the takhallus Wahib, lived in Shah ‘Abbas’ 
time and died at Yazd, ib. 428. Mirzâ Hâdi, son of 
Mirzâ Shâh Taki, the Shaikh-alislâm of Mashhad, on 
fol. 121۳, 429. Mirzâ Hadi, son of Mirzâ Rafi'-aldin 
Muhammad Shahrastâni (or Shaibâni according to 
Elliot 17 and 387), the prime minister, went in İater 
years to India,ib. Jarfadkin, Khwânsâr,and Kamarah: 
430. Sairi Jarfâdkâni, was in the service of Imâm 
Kulikhân, the governor of Fârs; he died on his pil- 
grimage to Hijâz, ib. 431. “Ttâbi Jarfâdkâni, ib. 
432. Najib-aldin Jarfâdkâni, a panegyrist of the Saljük 
Sultâns, ib. 433. Taşnifi of Khwânsâr, on fol. 1220, 
434. Aka Husain Khwânsâri, in Shah Sulaiman Safawi’s 
time, ib. 435. Khidri of Khwânsâr, ib. 436. Zulâli 
of Khwânsâr, the famous author of the seven math- 
nawis jb! دیدار و سمندر ,معمود و‎ öle, Glew, 
,حسن کلوسوز ,ذزه و خورشید‎ and ,سلیمان نامه‎ the 
first of which is left unfinished ; Shaikh “Abd-alhusain 
of Kamarah put Zulâli's diwân in order in India, and 

MSS. 280 
Jâsp (or Câsp) near Kumm, ib. 491. Shamsâi Safir, 
on fol. 1332. 492. Shah Tâhir of Anjudan, born in 
Hamadan, went in later years to India and became the 
adviser of Sultan Nizamshah, he died د‎ 1.956 (Elliot 17: 
954),ib. 493.‘Aridi, on fol.r33b. 194 Alan ان‎ ib, 
495. Ghadanfar of Kalcar near Kumm, lived mostly 
in Kâshân,ib. 496. Mir “Abd-alghani, with the takhal- 
lus Ghani of Tafrush, ib. 497. Abi Turabbeg, with 
the takhalluş Firkati of Anjudan, flourished in Kâshân, 
therefore usually styled Kashi, was wazir of Makşüdbeg, 
ib. 498. Gulkhani, a nephew of Baba Shahidi, well 
known in ‘Irak, Adharbaijan, and Fars, on fol. 1340, 
499. Kazim, son of Aka Sadik Sidki and pupil of 
Hakim Sa‘idkhan the physician, ib. 500. Baba Sultân 
Kalandar, with the takhallus Liwâ'i, in Shah ‘Abbas’ 
time, ib. 501. Mir Makbül, died in Kâshân A.E. 
924 (according to Elliot 17 and 387: 934), on fol. 134», 
502. Mirzâ Muhammad, with the takhallus Mukhlis of 
Narak ر(نراق)‎ in Sultân Husain Şafawi's time, ib. 503. 
Malik, ib. 504. Malik Taifür, brother of Mulla Dâ'i of 
Anjudan, and pupil of Shaikh “Ali ‘Abd-al‘al and Mau- 
lana Fath-allâh, the Kurân-interpreter ( هر‎ 16 6 
at first the takhalluş Kisrâ, but exchanged it later on 
in Kazwin for Malik; a famous verse of his was 
wrongly ascribed to Mirzâ Malik of Kumm; Taifür 
therefore sent a messenger to him who was then staying 
in India, and obtained a written statement, affirming 
his (Taifür's) legitimate claim on the authorship of that 
verse, ib. 505. Mashrabi, on fol. 1359. 506. Nâfi,a 
cook, ib. 507. Khwâjah Nasir, that is, Nasir-almillah 
wa-aldin Muhammad bin Hasan, born in Tüs, and 
therefore often called Tüsi, a pupil of Farid-aldin Dâmâd 
(who himself was a pupil of Şadr-aldin Sarakhsi, the 
disciple of Bahman Yâr, wbose spiritual guide was Shaikh 
Abü “Ali ibn Sinâ); among his numerous works on 
philosophy, astronomy, grammar, theosophy, and ethics, 
are a رشرح بر اشارت شی ابو علی‎ a شرح بر صد کلم‎ 
,دطلمیوس‎ a تچرید‎ ye, the اوصاف الاشراف‎ (Elliot 387 
,(الاشرار‎ and a treatise on practical philosophy, dedicated 
to Nasir-aldin, the governor of Kuhistaén; he lived for 
some time in Kuhistân and the fortresses of the Is- 
mailis, was also imprisoned, but released by Ilkhân; 
he died, seventy-seven years old, A.H. 672, ib. 508, 
Shaikh Nizâmi, that is, Abi Muhammad 11738 bin 
Yusuf bin Mu’ayyad, the great epic poet; his family 
had come from Tafrush to Ganja, where he was born; 
besides the famous Khamsah some biographers ascribe 
to his authorship another mathnawi, ویسد و‎ ole, 
ye), which is referred by others to Nizâmi ‘Aridi 
Samarkandi, ib. 509. Wakil, on fol. 136>. 510. Mir 
Walihi, a good musician, ib. 511. Hashimi, ib. 512. 
Hijri, ib. Kazwin: 513. Amir Kadi, with the takhal- 
lus Asiri, son of Kadi Mas'üd, was thirty years 40 
of Rai, on fol. 1374. 514. Mirza Asadbeg, ib. 515. 
Adhambeg, son of Khwâjah Murâdbeg, in the time of 
Cingizkhan, ib. 516. Kadi Ahmadbeg, or, according 
to Elliot 17 and 387 and the general index of this copy, 
Kadi Ahmad Ghaffâri, ib. 517. Mirzâ Ahmad, a Dai- 
lami, ib. 518. Shaikh Amin-aldin, ib. 519. Muham- 
mad Sharif, with the takhallus İzadi, ib. 520. Abi 



(or as Elliot 17 and 387 read,‏ کشف lia‏ وشرح دقاتق 

وتفسیر بعر ple uss), and of the Bull‏ وشرح حقاتق 
he died A.K. 654 in Baghdad, ib. 461, Muhammad‏ 
Sharif, with the takhallus Hijri, a relation of Umidi,‏ 
had for a time an official employment in Isfahan, where‏ 
the poet Salâmi, together with his brother Kalami,‏ 
wrote a poem to his praise; he died a. H. 982 at Yazd,‏ 
on fol. 127b. Sdwa; 462. Aftabi, ib. 463. Ja‘fari,‏ 
was in later years in the service of the governors of‏ 
Tabriz, ib. 464. Judai, ib. 465. Harifi, ib. 466.‏ 
Amir Zindadil, ib. 467. Süzi, lived a long time in‏ 
Isfahan, therefore often called Isfahani, with his real‏ 
name Hasan “Ali, his first takhallus was Jafâkash‏ 
(tribulation-bearer), but after a journey to Khurâsân‏ 
he assumed that of Süzi; he was secretary in the‏ 
madrasah of Hârün in Isfahan, and died there A, H.‏ 
ib. 468. Salman, that is, Jamâl-aldin, son of‏ ,1002 
“Alâ-aldin of Sâwa, panegyrist of Amir Shaikh Hasan,‏ 
of his son Sultân Uwais and of Dilshâd Khâtün, died‏ 
A.H. 769 (Elliot 17 and 387 read 669), on fol. 1280,‏ 
Mir Shauki, went to India, on fol. 12gb, 470.‏ .469 
Şalâh-aldin, with the takhalluş Sarfi (Elliot 387 reads‏ 
Harfi), a pupil of Muhtasham Kashi, ib. 471. Zarifi,‏ 
a pupil of Harifi, ib. 472. “Ahdi, the younger brother‏ 
of Makşadi, ib. 473. Kadi Masih-aldin “İsâ, began to‏ 
flourish in Kazwin and was appointed governor of‏ 
prince Ya'küb in the reign of Hasanbeg Turkmân;‏ 
after the accession of that prince to the throne he‏ 
became his prime minister ; he was killed after Ya'küb's‏ 
death by his successor Sifi Khalil A.H. 898; his father‏ 
was Khwajah Shukr-allâh Mustaufi, ib. 474. Maksadi,‏ 
on fol. 130%, 475. Shaikh Najm-aldin, with the takhal-‏ 
lus Ya'küb, a cousin of the preceding poet, was, like‏ 
him, in Sultân Hasanbeg Turkmân's and Sultan Ya'küb's‏ 
service, and for a time wazir, ib. Xwmm: 476. Mir‏ 
Fakhr-‏ .477 مود Asli, that is Mir Mahmüd, on fol.‏ 
aldin of Tafrush, with the takhallus Thabit, ib. 478.‏ 
Ansari, ib. 479. Jalal Ja‘far of Farâhân near Kumm;‏ 
he wrote, according to Daulatshah, a mathnawi of 1000‏ 
baits as counterpart to NiZâmi's Makhzan-alasrâr, ib.‏ 
Mirza Abü-alhasan, with the takhalluş Hasan, of‏ .480 
Farâhân, on fol. 1319, 481. Mir Hudüri, with his real‏ 
name, “Aziz-allâh, a favourite of Shah Tahmâsp, ib.‏ 
Hairâni Kummi, also called Hamadâni, since he‏ .482 
had property in Hamadân, author of four mathnawis,‏ 
died A. H. 903 in Hamadân, on fol. 131. 483. Hakim‏ 
Sa‘idkhan, was for some time in the service of Shah‏ 
“Abbâs IT, a clever physician, died in Kumm, ib. 484.‏ 
Dâ'i of Anjudan, on fol. 1329. 485. Darki, ib. 486.‏ 
Kadi Rukn-aldin Da‘wadar, a panegyrist of the Atabegs,‏ 
well versed in Arabic and Persian prose and verse, ib.‏ 
Sultan Muhammad, with the takhalluş Sultân,‏ .487 
eldest son of Shihâb-aldin of Kumm, the riddle writer‏ 
ib. 488. Baba Shahidi, was in Sultan Ya'küb's‏ (معمائی) 
service and went after that ruler’s death to Khurâsân ;‏ 
in Hardt he enjoyed Jâmi's friendship, as well as‏ 
Sultân Husain Mirza Baikarâ's; after Jâmi's death he‏ 
went to India and died in Gujarat, 100 years old,‏ 
A.H. 930, ib. 489. Shah Mir Taki, author of a‏ 
tadhkirah and of a mathnawi in imitation of Khâkâni's‏ 
Tuhfat-al'ivakain, on fol. 132b. 490. Shams-aldin of‏ 


Kâshân, got his investiture either from Shaikh Mu'min 
Mashhadi or from Shaikh Kamal استبری‎ (Elliot 387 
(استیری‎ Sabzwâri, or from both, on fol. r41® 555. 
Adham, lived frequently in Baghdad and Tabriz, ib. 
556. Khwajah Muhammad Amin, on fol. 141>. 557. 
Bakir, known as Bakir-i-Khurda ,(باقر خورده)‎ went to 
India, ib. 558. Baki, ib. 559. Tajalli, went very young 
to India, and lived in Gujarat with Mulla Naziri, ib. 
560. Mirza ‘Ali Akbar, with the takhallus Tashbihi, 
went to India, ib. 561. Taslimi, ib. 562. Mulla 
Mukim, with the takhallus Hilmi, was for some time 
in India in prince Dara Shukth’s service, went then 
as pilgrim to Makkah, and died in the Ka‘bah (so in 
Elliot 387, Elliot 17 says simply, in Makkah), ib. 
563. Hayâti, died in India, on fol. 1424, 564. Mir 
Husaini Tabâtabâ'i, ib. 565. Haidar Tahmâspi, in 
Shah Tahmâsp Safawi’s time, ib. 566. Haibat-allah, 
with the takhalluş Hâtim, a broker, used at first as 
takhalluş Haibat, ib. 567. Khişâli, a pupil of Mau- 
lind Muhtasham, ib. 568. Khayâli, ib. 569. Sultan 
Ibrâhim, with the takhalluş Dâwari of Arân, a village 
near Kâshân, ib. 570. Dhihni, on fol. ı42b. 571. 
Amir Haidar Mu'ammâ'i Rafi'i, famous by his chrono- 
grams and riddles, died A.H. 1032 (Elliot 387 reads 
1033), ib. 572. Ridâ'i,on fol. 1439. 573. Muham- 
mad Hâdi, with the takhalluş Ramzi, ib. 574. Mir 
Muhammad Hashim, with the takhallus Sanjar, son of 
Mir Haidar Rafi‘i, died in India,ib. 575. Mir Muham- 
mad ‘Ali, with the takhallus Salik, ib. 576. Sa‘id, with 
the takhallus Sarmad, went to India, and was there 
executed as a second Manstir Hallâj, by fatwa of the 
orthodox clergy, in Dara Shukth’s time, ib. 577.“Abd- 
alghaffâr, with the takhalluş Sâlim, ib. 578. Shuja’, 
ib. 579. Sharif, was, on his way to India, for some 
time in Sistân and Harât during the siege by ‘Abdallah- 
khan Uzbeg, fled then and entered in India the service 
of Kutbshâh; there he died, on fol. 143>. 580. 
Shu'üri, was his own teacher, ib. 581. Diyâ-aldin 
Muhammad, originally of Rai, son of Akhund Nür, 
ib. 582. ‘Izz-aldin (so in the general index and in 
Elliot 17 and 387; the text has ‘Aziz) Mahmüd, pupil of 
Shaikh “Abd-alsamad of Işfahân, author of a commen- 
tary on Ibn Fârid's VU قصیده‎ (read â5U ,(قصيدة‎ ib. 
583. ‘Ishki, lived for a time in Tabriz, and died in 
Kâshân, A.H. 960, ib. 584. Ghuriri, ib. 585. Mulla 
Muhammad Muhsin, with the takhallus Faid (not 
Faidi, as the text reads), nephew of Maulana Diya- 
aldin Nürâni Kashi, a great favourite of Shah 
“Abbâs TI, author of many books on Kurân interpreta- 
tion, traditions, and ethics, on fol. 1449, ib. ۰ 
Fahmi, ib. 587. Fakhri, ib. 588. Abi Tâlib Kalim, 
originally of Kâshân, lived for a time in Hamadan 
and went afterwards to India, where he spent many 
years in Shâhjahân's service ; he was buried in Kash- 
mir, ib. 589. Rukn-aldin Mas'üd, with the takhallus 
Masih; he was not favoured by Shah “Abbas, and went 
to India; in Shah Safi’s reign he returned to Iran, 
lived at first in Isfahdn, then in Shiraz, and at last in 
Kâshân, where he died, on fol. 144P. 590. Mir Ma'şüm, 
son of Mir Rafi-aldin Haidar Mu'ammâ'i, on fol. 1452. 
591. Makstid, brother of Bakir-i-Khurda, was for a time 
a huckster, entered then the service of Mir Şadr-aldin 



‘Amr Abhari, was wazir under Sultân Tughrul bin 
Arslan, and turned at the end of his life a dervish, ib. 
521. Haji Isma‘il, with the takhalluş Bakhti, ib. 522. 
Tadharwi, a nephew of Nargisi of Abhar, lived a long 
time in India, and was killed there; author of a math- 
nawi, ,در وصف طلوع صمح‎ ib. 8 Mirzâ Ja'far, son of 
Mirzâ Badi'Salzamân, was at first in India, where Sultân 
Sulaiman bestowed upon him the title of Asafkhan, on 
fol. 137». 524. Hairati, a saddler, travelled to Khura- 
sin and ‘Irak, ib. 525. Hajibeg, a ,حافظ‎ ib. 526. 
Khidri, ib. 527. Dailami, ib. 528. Darwish Dahaki, 
with his real name, ‘Aziz-allah, was a brickmaker, but 
became later a favourite of Sultan Ya'küb, ib. 529. 
Abi Sa'id Bâbüya, with the takhallus Rafi‘i, praised 
by Khâkâni, on fol. 138%. 530. Muhammad Ibrahim 
Salik, lived for some time in Isfahan, and went fre- 
quently to India during Shâhjahân's reign ; he died in 
Kazwin, ib. 531. Sa‘d-almulk, with the takhallus 
Sw#ili, was Imam of the great mosque, ib. 532. Mirza 
Sharafjahan, with the takhallus Sharaf, a pupil of Mir 
Ghiyâth-aldin Manşür of Shiraz, flourished in Shah 
Tahmâsp Safawi’s time, ib. 533. Sharmi (not Sharafi, 
as the text reads), on fol. 139%. 534. Mulla “Abd- 
allah, with the takhallus Shihâbi, a descendant of Amir 
Haibat-allâh Husaini (in Elliot 17 and 387 Mirza Habib- 
allah), ib. 535. Shaikh Shihâb-aldin 1 
(Suhraward, formerly a flourishing town in the dis- 
trict of Zanjân, was sacked by the Moghuls), to be 
distinguished from Shaikh Shihâb-aldin Maktül, was 
buried in Baghdad, ib. 536. Safiri, son of Maulana 
Malik (Elliot 17 and 387 Malik) Dailami, ib, 537. Mirza 
Yüsuf, with the takhallus Diya, was at first wazir of 
the governors of Gilan and Mazandaran, later on em- 
ployed by the Safawi Sultâns as secretary, ib. 538. 
Tab‘i (not Tabii, as Elliot 387 reads), a pupil of Hakim 
Shifa’i of Isfahan, on fol. 139. 539. ‘Azizi, was a 
furrier in Tabriz, ib. 540. ‘Ubaid Zâkâni (Zâkân is 
situated in the district of Kazwin), wrote at first in 
honour of Shah Abi Ishak Anji a treatise, در علم‎ 
رمعانی بیان‎ and a kaşidah, but not having been 
rewarded for either of the two he began to compose 
satires ر(هزلیات)‎ ib. 541. Fârighi, son of Amir Sa'd- 
almulk Sâ'ili, ib. 542. Furüghi, went to India and sold 
jewellery there, ib. 543. Kâkâ,ib. 544. Mirza Mu- 
kim, ib. 545. Mulla Murad, on fol. 140%. 546. Malik, 
of the Dailamis, ib. 547. Aka Radi, with the takhallus 
Masrir, ib. 548. Nargisi, originally of Abhar in ‘Irak, 
was for a time Muhtasib in Harat, ib. 549. Mirza 
Muhammad Tahir, with the takhallus Wahid, was at 
first wazir of Mirzâ Muhammad Taki of Isfahan, the 
president of the council; later on, in Shah Sulaiman’s 
time, he rose himself to that rank; he died almost 
ninety years old, ib. 550. Mirza Rafi'-aldin Muham- 
mad, with the takhallus Wa‘iz, author of the ابواب‎ 
wet, ib. 551. Yârak, of a medical family, lived in 
Harat, ib. 552. Mirza Yüsuf, with the takhallus Yüsuf, 
brother of Mirza Tahir Wahid, on fol. 140>. ۵۰ 
553. Baba Afdal, highly esteemed by Khwajah Nasir- 
aldin Tüsi, who saved Kâshân for his sake from being 
sacked by Hulâgükhân's troops, ib. 554. Kadi Asad, 
born in a village near Sawa, but lived many years in 


also visited India, and died, more than ninety years old, 
in Yazd,ib. 626. Kuli Rami (Elliot 387 reads Dami), 
a barber, ib. 627. Mulla Zamâni, in Shah ‘Abbas’ 
time, ib. 628. Sa'idâ, lived in Isfahan, was a clever 
painter, ib. 629. Salik, lived some time in ‘Irak and 
Fars, went then to India, and died there, ib. 630. 
Maulânâ Muhammad, with the takhallus Sharafi, a 
relation of Maulana Sharaf-aldin ‘Ali Yazdi, ib. 631. 
Shauki, ib. 632. ‘Ishrati, a good Nasta‘lik writer, ib. 
633. Ghawwasi, in Shah Tahmâsp Safawi’s time, wrote 
kasidas in honour of the Imâms, on fol. 153%. 634. 
Ghiyath, a painter, died in Yazd, A.H. 1008, ib. 635. 
Kâsib, ib. 636. Kiswati, contemporary with Shah 
Ni'mat-allâh Yazdi, was a clever silk-weaver, ib. 637. 
Maulânâ Mu'min Husain, a pupil of Mulla Mirza 
Jans ود‎ 

e. Fars: 

Abarküh : 638. Mir Burhan, pupil of Kadi Asad, on 
fol. 153>. Bahbahân : 639, Mulla Hamid, ib. 640. Mullâ 
Fakhir, ib. Dérdbjird : 641. “Âlami, lived continually 
in Shiraz, died A.H. 925 (in Elliot 17 and 387: 975), 
ib. Shüshtar : 642. Maulana Râzi, came very young 
to Shiraz, went later on to Adharbaijan and ‘Irak, and 
died at last in Isfahan, ib. 643. Maulana Faraj-allâh, 
lived in Haidarâbâd in the Dakhan, highly favoured 
by his sovereign (which 9), on fol. 1548. Shirdz: 644. 
Maulana Ahli, was the poetical rival of Sayyid Dhü- 
alfakâr Shirwâni and Khwajah Salman of Sawa, in the 
praise of Mir ‘Alishir Nawa’i, author besides of a math- | 
nawi with double metre and double rhyme; died in 
Shiraz, A.H. 933, ib. 645. Shafi'â, with the takhalluş 
Athar, lived in Isfahan during Sultân Husain Safawi’s 
reign, a great satirist, on fol. ı54b. 646. Ibn Naşüh, 
author of a mathnawi رمعبت نامه‎ in Sultan Abu Sa'id's 
time, ib. 647. Partawi, died A.H. 928 (Elliot 387 has 
927), ib. 648. Bikasi, contemporary with Maulana 
Ghazali of Mashhad, ib. 649. Abi Ishak, with the 
takhalluş Bushak (gs), contemporary with Iskandar 
bin ‘Umarshaikh bin Timür, inserted verses of Hafiz 
and other poets in his own compositions, ib. 650. 
Pür-i-Faridün, on fol. 155%. 651. Mirza ‘Ali Rida, with 
the takhallus Tajalli, was in Işfahân a pupil of Aka 
Husain Khwânsâri, visited India, and wrote a math- 
nawi, ,در وصف سراپای معشوق‎ ib. 652. Mirza Abü- 
alhasan, with the takhallus Tamanna, lived in the reigns 
of Shah Sulaiman and Sultân Husain Safawi, ib. 653. 
Khwajah Shams-aldin Muhammad, with the takhalluş 

Hafiz, the great lyrical poet, died A.H. 791, ib. 654. 
Haji Zaman, a cobbler in Shiraz, on fol. 157% 655. 

Zulâli, a pupil of Mulla Ahli, went in early age to 
India, and died in Gujarat, A.H. 948, ib. 656. Shaikh 
Muşlih-aldin Sa'di, the famous didactic poet, died in Shi- 
raz, A. H. 691 (Elliotı7 and 387: 660), ib. 657. Shaikh 
Shattah, with his real name Rüzbahân, buried in Shiraz, 
where his grave is much frequented by the pious, on fol. 
167% 658. Mirza Muhammad Hadi, with the takhallus 
Sharar, a good physician, went to India, on fol.167>. 659. 
Mir Tarzi, wrote poetical compositions in the manner of 
Baba Fighâni,ib, 660. Amir ‘Arifi,ib. 661. Zuhüri,pupil 
of Mulla Wahshi of Yazd, ib. 662. Sayyid Muhammad, 
with the takhallus “Urfi, wrote, besides his well-known 
lyrical poems, two mathnawis, one in imitation of 



Muhammad, son of Mir Ghiyâth-aldin Manşür Dash- 
taki ) (دشتک‎ of Shiraz, enjoyed the benefit of a pil- 
grimage, and died in Yazd, A.H. 987; he was a rival 
of Muhtasham, ib. 592. Mushfiki, a cloth-seller, died 
in the same year, 987, ib. 593. Mudaffar Husain, in 
Shah ‘Abbas’ time, ib.. 594. Mâ'ili, died in Kâsbân, 
A.H. 931, ib. 595. Maulana Muhtasham, the panegy- 
rist of Shih Tahmâsp Safawi, author of two diwâns, 
Me and Glic رنقل‎ also of two other poetical collec- 
tions, composed in his earlier years, styled صبانیه‎ and 
شبابیه‎ : he wrote besides a famous elegy on the mar- 
tyrdom of “Ali's son Husain, ib. Hamaddn: 596. 
‘Abdallah Athir-aldin Aumâni, lived at first in Isfahan, 
and contended in poetry with Kamal Isma'il, became 
then a pupil of Khwajah Nasir of Tis and panegyrist 
of one of the Amirs of Kurdistan, who governed that 
country in the name of the Khalif Musta'şim ; he died 
A.H. 656, through the imprecation of Kadi Majd-aldin 
Tawil of Hamadan, against whom he once had written 
a satire, ib. 597. Anwar, on fol. r49>. 598. Ilâhi of 
Asadâbâd near Hamadan, lived for the greater part 
of his life in India, ib. 599. Khwâjah Akai (Elliot 17 
and 387 Amani), ib. 600. Mir “Akil, with the takhallus 
Bazmi, physician and poet, ib. 601. Muhsinbeg, with 
the takhallus Rashki, was great in calumnies ; killed 
in Tabriz, ib. 602. Mir Radi, of Artiman, ib. 603. 
Khwajah Rashid-aldin Muhammad, author of the famous 
historical work رشیدی‎ gele, for some time wazir of 
Arghünkhân and Sultan Muhammad Khudabanda ; 
was killed, together with his son, on fol. 150%. 604. 
Raunaki, ib. 605. Zaki, in Shah Tahmâsp Şafawi's 
time, mostly in the service of the Turks, ib. 606. 
Saikali, ib. 607. Sairafi, a broker in Hamadan, ib. 
608. “Uryân with his real name, Baba Tâhir Diwana, 
ib. 609. Shaikh Fakhr-aldin Ibrahim, with the takhal- 
lus ‘Traki, a pupil of Shaikh Shihab-aldin Suhrawardi, 
died after his return from India in Sultân Muhammad 
Khudâbanda's time, in Damask, on fol. 1512. 610. Mir 
“Akil, with the takhalluş Kauthari, author of a math- 
113171 «خسرو وشیرین‎ ib. 611. Mufrad, was at first a 
sandal-maker in Hamadan; later on he entered the 
service of Akakhan, ib. 612. Mulki, of Sirkan, near 
Hamadân, ib. 613. Mir Murshid, went in early youth to 
India, author of a رساقینامه‎ ib. 614, Mir Muhammad 
Mahdi, on fol. 151», 615. Mir Mughith-aldin, with 
the takhallus Mahwi, originally of Asadâbâd, near 
Hamadân, lived probably some time in Nishâpür, and 
is therefore called by some Nishâpüri ; he visited India, 
ib. 616. Nasira, ib. 617. Halaki, was in the service 
of Nawwâb Bahram Mirza Safawi, ib. 618. Mahmud, 
with the takhallus Yatim, ib. ۲۵20۰ 619. Akhtari, 
went twice to India, and died there during his second 
visit, ib. 620. Mir Muhammad Mu'min, with the 
takhallus Adâ'i, went in middle life to India, and died 
in the port of Sürat, on fol. 152% 621. Amina, ib. 
622. Agahi, was a tailor in Yazd, and never travelled 
further than Hardt ; he died A.u. 945, ib. 623. Sayyid 
Jalâl-aldin ‘Adud, wazir of the Muzaffarides; his 
father, Sayyid ‘Adud, was wazir too of Muhammad 
Muzaffar, ib. 624. Mir Hazini, a merchant, ib. 625. 
Mulla Hasan ‘Ali, made as derwish a journey to Egypt, 
Syria, and the holy cities of Makkah and Madinah; he 


701. Abü-alkâsim Hasan ‘Unsuri, the king of poets at 
the court of Mahmüd of Ghazna, author of a mathnawi, 
وعدرا‎ gels, died A.H. 441, in the reign of Sultân Ibrâ- 
him bin Mas'üd, ib. 702. ساتم‎ Shastgalla, ori- 
ginally of Balkh, pupil of Abü-alfaraj Sijzi, contem- 
porary with “Unşuri, and, like him, panegyrist of 
Sultan Mahmid (extracts from his diwân in Persian 
text and French translation were published by 
Biberstein- Kazimirski, Versailles, 1876), on fol. ۰ 
703. Mulla Mirakjân, went very young to Işfahân, and 
lived there forty years; he was highly favoured by 
Shah “Abbâs the Great, died A.H. 1061, on fol. 179». 
704. Mirkhwand, the author of the .لل رروضة الصفا‎ 705. 
Jalâl-aldin Muhammad bin Alhasan albalkhi, usually 
called Maulawi, that is, Jalal-aldin Rimi, the pupil of 
Shams-aldin Tabrizi (who died A.H. 645); Jalâl-aldin's 
death is fixed here in A.H. 661 (!), at Küniyah, on fol. 

b. Khwarizm : 

Ürganj : 706. Shaikh Abü-alwafâ, died A.H. 695, 
on fol. 181۲, 707. Husâmi, lived the greater part of 
his life in Karâkül, in Transoxania, died A. H. 922, ib. 
708. Pahlawân Mahmüd, with the takhallus Kitâli, 
author of a mathnawi, pull Bs on fol. 182% 709. 
Shaikh Najm-aldin Kubra, son of ‘Umar of Khaiwak 
(GE is a place in Khwârizm), a great Shaikh, who was 
the patron and spiritual guide of such men as Shaikh 
Najm-aldin Baghdâdi, Shaikh Sa‘d-aldin Hamawi, 
Kamal Khujandi, Shaikh Radi-aldin ‘Ali Lala, Shaikh 
Saif-aldin Bakharzi, Shaikh Najm-aldin Daya Razi 
(our copy reads Radi), and Shaikh Jamâl-aldin Suhail ; 
he died during the invasion of Cingizkhân, ib. ۵ 
Ço and Maimand د‎ 710. Zahir-aldin, that is, 
Tâhir bin Muhammad, panegyrist of Tughânshâh, Atâ- 
beg Muhammad Kizil Arslan, and Atâbeg Muhammad 
Ildagiz, died in Tabriz, a. H. 598, and was buried 
in Surkhab, on fol. 182», 

6, Transoxania : 

Isfarang : 711. Saif-aldin ‘Araj, was for some time 
in the service of Sultan Muhammad bin Tukush, 
died, 85 years old, A. m. 666, on fol, 185>. Akhstkat 
(so correctly in Elliot 17 and 387; our copy reads 
(اخسيتك‎ : 712. Athir-aldin, stayed in his younger years 
for some time in Balkh and Harât for the purpose of 
studying, went then to Adharbaijân, entered Kizil 
Arslan's service, and later on, together with Mujir of 
Bailakân, that of the Atâbeg İldagiz; at last he became 
a disciple of Shaikh Najm-aldin Kubrâ, and died in 
Khalkhâl, A.H. 608, ib. Bukhara: 713. Shaikh Abü- 
al'abbâs, that is, Fadl bin “Abbâs, contemporary with 
Rüdagi, on fol. 186b. 714. Mirza Abü-alhasan Aghââi, 
also a Sâmânide poet (see on both, Ethé’s ‘ Vorliiufer 
und Zeitgenossen Rüdagi's” in ‘ Morgenlindische For- 
schungen,’ Leipzig, 1875), ib. 715. Barandak, in favour 
with Sultân Baikarâ bin Shaikh “Umar bin Timür, 
ib. 716. Mulla Haji Bahrâm, ib. 717. Jauhari the 
goldsmith CH: one of Adib Sabir’s pupils, panegyrist 
of Sulaiman bin Muhammad bin Malikshah, ib. 718. 
Ustad Abü-alhasan Rüdagi, the father of Persian poetry, 
died A.H. 330 (so correctly in Elliot 17; comp. Ethé’s 
“ Rüdagi, der Samanidendichter, in “Göttinger Nach- 



Nizâmi's Makhzan-alasrar, the other entitled خسرو‎ 
وشيرد‎ ; this latter poem is incomplete, ib. 663. Mirza 
Jani, with the takhallus ‘Izzati, on fol. 16gb, 664. Mu- 
hammad Mu'min, with the takhallus ‘Izzi, ib. 665. 
Mir Ghiyâth-aldin Manşür, son of Mir Sadr-aldin 
Muhammad, ib. 666. Ghairati, travelled at first to 
‘Trak, then to India, whence he returned to his native 
place, on fol. 170% 667. Ghiyâth Halwâ'i, went in 
middle age from Shirâz to Isfahan, ib. 668. Baba 
Fighani, was for some time in Khurâsân and ‘Irak, ib. 
669. Farighi, had at first the takhallus Kadi, on fol. 
17ob. 670. Kaidi, in Shah Tahmasp’s reign, ib. 671. 
Kulu ‘Ali, a barber in Shiraz, ib. 672. Maulana 
Lisâni, died in Tabriz, A, H. gg1, ib. 673. Maulana 
Mani, was at first a husbandman, died in Tabriz, 
A.H. 924 (in Elliot 17 and 387: 927), onfol. 1719. 674. 
Majd-aldin Hamgar, was the king of the poets of Fars, 
and *İrâk-i-Ajam in his time, contemporary with Sa'di 
and Imâmi, ib. 675. Khwâjah Murshid, son of Khwâ- 
jah Mirak of Shiraz, on fol. r71>. 676. Mulla Husain, 
with the takhallus Mushtâk, ib. 677. Mu‘in-aldin, 
on fol. 172%. 678. Mukim, brother of Munsif, author 
of a mathnawi, lew. ریوسف و‎ 1b. 679. Maulana Mak- 
tabi, author of a good mathnawi, ليلی چنون‎ ib. 
680. Muhammad Isma‘il, with the takhallus Munsif, 
brother of Mukim, originally of Shiraz, flourished in 
Tarasht near Rai, therefore often called Tarashti, on fol. 
173. 681. Nasr-allah bin ‘Abd-alhamid, one of the 
wazirs of Khusrau Malikshah, was killed, ib. 682. 
“Abdibeg, with the takhallus Nawidi, ib. 683. 78 
Nizam, died very young, ib. 684. Na'imâ, was in the 
service of Imam Kulikhân, governor of Fars, on fol. 
174°. o Küzarün: 685. Taki-aldin Auhadi, born in 
Isfahan, ib. 686. Arshad, ib. 687. Bahari, with his 
real name Naurüzshâh, was for some time governor of 
that fortress زدور)‎ 325, that is, Kâzarün itself; in Elliot 
17 and 387 هرمز‎ 3x5, the fortress of Hurmuz), ib. 
688. Rashid, the brother of Arshad, ib. 689. Shaikh 
Abü-alkâsim, with the takhalluş Kâsimi, son of Shaikh 
Abi Hâmid, and pupil of Mulla Mirzâ Jan, ib. ۰ 
690. Khidri, was for some time in the service of Imâm 
Kulikhân, the governor of Shirâz, ib. 691, Maulânâ 
Şadr-aldin Muhammad, with the takhalluş Kalâmi, on 
fol. 174b. 692. Muhibbi (Elliot 17 and 387 read 
wrongly Hujjati, which does not fit into the alphabetical 
order), went young to Shiraz, but returned to his native 
place in A.H. 923 (Elliot 17 has 932; 387 has 937), and 
died there, ib. 693. Mawâli (not Su'âli, as this copy 
reads), known as Khurâsânkhân, ib. Nairiz: 694. 
Mâ'ili, in Shah Tahmasp Şafawi's time, ib. 
111. Poets of Türân. 
a. Balkh and its dependencies : 
695. Alif Abdal, born in Balkh, was in Adharbaijân 
in Sultân Ya'küb Turkmân's service, on fol. 1752. 696. 
Shaikh Abü-alhasan Shahid, the elder contemporary of 
Rüdagi,ib. 697. Shaikh Abü'Ali ibn Sinâ,ib. 698. Mau- 
Jana Rashid-aldin Watwat, in the reign of Atsiz Muham- 
mad Khwârizmshâh, who died A.H. 551, author of the 
treatise on poetry, styled الس‎ Plus, died, 97 years old, 
A.H. 575 (in Elliot 17 and 387: 578), in Khwarizm, ib. 
699. Sirâj-aldin, on fol.177>. 700. Maulana Shafik of 
Balkh, contemporary with Sultân Ibrahim Adham, ib. 


and became at last, in Mu‘izz-aldin Sanjar's reign, king 
of poets and Amir-alumarâ; he is highly praised by 
Anwari, and died in Marw towards the end of Sanjar’s 
reign, A.H. 542; Sanâ'i of Ghazna wrote an elegy on 
his death (that proves beyond doubt that the usual 
date of Sana’i’s death, A. H. 525, is utterly wrong |), ib. 
745. Nizimi ‘Aridi, a pupil of the preceding Amir 
Mu'izzi, author of a چهار مقاله در کت عملی‎ OLS 
خدمت ملوك ال‎ yol زو‎ he is also said to have com- 

posed a mathnawi, و رامین‎ Sig, ON fol. 2010. ۰ 
746. Farkhâri, ib. Farghana: / 
(or, as Elliot 17 and 387, read Kubd): 748. Rukn-aldin 
Kubâ'i, a pupil of Athir-aldin Aumâni and teacher of 
Pürbahâi Jami, on ۲0۱, ۰ 

IV. Poets of India. 

a. The Dakhan : 

749. Safiri, quoted in Taki Auhadi, ib. 750. Shaikh 
Faidi, son of Shaikh Mubârak (was, according to the 
Haft Iklim, a native of Agra), on fol. 2020, 

b. Dihli: 

751. Jamâli,ib. 752. Mir Judâ'i, that is, Câkarkhân, 
on whom the emperor Akbar bestowed the honorary 
title of Nâdir-almulk, on account of his skill in 
painting; great antagonist of Ghazâli of Mashhad, ib. 
753. Khwajah Hasan, a pupil of Shaikh NiZâm-i-Auliyâ, 
and protégé of Amir Khusrau, ib. ۰ Amir Khusrau, 
son of Amir Mahmüd, who had come during the fright- 
ful reign of Cingizkhân from Turkistân to India, and 
entered Sultân Muhammad Tughluk’s service; he was 
likewise a pupil of Nizâm-i-Auliyâ, and died A.H, 725; 
author of a khamsah and several diwâns, on fol. 202». 
755. Shaikh Farid-aldin Shakarganj, on fol. 2048. 
756. Khwajah Mu'in-aldin Cishti, a Şâfi, pupil of 
Sultân Shams-aldin and Sultân Shihâb-aldin Ghüri, ib. 
757. “Ali Ahmad, with the takhalluş Nishâni, a derwish, 
on fol. 204%. Strhind: 758. Nasir “Ali Sirbindi, in 
Aurangzib’s time, ib. Adbul: 759, Khwajazada, ib. 
760. Kâdiri of Pâniput, ib. 

e. Kashmir: 

761. Binish, lived in Dihli in Aurangzib’s reign, ib. 
762. Ghani, ib. 763. Kamgüi, ib. 764. Mazhari, 8 
in India the epithet خندان‎ «4, went twice to Tran, ib. 
Lüâhür (this town, both in the general index here and 
in the Elliot copies, is included in Dihli): 765. Sirâj- | 
aldin, quoted in the Haft Iklim, on fol. 2052. 

V. Poetesses. 

766. ‘Ismat, daughter of the Kadi of Samarkand, ib. 
767. ‘Iffati of Asfara’in, ib. 768. “A'ishah, of Samar- 
kand, ib. 769. Mihri, in Shâhrukh's time, was the 
companion of Gauharshad Begam, and wife of Khwajah 
‘Abd-al'aziz Tabib ; according to some, she had a love- 
affair with the nephew of the Begam, and her old 
husband got her imprisoned by order of the Shah, 
ib. 770. Mahisti, either of Ganja or of Nishâpür, 
greatly favoured by Sultân Sanjar, on fol. 205P. 771. 
Lala Khâtün, a ‘manly woman, was for some time 
ruling over Kirmân, on fol. 206%. 772. Mutribah of 
Kâshghar, was in Tughânshâh's harem, and wrote an 
elegiac rubâ'i on his death, ib. 773. Nir Jahân Begam 
the emperor Jahângir's wife, ib. : 



richten, 1873), on fol. 1872. 719. Saifi, in Sultan 
Abü Sa‘id’s time, died in Hardt, A.H. goy, on fol. 187°. 
720. Shihâb-aldin Ahmad, on fol. 1888. 721. Shams- 
aldin, son of Mu’ayyad Haddad, ib. 722. Khwajah 
“Işmat-allâh, son of Khwâjah Mas'üd, grew up in the 
time of Sultân Khalil Gürgân, and died in that of 
Ulughbeg, A. H. 726 (in Elliot 17 and 387: 729),ib. 723. 
Maulânâ ‘Am‘ak of Bukhara, died A. H. 543 (Elliot 7 
has 544), more than ومد‎ years old, is said to have com- 
posed a mathnawi, ریوسف‎ that can be read in 
two different metres, on fol. 188>. 724. Mushfiki of 
Bukhara, on fol. 1912, 725. Mulla Nakhli, died in 
Balkh, ib. 726. Hashimi, died on his pilgrimage in 
Madinah, A.H. 928 (Elliot 387 has 948), author of a 
mathnawi, ,«مظهر الانوار‎ an imitation of Nizâmi's Makh- 
zan-alasrar, ib. Badakhshân: 727. Badakhshi, the chief 
of poets in Samarkand in Ulughbeg’s reign, on fol. ۰ 
Tirmidh : 728. Adib Sabir, that is, Shihâb-aldin Ahmad, 
who is mentioned with great respect by 'Abd-alwâsi' 
Jabali, Rashid Watwât, Anwari, and Süzani Samar- 
kandi, went at first to Harat, then to Khurâsân in 
Sanjar’s time, and enjoyed the favour and instruction 
of the renowned Aba Ja‘far ‘Ali ibn al-Husain 
Kudâmah Müsawi; he afterwards entered Sanjar's 
service, and died A.H. 546 (Elliot 387 gives 544), ib. 
Hisar Shâdmân : 729. Maili, on fol. 1933.  Khujand: 
730. Diyâ-aldin Farsi, praised by Saif-i-Isfarang, lived in 
Sultân Muhammad İldagiz” reign, and died in Harat, 
A.H. 622, ib. 731. Kamâl-aldin Mas'üd, was forty 
years in Turkistân, settled then in Tabriz, where Sultan 
Husain bin Uwais Jalâir gave him a pleasant home ; he 
was contemporary with Hafiz, and died A.H. 792 in 
Tabriz, on fol. 193. Samarkand: 732. Aba ‘Ali 
Shatranji, on fol. 1942, 733. Mu‘in-aldin, with the 
takhallus Ashrafi, also known as the ‘second Ashraf’ 
(the ‘first Ashraf’ was Sayyid Hasan Ghaznawi), went 
in the time of Paighi Malikshah to Harat, died in 
Samarkand, A.H. 595, ib. 734. Bisati, was a mat- 
weaver, pupil of Maulana ‘Ismat-allah of Bukhara, and 
had as first takhallus Hasiri, on fol. 194. 735. Khwa- 
jah Haji Muhammad, ib. 736. Ustad Manşür bin 
Ahmad, with the takhallus Dakiki, began the Shah- 
nama in the reign of the Sâmânides, ib. 737. Dardi, 
ib. 738. Rashidi, panegyrist of Malikshâh, and 
much praised by Mu'izzi and Mas'üd bin Sa'd bin Sal- 
man, contemporary of ‘Am‘ak (No. 723), and author of a 
mathnawi, فا‎ ,ib. 739. Aba Bakr bin Muham- 
mad ‘Ali, with the takhallus Rühâni, pupil of Rashid 
and panegyrist of Bahrâmshâh, on fol. 1958. 740. 
Hakim Shams-aldin Muhammad, with the takhallus 
Süzani, studied in Bukhara, but lived in Samarkand, 
and died there, more than eighty years old, A.H. 
569; one of his pupils was Rühi Samarkandi, 
ib. 741. Ahmad Shihâb-aldin, on fol. ıggb. 742. 
Jalâl-aldin, with the takhalluş ‘Atiki, son of Kutb- 
aldin, and pupil of Rashid Watwat, on fol. 1962. 
743. Firâki, was for some time Kadi of Sabzwar, but 
was removed, and travelled at last to Khurâsân, ib. 
744. Amir Mu‘izzi, that is, Muhammad ibn ‘Abd- 
almalik, began to flourish in the reign of Ibrahim bin 
Mas'üd of Ghazna, enjoyed later on the favour of the 
Saljük rulers, especially of Sultân Jalal-aldin Malikshâh, 


died A, H. 1166 (chronogram on his death by Mushtâk : 
صد حیف کزجهان رفت‎ ol), ib, 792. Âkâ Muham- 
mad ‘Ali, with the takhalluş Rahi, of Isfahan, went in 
early youth to India and lived there at the time of the 
composition of this book, on fol. 217b. 793. Mirza 
Muhammad ‘Ali, with the takhallus Ruhban, of Isfahan, 
son of the late Mirza ‘Abdallah Tabib, studied medicine 
at his brother's, Mirza Nasir, personally known to the 
author, ib. 794, Mirza Abü-alkâsim, with the takhal- 
lus Ziyâni, brother of Mirza ‘Indyat-allah of Isfahan, 
now wazir of Kirmân, ib. 795. Mirzâ Muhammad 
“Ali, with the takhallus Sâlim, one of the descendants 
of the late Khalifah Sultân, died young, A.H. 1 187, in 
Baghdad, ib. 796. Haji Muhammad Husain, with the 
takhallus Shabab (Elliot 17 and 387 read Shihab), of 
Durramin, personally known to the author, ib. 797. Aka 
‘Abdallah, with the takhalluş Shaghaf ,(شغف)‎ originally 
of Kumm; the collection of his poems was scattered after 
his death, during the revolution of Mahmüd Afghan, ib. 
798. Sayyid Muhammad, with the takhalluş Shu'lah, 
of Isfahan, died A.H. 1160, on fol. 218a, 799. Mau- 
lana Muhammad ‘Ali, with the takhallus Shikib, of 
Shiraz, killed by the Afghans in his own house in 
Shiraz A,H. 1135, on fol. رد‎ 8 800. Mir Shams- 
aldin Muhammad, born in Dihli, ib. 801. Mirzâ Mu- 
hammad Husain, with the takhallus Shamim, son of 
the late Mirza “Abd-alkarim, born in Isfahan, where his 
ancestors, who came from Shiraz, had settled, was 
killed by Nadirshah’s order A.H. 1159 (Elliot 17: 1 155) 
when he was prefect of Isfahan, ib. 802. Aka Muham- 

| mad Sadik of Tafrush-i-Kumm, went in early life to 
1 1 ٩ | Isfahan, and became a pupil of Maulânâ Muhammad 
Hazin of Lâhijân, grew up in Isfahan, went in middle | 

Sadik of Ardastân, the great philosopher; later on in 
Nadirshah’s reign he was for some time the companion 
of Rida Kuli Mirza, the pâdishâh's son, and died A.H. 
1160, ib. 803. Mirzâ Muhammad Ja‘far, with the 
takhallus Safi, of Isfahan, frequently met by the author, 
on fol. 2194, 804. Sulaiman, with the takhallus Sabâhi, 
born in a village near Kâshân, on fol. 21gb. 805. Mirza 
Muhammad “Ali, with the takhallus Sabih, of Isfahan, 
on fol. 2282, 806. Mirzâ Muhammad Ibrahim, with 
the takhallus Safa, of Shirâz, one of Mir Ghiyath-aldin 

him several times; he died in the last years of Nâdir- | Manşür's offspring, died in the latter part of Nâdirshâh's 
| reign, on fol. 228. 807. Aka Muhammad Taki, with 

the takhallus Şahbâ, son of Mullâ Yad-allâh (God’s 

hand); his grandfather had come from Damâwand and 

| settled in Kumm, where Şahbâ was born and lived for 

the first thirty years of his life ; after more than twenty 
years’ stay in Isfahan he died there A. H. 1191 (chronogram 
on his death by Şabâhi : ,(دايم بود زکوثر لبریز جام صهبا‎ 
ib. 808. Mirza ‘Abd-albaki, with the takhalluş Tabib, 
son of Mirza Muhammad Rahim, who was chief physician 

| to Shah Sultân Husain Safawi; his grandfather, Mirza 

Salman, had come from Fars to ‘Irak and settled in 
Isfahan, in Shah ‘Abbas’ time; Mirzâ “Abd-albâki was 
for some time physician to Nadirshah, afterwards pre- 
fect of Isfahan, where the author saw him frequently ; 
he died A, H. 1172, on fol. 229%. 809. Mirza Tabib, 
with the takhalluş Tüfân, a native of Mâzandarân and 
friend of the author, who wrote on his death the follow- 
ing chronogram : lio; شد‎ Vas? طوفان در دریای‎ ) 76 



VI. Contemporary poets. 

774, Aka Husainkhan, with the takhalluş Asiri, origi- 
nally of Isfahan; his father had been صاحبجمعڅ > خاذه‎ 
under Nadirshah, on fol. 213P. 775. Zain-al'âbidin, 
with the takhalluş Afarin of Işfahân, was in the service 
of the late Wali Muhammadkhan, the uncle of the author 
of this tadhkirah, died A.H. 1135, ib. 776. Aka Rida, 
with the takhallus Umid, originally of Hamadân, went 
in Shah Husain’s time to India, and got there the 
honorary title of رقزلباش خان‎ on fol. 2148. 777. Mir 
Muhammad Afdal, with the takhallus Thabit, born in 
Dihli, ib. 778. Mir ‘Azim Thabât, son of Mirza Mu- 
hammad Afdal, born in Allahabad, lived at Dihli, died 
A.H. 1160 (in Elliot 17 and 387 the two takhalluses 
are confounded, Mir ‘Azim Thabit being the son of 
Mir Muhammad Afdal Thabat), ib. 779. Aka Mu’min, 
with the takhallus Jadhbah, of Kashan, a physician, 
died A.H. 1160, ib. 780. Mirzâ Fath-allâh, with the 
takhallus Janâb, a native of Khüzân (or Khürân, as our 
copy reads) near Isfahan, a descendant of Amir Najm 
II, who was governor of Transoxania under Shah 
Isma'il Safawi, and was killed there ; Janâb went in his 
early years to India, returned then to Isfahan, where 
he became prefect under Shah Tahmâsp I, and was 
killed by Nadirshah’s order, A. H. 1146, between Kâshân 
and Rai in the salt desert صعرای نمك)‎ or د ار‎ Sl), 
ib. 781, Sayyid Muhammad, with the takhallus Hasrat 
of Mashhad, ib, 782. Mirzâ Abi Turâb, with the 
takhallus Hijab of “Abbâsâbâd-i-Işfahân, like the pre- 
ceding poet personally known to the author of this 
book, on fol. 214. 783. Shaikh Muhammad ‘Ali 

life to India and died there, ib. 784. Aka Yadgar, 
with the takhallus Hajat, was a druggist in Shiraz, 
made his pilgrimage A.H. 1183, and died in Shiraz 
A.H. 1185, ib. 785. Mir Muhammad Husain, with 
the takhallus Khâtir of Mazandaran, ib. 786. Baba 
Kasim, with the takhallus Khadim, of Isfahan, nephew 
of Mir Najat, was for some time chief servant (خادم باشی)‎ 
in the great mosque of “Abbas (مسچد چامع عماسى)‎ : he 
was a clever chronogram writer and the author met 

shah at Isfahan, A. H.1155 (chronogram, خاد بجتّت آمد‎ 
54), ib. 787. Maulânâ Muhammad Mu'min, with the 
takhallus Da‘i, of Kumm, in the district of Tafrush, 
studied in Işfahân, returned then to his native place, 
where he led a hermit’s life, and died, go years old, A. H. 
1167 (Elliot ۲7: 1166),ib. 788. Mulla ‘“Abd-alwAsi, with 
the takhallus Dami, son of Mulla Kalb‘Ali of Hamadan, 
born in Isfahan, died, only 27 years old, A.H. 113 
(chronogram on his death by Mulla Husain Rafik : 
رفت عبدالواسع دامی‎ Lis; ,(بنومیدی‎ on fol. 215). 
789. Mulla Husain, with the takhallus Rafik, originally 
of Işfahân, a friend of the âuthor's, ib. 790. Mullâ 
Rida, whose father was a native of Khurâsân and lived 
in Kâshân; he was born in Kâshân, on fol. 2170, 
791. Mirzâ Muhammad Ja‘far alhusaini altabâtabâ'i, 
with the takhallus Rahib, was through his father a 
descendant of Mirzâ Muhammad Rafi‘ Nâ'ni, and 
through his mother an offspring of Khalifah Sultân, 


Isfahan, diedafter an asceticlife ofeighty years inIşfahân, 
ib. 829. Akâ'Abd-almaulâ, with the takhallus Maula, 
began to flourish in Sultan Husain Safawi’s time, died 
A.H. 1162, on fol. 238. 830. Aka Mahdi, son of 
Maulânâ Muhammad Said Gilani, born in Isfahan, 
chief astronomer ( 2b (شنکے‎ in the time of Shah 
Tahmâsp TI, lived after the overthrow of the Safawi 
dynasty as a simple husbandman in Gilan, ib. 1 
Shaikh Nasir of Najaf, went in early age after his 
father’s death to Isfahan, ib. 832. Mirzi Muhammad 
Sadik, with the takhallus Nami, whose ancestors went, 
some 150 years ago, by order of the Safawi Sultans from 
Fars to Isfahan and served as court physicians; Nami 
was the nephew of Mirzâ Rahim Hakimbashi, and 

wrote two mathnawis: لیلی ومجنون‎ and ,خسرو و شيرين‎ 
ib. 833. Mirza Zaki, with the takhalluş Nadim of 
Mashhad, began to flourish in Isfahan, was under Sultan 
Husain Safawi in the service of Muhammad Kuli- 
khan and Muhammad Zamankhan (the author's uncle), 
and afterwards in favour with Nadirshah ; he died A.H. 
1142 (or 1143), on fol. 2399. 834. Âkâ Muhammad, 
with the takhalluş Nishât, brother of Âkâ Muhammad 
Taki Şahbâ, lived in Işfahân, great friend of the author's, 
ib. 835. Mirza Zain-al'âbidin, with the takhallus Nashâ, 
friend of the author’s, died in Shiraz A.H. 1155, ib. 
836. Mirza ‘Abd-alrazzik, with the same takhalluş 
Nasha, grew up in Tabriz, studied in Isfahan, was a 
friend of the author’s, and died 1155 (in Elliot 17: 1158) 
in Tabriz, ib. 837. Akâ Muhammad ‘Ali, with the takhal- 
lus Nasib, lived in Isfahan as a silk weaver,and died A.H. 
1174 (or 1183), on fol. 239%. 838. Mirzâ Muhammad 
Nasir, son of the late Mirzâ“Abdallâh Tabib (the Messiah 
of his age and the Galenus of his time), wrote Arabic 
and Persian verses, and died in the beginning of A.H. 
1191 (chronogram on his death by Sabahi: مرک‎ ‘lal 
sl ثانی‎ a3), ib. 839. Muhammad Husain, with the 
takhallus Nawid, nephew of the late Mir Mushtâk, went 
twenty-three years before the composition of this tadh- 
kirah to India, dwelt in Kashmir, and died there A. ۰ 
1187,0n fol. 240%, 840. Ahmad Mirza, with the takhalluş 
Niyâzi, son of Mirza Murtadâ,the grandson of Khalifah 
Sultân; his father was president of the council under 
Sultân Husain and also under Tahmâsp IT; Niyâzi died 
in Işfahân A. H. 1188 (chronogram on his death by the 
author: ,ر(مونس بود با احمد احمد در بهشت‎ ib. 841. 
“Alikulikhân, with the takhalluş Wâlih, went early from 
Isfahan to India, author of the well-known tadhkirah, 
ib. 842. Mirza Sharaf-aldin, with the takhallus Wafa, 
of Kumm, went in the later years of Nâdirshâh's reign to 
India and remained there about thirty years; A.H, 1183 
he returned, made his pilgrimage, and died a. H. 1194 
(11841), ib. 843. Sayyid Ahmad, with the takhallus Hatif, 
of Isfahan, wrote in Arabic and Persian both prose and 
verse, ib. 844. Mirza Abü-alkâsim, with the takhallus 
Hijri, son of the late Aké Muhammad Sadik of Tafrush, 
went young to Isfahan, died in Rasht, on fol. 246%. 845. 
The author of the tadhkirah himself, born the zoth of 
Rabi-althani, a. H.113 4 (our copy reads 1124),in Isfahan, 
spent, after his father’s flight to Kumm, fourteen years 
there, went with him then to Shiraz in the beginning of 
Nadirshah’s reign, and two years later, when his father 



1190), on fol. 229P. 810. Muhammad Rabi’, with the 
takhallus Tairi of Isfahan, a gold-wire drawer, fell into a 
melancholy state, composed every year a chronogram on 
his own death, and drowned himself at last in a well, 
A.H.1159 (our copy gives 1151),on fol. 230%. 811. Mulla 
Muhammad ‘Ali of Tabarân, with the takhallus “Arif, 
went to India in Nâdirshâh's reign, ib. 812. Aka 
Muhammad of Isfahan, with the takhallus ‘Ashik, died 
A.H. 1185 in Isfahan, ib. 813. Ishakbeg, with the 
takhallus ‘Udhri, the author’s younger brother, died 
A.H, 1185 (according to the chronogram, بادا در بهشت‎ 
بيك‎ Gs! زجاودان‎ our copy 1 187, which would not 
even be possible by reading اسیاتی‎ ; the Elliot copies are 
correct), on fol. 2342. 814. “Alibeg, with the takhallus 
“Ali, son of Abdâlbeg Nakkâshbâshi (the chief painter) ; 
his grandfather was the great painter “Alikulibeg, a 
Frank, who was converted to Islam, and called the 
second Mani; ‘Ali himself was a painter, flourished in 
Isfahan in the time of Shah Tahmasp TI and Nâdirshâh, 
and died in Mazandaran A.H. 1172, on fol. 234P. 815. 
Mirza ‘Inayat-allah, with the takhallus ‘Inayat, of Isfa- 
han, son of Mirzâ Muhammad Ibrahim, the kâdi of 
Tsfahan, on fol. 2352. 816. Mirza Muhammad Husain, 
with the takhallus Ghalib, of Isfahan, came young to 
Bangâlah, where he was honoured by the title of “Ali- 
khân, and remained fourteen years; he then, in the 
middle of Nâdirshâh's reign, returned from India and 
travelled in fran, ib. 817. Mirza ‘Abd-alghani, with 
the takhallus Ghani of Tafrush, brother of Aka Muham- 
mad Sadik, died very young, ib. 818. Mirza Muham- 
mad Ja‘far, with the takhallus Ghairat, of Isfahan, ib. 
819. Haji Muhammad, with the takhallus 11031, of 
Kirman, a friend of the author, on fol. 235P. 820. 
Mirzâ Habib-allah, with the takhalluş Firibi, son of the 
late Mirzâ Rajab‘Ali of Taharân, was born and flourished 
in Isfahan, died there A.H. 1193 (according to the follow- 
ing chronogram by the author of this book: wis? شد‎ 
ر(الماوی میرزا حبيب الله‎ ib. 821. Tsma'ilbeg, with the 
takhallus Ma’il, originally of Taharan, grew up in Astara- 
bad and afterwards visited India, a friend of the author’s, 
ib. 822. Darwish Majid (or better, “Abd-almajid) of Tala- 
kan, came young to Isfahan and died there in early age 
A.H. 1185 (chronogram on his death by the author: 
ب(شده ایوان جنان منزل درویش مجید‎ ib. 823. Mirzâ Mu- 
hammadbeg of Kirmân, killed by Nâdirshâh's order in 
Isfahan, on fol. 2369. 824. Muhammad Walikhân, 
with the takhalluş Masrür, the author’s uncle, was sent 
as envoy to the emperor of Rüm by Shah Tahmasp ل1‎ 
and was afterwards governor of Kirmân and Adhar- 
baijân, killed A.H. 1147, at the time when Nâdirshâh 
overthrew Tahmâsp, and Masrür was governor of the 
district of Lar, ib. 825. Mir Sayyid ‘Ali, with the 
takhalluş Mushtâk of Isfahan, an intimate friend of the 
author, on fol. 236P. 826. Muhammad Karimkhân, 
with the takhallus Minnat, one of the Afshâr-Amirs, 
was Beglerbeg of ارومی‎ in Nadirshah’s reign, and died 
there, ib. 827. Mirzâ Ashraf, with the takhallus 
Mashrab, of Arab origin, held an official employment in 
Rai under Nâdirshâh, died in Shiraz A.H. 1185, ib. 
828. Maulânâ Shafi‘a, with the takhallus Muwahhid, 
whose ancestors had come from Tâlakân and settled in 


Mr تذکره مسرت افزای ضماتر ارباب ملال و‎ 
JI جمال‎ Gb! ظلمت زدای بصاثر‎ ia, 
In the preface on ff. 602-03 he states, that he travelled 
to ‘Azimabad in Safar A.H. 1192, that here he took up 
the plan of composing this work, which he executed 
during the journey to Calcutta and finished on the 3rd 

of the second Jumâdâ, A.H. 1193 —A.D. 1779, June 
18th. See fol. ga,l.3: 
بوده زمه جماد دویم سپوم نه بیش ونه کم‎ 

In the conclusion, on ff. 1825-1833, he proceeds to 
state, that after having composed this during the jour- 
ney to Calcutta in A. H. 1193, he came on his return to 
Lucknow A.H. 1194; here he got much more informa- 
tion about other poets. This, however, he could not 
incorporate in his work, because he thought it necessary 
to confine himself to those poets, of whom he had given 
a list in the introduction to his work, 

This list, which we find on ff. 3b-pb, is dated from 
A.H. 1197= A.D. 1783. 

قمبرست اسامی خوش بیان Gree‏ زبان سنة Title:‏ 
۰ جریا 

Accordingly we have to suppose, that the preface and 
the work itself were composed A.H. 1193, but that the 
conclusion was added at the same time with the index 
of the poets, viz. A.H. 1197. 

The whole MS. is written by one hand, very likely 
the author’s own. 

The poets are 247 in number, and they are arranged 
alphabetically. The careful biographical information, 
along with the many and extensive extracts from 
Diwans, renders the work very valuable indeed. There 
occur many poets whom Garcin de Tassy (in his His- 
toire de la Littérature Hindouie et Hindoustanie) does 
not even mention, and the very useful list of Rékhta 
poets given by A. Sprenger (in his Catalogue, p. 195 sq.) 
might be considerably enriched from this source with 
valuable biographical information. 

Ff. 183, 11. 17; large, clear Nasta'lik ; size, 11 in. by 62 in. 
(OusELEy 219.] 


Gulzâr-i-Ibrâhim ابراهیم)‎ 55)! ١ ۱ ۱ 

The garden of Ibrâhim, another biographical dic- 
tionary of about 300 Rékhta poets, compiled in Persian 
by Nawwab ‘Ali Ibrâhimkhân, with the two takhalluses 
Khalil and Hâl, during the years 1195-1198 (see, for 
instance, A. H.1196=A.D. 1782, mentioned on fol. 186۳, 
last line, comp. A. Sprenger, Catal., p. 180, and a. H. 1198 
=A.D. 1784, in the preface of fol. 24, last line, comp. 
Rieu i. p. 375). 0 

Beginning: کلام حمد متکلّمی است که انعای‎ gis, 
الخ‎ Wap روح‎ ye. / 1 

The first biography is that of Aftâb (Shâh “Alam, as 
in the preceding work), on fol. 2b, and the last that of 
Hasan “Alikhân Yâs, on fol. 287>. No date. 

Ff. 287, ll. 15 (two columns in the poetical extracts) ; large and 
clear Nasta'lik ; size, 12}in. by 82 in. [OusELEY App. 42.] 




died, he made, in the service of his uncle, the late Haji 
Muhammadbeg, his pilgrimage to Makkah, and visited 
on his return other holy places, as Mashhad, ete. Later 
on he was in the service of ‘Alishah, Ibrahimshah, Shah 
Sulaiman, Shah Isma‘il, and others. The very extensive 
extracts he gives here are taken from his mathnawi, 
ریوسف و زلیخا‎ which was completed A.H. 1176 (see 
fol. 261», last line), and from his diwân, on 101, ۰ 
This most excellent copy was finished the roth of 
Dhü-alka'dah, A.H. 1227—A.D. 1812, November 15th. 
Ff. 276, four columns, each ll. 22; distinct Nasta'lik ; beauti- 
fully illuminated frontispiece, the first pages luxuriously orna- 
mented ; all the columns framed with stripes in gold, blue, and 
other colours; all the headings in red and gold throughout ; 
wonderful binding, decorated with ornaments of flowers and 

birds in gold and other colours; size, 14 in. by g in. 
(OusELEy App. 183.] 


Another copy of the same work. 

This excellent copy was finished by Muhammad 
Mahdi the 28th of Rabi‘-alawwal, A.H. 1228 —A.D. 
1813, March 31st. 

Ff. 262, four columns, each ll. 25; distinct Nasta'lik ; large 
illuminated frontispiece ; the lines of the first ten pages surrounded 
with gold stripes; all the columns framed in the same manner ; 
gilt edges; binding green and gold ; size, 113 in. by 7} in. 

(ELLror 387.] 


A third copy of the same. 
This copy is not dated. 

Ff. 278, four columns, each 11, 21 ; careless Nasta'lik, often very 
near to Shikasta ; size, 113in, by 8 in. ] 11۲۲۵۶ 17. 


Tadhkira-i-Shürish شورش)‎ $533). 

A large tadhkirah of Rékhta poets, written in Per- 
sian by Sayyid Ghulâm Husain of Patna, with the 
. takhalluş Shürish, A.H. 1193 A.D. 1779, comp. A. 

Sprenger, Catal., p. 182, and the index on pp. 195-306; 
Garcin de Tassy, Histoire de la Littérature Hindouie et 
Hind., sec. ed. i. p. 49, iii. p. 134. The author died A.H. 
1195—A.D.1781. His work contains 314 short biogra- 
phies with poetical extracts, beginning with Aftab (that 
is, the emperor Shah “Alam) and ending with Yakin, 
who was killed, only 24 years old, by his own father, 
during the reign of Ahmadshah. 

آقتاب مهر سپهر : Beginning without any preface‏ 
تاجداری ماه gp‏ شهرباری جامی احکام شرع الخ 

No date. 

Ff. 236, 1. 15; Shikasta; size, 87 in. by 62 in. 
] 170۲ 398.] 

Tadhkira-i-masarratafzâ مسرت افزا)‎ 5533). 
, Collection of biographies of Rékhta poets, composed 

by Abü-alhasan Amir-aldin Ahmad, known as Amr- 

ابو للسن امیرالدین احمد الشتپربامر) allah Allâhâbâdi‏ 
sl), on fol. 74, 1. 2.‏ آلرابادی 


10. Mirz4 Muhammad Rafi'khân Bâdhil of Mashhad, 
died A.H. 1123, in Bahâdursbâh's reign (extracts from 
the (حملة حیدری‎ Ff 539-749 ۰ itr). 

11. Mirza ‘Abd-alkadir Bidil, born at Akbarâbâd 
A.H. 1054, died in Muhammadshah’s reign (the date is 
not complete here, there is written only 1100, but 
according to other tadhkiras it must be 1133, extracts 
from the ,طلسم حيرت ,معط اعظم‎ and .(کلگشت حقيقت‎ 
Ff. 7 48-102۳ )۱۲۴۲ -۱۹٩(۰ 

12. Shaikh Bahâ-aldin Muhammad Bahâ'i “Amili, 
died A. H. 1030, and was buried at Mashhad by order 
of Shah “Abbâs. He wrote many works, for instance, 

شرق Ly,‏ اصطرلاب در هيت ,جامع عبّاسی درفقه 

and‏ رکشکول ,خلامة للساب ,تشصرے OU‏ رالشمسین 

two short mathnawis, نان 5 حلوا‎ and شیر و شکر‎ (ex- 
tracts from the و حلوا‎ wl). Ff. rozb—ropb (144-10). 

13. Mirza Muhammad Sa'id Hakim of Kumm, son 
of Muhammad Bâkir and pupil of Maulana “Abd-alraz- 
zak Fayyad, with two takhalluses, Sa‘id and Tanha, 
flourished under Shah “Abbâs IT (extracts from an 
incomplete mathnawi). Ff. 105>-107» (r.o—-r.4). 

14. Mulla ‘Ali Rida Tajalli, went in ‘Alamgir’s time 
to India, contemporary with Tahir Nasrabadi, died very 
young, A.H. 1088 (extracts from an abridged mathnawi, 
.(معراج اس‎ FE "وه107۳-1‎ )۲۰۹-۳۲۱۳( 

15. Mir Afdal Thâbit of Allahabad, the grandson of 
Mir Diyâ-aldin Husain of Badakhshân, with the epithet 
Islâmkhân, and the takhalluş Wâlâ, and nephew of 
Mir “İsâ Himmatkhân Dairi, who had become Amir- 
alumarâ of ‘Alamgir in A.H. 1107; Thabit died A.H. 
1152 (extracts from the در مصاتب امام حسین‎ ol). 
Ff. 1098-12 (rır—r11). 

16. Khwâjah Husain Thanâ'i of Khurâsân, went to 
India under Akbar, and was connected by friendship 
with Ghazâli of Mashhad, Maulânâ Faidi, and Mullâ 
‘Urfi of Shiraz (extracts from an incomplete mathnawi, 
which A. Sprenger calls ارم‎ eu, comp. his Catal., p. 579). 
Ff. 1 12۳-1 1*72 (ria—rra). 1 

17. Mirzâ Ja‘far Kazwini, called Aşafkhân, with the 
two takhalluşes Ja'far and Ja'fari, died as Jahângir's 
wazir A.H. 1021 (extracts from the mathnawi شیرین‎ 
(و خسرو‎ Ff 1182-1269 )۲۳ ږې‎ 

18. Mullâ “Abd-alrahmân Nür-aldin Jâmi, the famous 
epic poet, died a. H. 898 (extracts from the seven math- 
nawis). Ff. 1262-195) (rı81—rar). 

19. Shaikh Muhammad ‘Ali Hazin of Jilân, born 
A.H. 1103, died 1180 (extracts from the چمن و ااجمن‎ 
and the العاشقبن‎ 5533). Ff. 1g5b—201b )۳۸۱-۳۹۸(۰ 

20. Maulânâ Husaini Sadat, with the takhallus 
Husaini, a friend of Shaikh ‘Iraki and Shaikh Auhad- 
aldin Kirmâni. To his questions replied Mahmud 
Shabistari in his Gulshan-i-râz; he died A.H, 718 at 
Harat (extracts from the (راد المسافرین‎ Ff. نارن و‎ 
2078 )۳ورس۶۰٩(۰‎ 

21. Khwâjah Hafiz of Shirâz, died A.H. 791 or 792 
(some mathnawi baits from the نامه‎ is, ete.) Ff. 
2078-208 )۶۰۹-۴۱۲(۰ 

22. Hamid-aldin of Lâhür, who put in verse thirty- 
two of the prose tales contained in Nakhshabi's well- 



Khulâşat-alkalâm الکلام)‎ iye). 

The Khulâşat-alkalâm or the essence of speech, a 
very excellent and valuable Persian tadhkirah, appro- 
priated to selections from the mathnawis only of 78 of 
the most celebrated Persian poets, with biographical 
and literary notices, composed in two volumes by the 
author of the Gulzâr-i-Ibrâhim, Nawwâb Amin-aldaulah 
“Aziz-almulk “Ali Ibrâhimkhân Bahadur Naşirjang, with 
the takhalluş Khalil, A.H. 1198—A.D. 1784, that is, in 
the 27th (26th?) year of Shah‘Alam’s reign. For further 
information we refer to Bland’s paper on the earliest 
Persian biography of poets, in the Journal of the Royal 
Asiatic Society, ix. pp. 158-160; A. Sprenger, Catal., 
p. 180; and Rieu i. p. 375. Each volume is preceded 
by a complete index of the whole work. 

تعالی :>3 Beginning of the preface of vol. I, on fol.‏ 
الله ما قاصر فهمان کوته بیان را چه SUL‏ زيان +عمد 
vi,‏ متکلم بزبان توانيم کشود Fİ‏ 

جلد دویم از 5535 مسمی Beginning of vol. Il: diols?‏ 
.الکلام من تألیقات امعف العباد علی ابراهيم İY‏ 

The names of the 78 poets, alphabetically arranged, 
are as follows : 

Vol. I. 

1. Asadi of Tüs, died in Maş'üd bin Mahmüd's reign 
(extracts from the نامه‎ e İİ Fİ, gb-16b )۳-۳۷(۰ 

2. Khalifah Ibrahim (that is, Muhammad Ibrahim 
Khalil-allah) of Dihli, born a. H. 1087, still alive 1160 
(extracts from the poetical tale, زر احسن القصص‎ wrote 
besides a «شرح نکات سید نعمت الله کرمانۍ‎ and five 
supplementary books to the six of Jalâl-aldin Rümi's 
mathnawi). Ff. 16b-22% (rv—ra). 

3. Imâyatkhân Âshinâ, whose name was Khwajah 
Muhammad Tâhir, son of Zafarkhân Ahsan, contem- 
porary with Tâlib Kalim, died A.H.1077 (extracts from 
a mathnawi). Ff. 228-23» (rat). 

4. Shaikh Rukn-aldin Auhadi of Maragha, the pupil 
of Shaikh Auhad-aldin Kirmâni, died A.H. 738 (extracts 
from the جم‎ ale). Ff. 230-328 (11-04). 

5. Ahli of Shiraz, died A. H. 942 (extracts from the 
سعر حلال‎ and (ش و پروانه‎ Ef. 32-4) (on-vo). 

6. Mirzâ Ibrâhim Adham, went to India under Shâh- 
jahân, died at Dihli in the beginning of Aurangzib's reign 
(extracts from the sel. 5L.), Ff. 4ob—420 (vo—va). 

7. Mullâ Muhammad Sa'id Ashraf, son of Mulla 
Muhammad Salih of Mazandaran, died A.H. 1116 
(extracts from the ,قضا و قدر‎ an imitation of Muham- 
mad Kuli Salim’s mathnawi of the same name). Ff. 
429-460 (va-av). 1 

8. Siraj-aldin “Alikhân Arzü of Dihli, son of Shaikh 
Husâm-aldin, with the takhallus Husâm, died A,H.1169 
(extracts from the جُوش وخرو وش‎ and the Sâkinâma, 
اب‎ le). Ff. 46>—48b (av—41). 

9. Sayyid Abi Talib Kunduz-sagi Isfahani, by whose 
work was completed A.H. 1135 the well-known حمله‎ 
رحیدری‎ which its author, Mirza Rafi" Badhil, had left 
incomplete (comp. Rieu ii. p.704). Ff. 48>-53*(41-1..). 


FF 423b-432b (a16—‏ (دوستان (extract from the‏ و6 

e Khwajah Jamâl-aldin Salman Saji (so, instead 
of the usual رساوچی‎ native of Sawa), died A.H. 769 
(extracts from the mathnawi زخورشيد و جمشید‎ 65 
that, the author wrote another mathnawi, .(فراقنامه‎ 
FF. 432-441) (a11—av9). 

36. Muhammad Kuli Salim of Taharân, went to 
India from Iran in Shabjahan’s reign, died a. H. 1057. 
He composed a great number of mathnawis, for instance, 
,جنک اسلاخان ,قضا و قدر ,تعریف کشمیر,تعریف لاهچان‎ 
etc. (extracts from eight different mathnawis). Ff. 441b— 
453P )۸۷۹-۹۰۳(۰ 

37. Mir Sanad Kâshi, a contemporary of Shâh Sulai- 
man Şafawi,A.H.1077—1106 (extracts from amathnawi). 
Ff. 453-4552 (4.r—9.1). 

38. Hakim Sharaf-aldin Husain Shifâ'i of Işfahân, 
died the 5th of Ramadan, A.H. 1037. He composed 
three mathnawis : ردید؟ دیدار , و معبّت‎ and نان‎ 
حقیقت‎ (extracts from two of these). Ff. 455-472 
)٩ ۰4-9۴ ۰( 

39. Şâdikbeg, with the takhalluş Sadiki, left an 
incomplete mathnawi on the exploits of Shâh “Abbâs 
(وقائع معاربات شاه عباس)‎ Ff. 4722-472> -.عو)‎ 
۹۶ ۱(۰ 

40. Husainâ Şabühi of Khwânsâr, author of several 
mathnawis. Fol. 472P (41). 

41. Damiri of Hamadan, contemporary with Shah 
Tahmâsp Safawi, author of three mathnawis: ناهید‎ 

eo. Fol. 472»‏ و پروانه ol, and‏ و on‏ ,ودهرام 
.)1 ۹۲ 
Jamâl-aldin Damiri of Isfahan, also under Shih‏ .42 
ناز و نیاز ,وامق و عذرا Tahmasp. His epic poems are:‏ 
andı eyi 5‏ کا کلک لل دصق هار زان 
Fol. 4733 (ar).‏ 

Vol. 17 

43. Mulla Tughrâ of Mashhad, went from fran to 
India in Jahângir's reign, contemporary with Şâ'ib, 
Kudsi, Kalim, ete. He wrote two mathnawis : تعریف‎ 

in imitation‏ رساقینامه in imitation of Zulâli, and‏ رکشی 

of Zuhüri (extracts from the latter). Ff, 3b-248 
(ar—tar). 1 

44. Mulla Nür-aldin Zubüri of Tarshiz, died a. 1۲۰ 1025 
or 1027 (extracts from the ساقینامه‎ and another math- 
nawi on the same subject). Ff. 24b—44b (aar—1. ri). 

45. Shams-aldin Muhammad “Aşşâr of Tabriz, a con- 
temporary of Salman of Sawa, flourished under the 
Ilkâns, died A.H. 784, buried at Tabriz (extracts from 
the .(مهر و مشتری‎ Ff. 44-574 )۱۰۲۴-۱۰۴۹(, 

46. Maulana a under Shâhrukh, called the 
second Salmân on account of his fine poetry, author of 
the Sie و‎ 35 (completed A.H. 842) and the ,ده نامه‎ 
which he dedicated to the wazir Khwajah Ghiyath- 
aldin (extracts from the حولان‎ 5 Gİ). Ff. 578-59» 
(1 ۰۴۹-۱ . 0%). 

47. Nasir “Ali Sirhindi, died A.H. 1109 (the chrono- 
gram is علی بعا رفت‎ 1), author of several math- 



known Tütinâma (extracts from these). Ff. 208>—2 10) 
(ft r-14). 

23. Amir Yamin-aldin Khusrau of Dihli, died A.E. 
705 (read 725, extracts from his khamsah, the خضرخان‎ 
و دول‌رانی‎ and the سپهر‎ 35). 11 210b—305 (11-10). 

24. Khwâjah Abü-al'atâ Muhammad bin ‘Ali Kamal- 
aldin Kirmâni (that is, the same famous poet who is 
otherwise called Khwaja Kirmani), died A, H. 742 or 
745 (extract from the ,همای و همایون‎ the الال 3 نوروز‎ 
,کمالنامه‎ and the سامنامه‎ : but the last is different from 
that in the India Office MS. 198, described by Spiegel, 
Z.D.M.G. ül. 245-261, which only by mistake is called 
Sâmnâma, since its text, except the names, is quite 
identical with the (همای و همایون‎ ; other poetical works 
of Khwaja are روضة الانوار‎ and رساله در مناظرات ابر و‎ 

٩1. 3054—359b (4.0—v10).‏ و شمشیر 

25. Sayyid Husain Imtiyâzkhân Khâliş, went to 
India in“Âlamgir's reign, and was afterwards appointed 
master of the horse آخور پادشاهی)‎ pes literally stable- 
keeper of the kingdom), in Bahadurshah’s time ; he was 
murdered A. H. 1122 (the chronogram is امتياز خان‎ 31 x1). 
Besides a diwan he left a mathnawi (extracts from it). 
Ff. 359-3612 (vio-via). 

26. Hakim Afdal-aldin Khakani of Shirwan, died 
A.H. 582 (extracts from the العراقین‎ das’), Ff. 3612 
366» (vta—vra). 

27. Maulana Shah Dai of Shiraz, died A. m. 915 at 
Shiraz (a few mathnawi baits). Ff. 366-3674 (vr4— 

28. Dhauki of Samarkand, was king of poets at the 
court of Ahmadkhân (Hulâgükhân's son), and author 
of a mathnawi, entitled ناز و نیاز‎ (mo extracts). Fol. 
3678 (vr.) margin. 

29. ‘Akilkhan Râzi, flourished under “Âlamgir (ex- 
tracts from the story of Padmawat, رد و پروانه‎ ES 
translation from Hindüstâni). Ff. 3674-3765 (vr.— 

30. Mirzâ Radi of Artimân, the father of Mirzâ 
Ibrahim Adham, flourished ‘in Shah “Abbâs reign 
(extracts from his .(ساقینامه‎ Ff. 3769-377» (vtr—vo1). 

31. Malik Muhammad Rabit, the grandson of Aka 
Malik (extracts from his (ساقينامه‎ FR 377-3792 

32. Maulana Zulâli of Khwânsâr, one of Shah ‘Abbas’ 
poets, the author of the seven mathnawis, ye ony 
viz. دیدار‎ dat (707 verses), ذره و خورشید‎ (407 verses), 
آذر و سمندر‎ (580 verses), حسن کلوسوز‎ (910 verses), 
سلیمان نامه‎ (730 verses), چم‎ ale (that is, the same 
poem which is usually styled رممغان‎ 840 verses), and 

GLI معمود و‎ (7800 verses). He began these poems 
A.H. 1001, and completed them in 13 (23) years; died 
1016 (10267), more than 100 years old (extracts from 
all the seven). Ff. 3792-409» )۷۵۴-۸۱۵(۰ 

33. Hakim Abü-almajd Sanâ'i of Ghazna, the date of 
whose death is here just as confused as everywhere else 
(extracts from the sists). Ff. 409-423» )۸۱۵-۸۴۳(۰ 

34. Shaikh Muslih-aldin Sa'di of Shirâz, died A.H. | nawis (extracts from that mathnawi, which he wrote 


58. Mirzâ Kâsim Kâsimi of Günâbâd, a contempo- 
rary of Sultân Akbar, to whom he sent all his poetical 
works, and by whose favour he was honoured. He 
wrote a khamsah, containing 3s شاهنامه شاه رشاهرخ نامه‎ 
له و مچنون راسمعیل‎ yz 5 ,کار نامه در گوی‎ and 
ز شیرین و خسرو‎ and besides that a ساقینامه‎ )۵ 
from the رشاهنامة شاه اسمعیل‎ and a few baits from the 
نامع‎ cp, the ,ساقينامه‎ and (لیلی و "جنون‎ 1 207b— 
215P (1ro.—ır11). 

59. Mullâ Shams-aldin Muhammad Kâtibi of Nishâ- 
pür, the panegyrist of Timür and his descendants, died 
A.H. 838 at Astarâbâd, author of a khamsah (extracts 
from all the five mathnawis). 11 215>-2258 (1r11— 
۱۳۸۵ (۰ 

an Abt Talib Kalim of Hamadân, went to India in 
the beginning of Jahângir's reign, and became later 
king of poets at the court of Shâhjahân (extracts from 
his شاهچهانی‎ sols ab, usually called شاهنشاه نامه‎ or 
رشاهجیان نامه‎ and a great many shorter mathnawis, 

مشنوی ,گفتارطالب کلیم در فتم ملاه جچهارسنکه بندیل viz.‏ 

مثنوی در تعریف ,در شکایت My‏ از yaka‏ دست 
مثنوی ,مثنوی در تعریف مردن ات شیرجت نظیر 
Gy, bU‏ در تعریف ST‏ آباد ,در تعریف uss ks‏ 
,کتابه و wks, ols ab‏ پادشاهی در شهر اکبر آباد 
DU).‏ مشمن پادشاهی HLS, and‏ عمارت نواب شهنواز خان 

Ff. 225b—263b )۱۳۸۵-۱۴۹۳(۰ 

61. Muhammad Kazim, with the takhallus Karim, 
went to India under ‘Alamgir. He composed ten 
mathnawis, called a مبشره‎ ts (extracts from five of 
these mathnawis). Ff. 2649-272 (p61r—p1€v9). 

62. Sa'd-allâh Pânipati (of Panipat in India), with 
the takhallus Masiha, put into Persian verse the story 
of رام و سيتا‎ (extracts from it). He was a friend of 
Shaidâ, who was a contemporary of Shâhjahân. Ff. 
217 28-2768 )۱۲۷ ۹-۱۸۷ (۰ 

63. Muhammad Mahmüd Miskin of Asfarâ'in, author 
of two mathnawis : مهر و نگار‎ (composed A.H. 896) and 
العارفین‎ (extracts from both). Ff. 2760-2778 

64, Mir Kamar-aldin Minnat of Dihli, born A.H. 
1156, was still alive when this tadhkirah was written. 
He composed five mathnawis, the best of which is بهار‎ 
و خزان‎ (extracts from all the five), ۶ 277-26۳ 
) ۱۴۸-۱۵۲۸۰ 

65. Mullâ Abü-albarakât Munir of Lâhür, born A.H. 

rorg under Jahangir, died about fifty-five years old. » 

He wrote several mathnawis; for instance, ae چار‎ 

FA a 

آب و رنک در تعریف باغات اب I.‏ 
7 سخ ۰ هو 0 

ساز و Se‏ در صفت مرک بان Ko,‏ تعائف که ۰ SEİR‏ 

وه ظهر کل ,(در دو الم معتوی بر حالات ng ae pas‏ 

containing the story of a journey to Bangâlah in com- 

At cis ee Cae 
(containing four نک‎ 



in imitation of Zulili’s .(معمود و ایاز‎ Ff. 59P-64b 
(1.11 ene). 

48. Mullâ Jamâl-aldin bin Zain-aldin “Ali bin Jamal- 
aldin ‘Urfi of Shiraz, died A.H. 999, according to the 
chronogram, هادی کلام عرفی شیرازی‎ (extracts from a 
mathnawi, beginning Jo ز خداوندا‎ see A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 529, and a (ساقینامه‎ FF 64b—680 (1.18 
|| ٢ 

Mir ‘Abd-aljalil Wâsiti Balgrami, born A. H. 1071, 
died 1138, a very learned man, composed poetry in the 
Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hindüstâni languages, 
author of many ta'rikhs, mathnawis, etc. (extracts from 
a mathnawi). Ff. 608-723 ( 

50. Shaikh Abi Talib Farid-aldin “Attâr, died most 
probably A.H. 627 (extracts from the ileal yalak, 
,اسرار نامه ,الهی نامه‎ wll جوهر‎ (usually called جواهر‎ 
wld), ,منطق الطیر رخسرو دل‎ and other mathnawis). 
Ff. 73>-9 22 (—1119). 

51. Muhammad Akram Ghanimat of Ganja’ in the 
Panjab, the author of the mathnawi عشق‎ Gai, which 
he completed A.H. 1096 (extracts from it). Ff. g2>— 
1019 )۱۱۱۹-۱۱۳۷(۰ 

52. Mir Shams-aldin Fakir, born at Shâhjahânâbâd, 
A.H. 1115, a contemporary of the author of this tadh- 
kirah, composed a khamsah or five mathnawis (extracts 
from the نواب 6 ,مولد امام مهدی‎ ol تعريف دو‎ 
ple ,اميرلامرا ساداتغان‎ the ,تصوير معبت‎ and the 
.(مثنوی واله سلطان‎ FP 2orb—123P )۱۱۳۷-۱۱۸۲( 

53. Hakim Firdausi of Tüs, died a. Er. 411, according 
to the chronogram, ميوۀ فردوس‎ (extracts from the 
شاهنامه‎ and lad, (یوسف‎ FE 123b-1412 Çı tar— 
ırı v). 

54. Fakhr-aldin As'ad Jurjani, the author of ویس‎ 

he is called here a court-poet of Sultân Mah-‏ :و امه 
müd bin Malikshâh Saljüki, who reigned from A.H.‏ 
FF 1418‏ .(ویس و رامین to 525 (1!) (extracts from‏ 511 
(1riv—irro).‏ 1502 

55. Shaikh Abü-alfaid, with the takhalluses Faidi and 
Fayyâdi, died A.H. 1004 (extracts from نل دمن‎ ES 

and another mathnawi, probably one of the three‏ ,ادوار 
Cada,‏ کشور yal,‏ و بلقیس he left incomplete, viz.‏ 
Ff. 1600-17 48 (1rro—ırar).‏ (اکبر نام and‏ 

56. Mullâ Fauk-aldin, with the takhalluş Fauki, 
lived at Yazd, and went to India in “Âlamgir's time 
(extracts from two mathnawis, the first of which seems 
to contain the story of Farhad and Shirin). Ff. 174 
1782 (ırar—ıraı). 

57. Haji Muhammad Jân Kudsi of Mashhad, went to 
India in the fifth year of Shâhjahân's reign, that is, 
A. 1. 1042, and became king of poets at this emperor's 
court. He died at Lâhür a. H. 1056 (extracts from his 
incomplete mathnawi, entitled رظفر نامه شاهجهانی‎ con- 
sisting of 8000 baits, from the تعریف 6 ,ساقینامه‎ 
سیم‎ and two other mathnawi fragments, در شکایت‎ 
زمان‎ Glo! and مردم زاسنچیده‎ la (در‎ 11 178*- 
207b )۱۳۹۱-۱۳۵۰(۰ 


and other short mathnawis ; for instance,‏ ,یادشا:نامه 
در بیان جداشدن el zl‏ ابلق روفات ذواب مد عا 
حکایت ار مذمت آنش مسمی بنارته رمسعی بتوبه نامه 
شکال لامور ,طاهر :و نوروز 
ete.) Ff. 5155-5352 )۱9۱۵-۳۰۰۵(۰‏ 

This copy is dated by Sayyid Hasan, who wrote it for . 

Mr. J. B. Elliott, the 16th of Sha'bân, A.H. 1246—A.D. 
1831, 30th of January. 

Vol. I, ff. 473; Vol. TI, ff. 536. Four columns, each 21 1: 
large and distinct Nasta'lik ; two illuminated frontispieces ; gilt 
edges ; splendid binding, brown with gold arabesques; size, 
125 in. by gz in. LELLTOT 183,184. 

درمذمٌت اسپ ,در مذمّت بر 

.(خلاصة الافکار) Khulâşat-alafkâr‏ 

One of the most modern biographies of Persian poets, 
only a few years older than the following and last of 
all, the Makhzan-alghara’ib. It was compiled by Abi 
Tâlib ibn Maghfür Haji Muhammad Begkhan Tabrizi 
alişfahâni (born A, H. 1166=A. D. 1753, died A. H. 1221 
=A. D, 1806), who began his work A.H. 1206, and con- 
tains, besides the memoirs of poets and extracts from 
their poetry, in the khatimah or conclusion five trea- 
tises on ethics, music, prosody, the five branches of 
medical science, and the universal history and geo- 
graphy, the last part of which may be considered a 
separate work with the special title, Lubb-alsiyar-u- 
jahannuma السیر و جهاننما)‎ 2). It is divided into a 
در تعريف سغن و بيان‎ 
anla درین کتاب‎ Gi ,(تذکره نویسی و‎ on 

Twenty-eight Hadikas or gardens, containing the 
310 principal poets in alphabetical order, on fol. ga; 

A supplement ر(ذیل)‎ containing short extracts from 
160 poets, partly not known before by the author, 
partly overlooked by him, on fol. 323P; and 

A conclusion (خاتمه)‎ on twenty-three friends and 
contemporaries of the author, together with an account 
of his own life and family, and the five treatises men- 
tioned above, on fol. 3391. For further details we refer 
to Bland’s essay in the Journal of the Royal Asiatic 
Society, ix. p. 153 sq; Rieu 1. p. 378; A. Sprenger, 
Catal., p. 163; and Elliot, History of India, viii. 
p. 298. , 

Index of the 310 poets appearing in the twenty-eight 
Hadikas : 

1. Abü Said bin Abü-alkhair, died A.H. 440 (not 
404, as is written here by mistake), on fol. g4, 2. Shaikh- 
alislâm Abü Ismail ‘Abdallah al-Anşâri of Harat, 
died A.H. 481, ib. 3. Shaikh-alislim Ahmad Jami, 
that is, Abü-alnaşr Ahmad bin Abü-alhasan, died A. H. 
536, on fol. gb. 4. Shaikh Abü-alkâsim ibn Yasin, an 
elder contemporary of Aba Sa‘id bin Abü-alkhair, who 
was indebted to him for a great deal of his knowledge, ib. 
5. Khwajah Abü-alwafâ of Khwarizm, one of the succes- 
sors of Shaikh Najm-aldin Kubrâ in the spiritual leader- 
ship, ib. 6. Khwajah Afdal-aldin Muhammad Kashi, 


' mukaddimah انتغاب)‎ las) 


pany with Saifkhân, ete. (extracts from the latter). 
Ff. 296-300? (jora—tors). 

66. Mulla Maktabi, the contemporary of Jami and 
author of a khamsah in imitation of Nizâmi's (extracts 
from (لیلی و مجنون‎ Ff. 300-318? )۱۵۳۱-۱۵۷۲(۰ 

67. Mir Sayyid “Ali, with the takhalluş Mihri, the 
king of poets at the court of Shâh Sultân Husain 
Safawi, author of several mathnawis (extracts from the 
(سراپای ملا مهری‎ FF. 3199-3208 )۱۵۷۲-۱۵۷۵(۰ 

68. Hakim Rukn-aldin Mas‘id bin Hakim Nizim- 
aldin ‘Ali Kashi, with the takhallus Masih, of Kâshân, 
was a protégé of Shah ‘Abbas, went to India in Akbar’s 
reign, returned after ‘Abbas’ death to Iran, and died 
extremely old, A.H. 1070, at Kâshân (extracts from his 
mathnawi 35 (قضا و‎ 11. 3209-3219 )۱۵۷۵-۱۵۷۷(۰ 

69. Maulawi Jalâl-aldin Rimi, the famous author of 
the mathnawi, born A.H. 604, the 6th of Rabi'-alaw wal, 
died sixty-nine years old (extracts from the (55x44). 
Ff, 3218-350? (10vv—(1r1). 

70. Shaikh Nizâm-aldin Abi Muhammad Ahmad bin 
Yüsuf bin Muwayyad of Ganja, with the takhallus 
Nizâmi, the celebrated epie poet (extracts from his 
khamsah). Ff. 350b—428b (1ara—tvar). 

71. Mulla Nazim of Harât, a pupil of Maulana 
Fasihi, was in Shah Sulaiman Şafawi's time the pane- 
gyrist of “Abbâs Kulikhân Shâmlü, the governor of 
Harât (extracts from his lea; (یوسف و‎ FE 428b— 

440) ((var—tatt). 

72. Mir ‘Abd-al'al Najat of Isfahan (extracts from 
.کل کشتی‎ Pİ. 44ob—4429 ((417—1419). 

73. Mirzâ Tâhir Wahid of Kazwin, was in high 
favour with Shah ‘Abbas II, and became grand wazir 
under Shah Sulaiman (extracts from three mathnawis). 
Pİ. 4423-4595 (1414-1a0r). 

74. Mulla Wahshi Bafiki of Yazd, died A.H. got 
(extracts from the ,خلد برین‎ the ,فرهاد وشیرین‎ and two 
short mathnawis, در مدح ح ولی سلطان‎ and .(در هچو‎ Ff. 
|| 7 )۱۸۵۳-۱۸۸۳(۰ 

5. Mirzâ Muhammad Rafi Waiz of Kazwin, went 
to ۹ under Shâhjahân, author of د‎ diwân, of the 
well-known ae رابواب‎ and of a mathnawi, EYE) در‎ 
جنک شاه ععاس ثانی صفوی بانلم خان اوزدات‎ (extracts 
from this mathnawi). Ff. 473P—478b (1aar—ta4ar). 

76. Mulla ‘Abdallah Hatifi, Jami’s nephew, the last 
great epic poet of the Persians (extracts from بل‎ 
,تیمور نامه دو مجنون‎ and وخسرو‎ vid) Ff. 478b— 
505) (141r—ı 981). 

77. Mullâ Badr-aldin Hilâli of Astarâbâd, whose 
death is fixed here in A.H. 936 (extracts from the شاه‎ 
درویش‎ yusually called رشاه وکدا‎ and the .(صفات العاشقین‎ 
FF. څې 1 و-نوهو‎ (1484-1440). 

78. Mir Yahyâ Kâshi, seems to have been a native of 
Shirâz, not of Lâhijân or Kumm, as other biographers 
state, but lived at Kâshân. He went to India under 
Shâhjahân, was the panegyrist of Dârâ Shuküh, and 
contemporary with Kudsi and Kalim. He died A.H. 
1074 (extracts from a رشاهچهان نامه‎ otherwise called 



India under Shâhjahân, died .د‎ 1060, ib. 39. 
Kizilbashkhân Umid of Hamadân, whose original 
name was Muhammad Rida, went to India in the 
beginning of Bahâdurshâh's reign, died a. H. 1155 
(chronogram, کشت ی امید‎ (, on fol. 
3ob. 40. Sirâj-aldin ‘Alikhan Ârzü, died A.H. 1169, 
on fol. 312, 41, Mir Ghulam “Ali, with the takhalluş 
Azâd, of Balgrâm, an Indian poet, and author of the 
سواد‎ the عامره‎ aly , ete., died A.H. 1200, on fol. 
رچ‎ 42. Badr-aldin Muhammad Cadi, panegyrist of 
Sultan Muhammad Tughlukshâh, on fol. 32>, 43. 
Shaikh Baha-aldin ‘Amili, author of the mathnawis 

px, ete., died A.H. 1030, under Shah‏ و yö, as‏ : حلوا 
“Abbâs, on fol. 34>. 44. Muhammad Rati'khân Badhil,‏ 
nephew of Mirzâ Ja'far of Mashhad, born in Shâhjahânâ-‏ 
bad, died A.H. 1133 (9), on fol. 36>. 45. Sayyid Abi‏ 
Talib of Isfahan, on fol. 39> (only extracts from his‏ 
are given ; ncither bio-‏ حمله حیيدری continuation of the‏ 
graphy nor date appears). 46. Mirza‘Abd-alkadir Bidil,‏ 
flourished in India, was i